This lesson discusses the importance of the home in Roman culture.
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An open-roofed court in the center of an ancient Roman house.
Square-shaped rooms in a Roman house.
An ancient Roman house, usually for the wealthy.
A rectangular basin for collecting rainwater, usually located in the middle of an atrium.
Minor deities associated with the home in ancient Rome.
A garden located near a columned porch in a Roman house.