Terms are antique baths which were initially widespread in Ancient Greece and already exactly from there by the Greek experience such baths came to Romans (the first Roman terms were constructed in the I century B.C. by the famous commander Agrippa) though in the subsequent ancient Roman terms and became so well-known.
The Roman terms represented some rooms, thus each of them had own certain temperature condition and the mission: in one room undressed, in the following, with a temperature is higher, were heated, visit of hotter room, then - the most heated room followed further, and already in the latest turn went to the cool room called frigidariy and were dipped into pools with thermal water. Also in the Roman terms there were special rooms where did massage, rooms in which rubbed with aromas, a place for occupations by physical exercises, and also the vacation spot and entertainments where it was possible will relax, to communicate to the acquaintances or friends, and also to esteem. And ancient Roman visit a term came to an end with a magnificent and grandiose feast.
One of features ancient Roman a term was unusual, but very effective system of a central heating which had the name gipokaust and consisted in a special structure of rooms a term at which heated water and air circulated in cavities of walls and under a floor of rooms. Walls, and also sometimes floors, were trimmed by marble or plaster.