In ancient Rome, the domus was the type of house occupied by the upper
classes and some ... Leading off the Atrium were cubicula (bedrooms) a dining
room triclinium where guests could recline on cou...
Sample Plan of a Roman House. plan of domus. A, atrium, formal entrance hall.
Al, ala, "wings" opening from atrium. C, cubiculum, small room; bedroom.
The domus included multiple rooms, indoor courtyards, gardens and ... Thus a
wealthy Roman citizen lived in a large house separated into two parts, and linked
Insulae: Insulae were apartments used by poor Roman citizens for housing. ...
Domus: Wealthy and influential Romans owned larger and more opulent housing
... The master of the house known as Dominus had his and his family's rooms all
The House of the Vine is typical of many Pompeian houses, with a rectangular
floor ... Visitors to the house would be shown into the atrium, a large, central room
Roman houses were so well built, if you were rich, that many examples of ...
These flats were known as insulae and only contained two rooms at the most. ...
tell the wealth of an owner of a Roman house by simply looking at the size of the
The wealthy lived in single family homes called domus of various sizes
depending on how rich they ... Here are some of the rooms in a typical Roman
The diagram below is of the floorplan of a typical Roman villa. See the ... room. (
triclinium). Kitchen. (culina). Larder. Bathhouse. Bedroom. (cubiculum). Corridor ...
Pompeii and Herculaneum offer us an exceptional insight into Roman life in ....
their size from a shop with a single back room to a house with enough space to ...
There were many Roman villas of which there were basically two types - the the
villa urbana and the villa rustica. Roman Villa ... The following plan of a Roman
Villa indicates the the location of rooms in a small Roman Villa. ... Large