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Cellars & Heating Rooms

Beyond the exterior Procatori, and adjoining to the Arcade, are a number of vaults, which were probably employed as Cella Servorum (b), or Cells for the Slaves; though originally, and during the time that Diocletian held the empire, they might be used for lodging the Pretorian Soldiers.

In those Cellae which lie next to the walls of the Bathing Apartments, were the Hypocauston (c); the Propnygeon (d); the Milliarium (e) i; and Cella Lignari; Lignaria (Tf); which were the names that the Ancients gave to the places and machinery employed for heating their baths, and other apartments.

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