See also:mineral springs issued from the
See also:earth . Over a
See also:hundred can be identified, some declaring by their
See also:modern names their
See also:ancient use:
See also:les-Bains in Savoy (
See also:Aquae Sabaudicae), Aix-en-
See also:Provence (Aquae Sextiae), Aix-la-Chapelle or Aachen (Aquae Grani), &c . Only two occur in Britain: Aquae
See also:Solis —less correctly Aquae Solis—at Bath in
See also:Somerset, which was famous, and Buxton (called Aquae simply), which seems to have been far less important . Aquae Stills was occupied by the Romans almost as soon as they entered the
See also:island in A.U . 43, and flourished till the end of the
See also:period . It was frequented by soldiers quartered in Britain, by the Britons, and by visitors from
See also:north Gaul, and its name was known in Italy, though patients probably seldom travelled so far . Like most mineral springs known to the ancients, it was under the
See also:protection of a
See also:local deity, the
See also:Celtic Sul, whom the Romans equated with their
See also:Minerva . Stately remains of its
See also:baths and
See also:temple have been found at various times, especially in 1790 and 1878-1895, and may still be seen there .
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