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Chapter 7 Culture
Transcript of Chapter 7 Culture
where most poor Romans lived in the city.
they were stacked on top of each other.
a wealthy Roman would own his own home in the city.
Wealthy Romans would also own a country house where they would visit in the summer. The vīlla was made up of 3 parts. 1st part held the: dining room, bakery, bedrooms, baths, kitchen, and the courtyard.
altar, where prayers were made to the gods. set up in the atrium (main room, entry hall)
entry hall, main room
small opening in the ceiling where water fell
pool below the compluvium in the atrium which collected the rain water
open courtyard located within the home
This was the second part of a Roman vīlla. This part housed the slaves and the livestock.
3rd part: storage
storehouses of grain, wine and oil presses, storage vats, hay lofts, ārea (open space) for grain
Name for all three parts of the vīlla (family's quarters, slaves' and animal's quarters, storage quarters)
luxurious, and would take up most of the estate
this was separate from the farm, and the wealthiest of Romans would have had one.
it would have winter and summer apartments.
country houses located by the sea (mare)
these were like city houses located in an atmosphere similar to the quiet countryside.
the walls of a Roman's home would include paintings of: country houses, landscaped gardens, woods, hills, fish ponds, canals, rivers, coasts, people strolling, boats, etc.