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An introduction to the fire-brigade of Rome and Ostia.


[The barracks]
Barracks in RomeBarracks in Rome
A watch-house in RomeA watch-house in Rome
Caserma dei Vigili (II,V,1-2)Barracks in Ostia and Portus
BarsBars next to the Ostian barracks

[Religion in the barracks]
CarcopinoJ. Carcopino, La mosaïque de la caserne des vigiles à Ostie

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The remains of a high-pressure pump from Rome and a reconstruction drawing.
Ramieri 1990, fig. 4.