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This index presents a list of ancient author names and terms of the book titled The Nature and Function of Water, Baths, Bathing, and Hygiene from Antiquity through the Renaissance. The book explores the ways in which our ideas about the nature and function of water were shaped by a multitude of societies to create and strengthen social relationships, and how religion, politics, and science transformed, and dispute over water in daily life, ceremonies, and literature. It focuses on the medieval and Early Modern periods and attempts to locate the significance of water, both literally and figuratively, in the lives and mentalities of medieval and Early Modern peoples. The entries are arranged in alphabetical order.

Keywords: female bathers; healing water

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