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1 Salve lucrum! (Welcome $$$) Cave canem! (Beware of dog)

2 The floor in the vestibulum often had a tiled mosaic with messages for the visitor like The floor in the vestibulum often had a tiled mosaic with messages for the visitor like Have! (Greetings!)

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6 Villa Romana Home for upper-class citizens. Poor people lived in very tiny, cramped apartments. Poor people lived in very tiny, cramped apartments. Front view of a villa Romana (reconstruction)

7 Model of villa Romana from the back. Model of a typical insula or apartment building. Where the poor lived. Upper floors were made of wood=fire hazard people in one of two rooms=disease/filth.

8 1. Atrium: formal room for receiving guests. Roman atrium

9 2. Peristylum: open area with in the center of the house. Contained a small garden.

10 3. Vestibulum: A Roman house did not open directly onto the road, but into a small passage way, the vestibulum, the corridor which led from the main door onwards into the atrium was called the fauces (#4)

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12 5. Impluvium: pool in the middle of the atrium for catching and storing rainwater.

13 6. Alae: spare rooms with no specific use. 6. Alae: spare rooms with no known purpose. Triclinia (plural of triclinium) 7.Triclinium: dining room. Romans reclined and ate in these rooms. A large house would often have several triclinia. Lectus Romans reclined while they ate. They lay on lecti which were covered with cushions.

14 8. Tablinum: a large, open reception room connected to the atrium. Tablinum The tablinum is where the pater familias (Roman father) would conduct his daily business, meeting business associates, etc.

15 9. Exedra: large dining and party room. The walls were often decorated with garden themes. Mosaic from the floor of an exedra.

16 10. Taberna: large room on the front of the house with no access to the interior. Often used as shops, storage areas, even apartments for the poor. 10. Taberna: large room on the front of the house with no access to the interior. Often used as shops, storage areas, even apartments for the poor. Reconstruction of a Roman house with tabernae in the front. View of the ruins of a Roman house with tabernae in the coastal town of Herculaneum.

17 11. Cubiculum: cubicula (pl.) were mainly used as bedrooms. Reconstruction of Roman cubiculum. Cubicula were often painted to make them seem larger or more elaborate.

18 12. Andron: passageway from the atrium to the peristylum. 13. Posticum: entrance used by slaves or members of the household if they were trying to sneak around. 14. Bathroom 15. Culina: kitchen


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