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A reconstruction of a Roman domus. Houses often had storefronts that they rented out to tenants which speaks to the expense of maintaining a household (and slaves).

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Roman Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Roman Food, Third Rome, Roman History, Ancient Rome, Roman Empire, Greece, Cities

Daily life around a Roman insula. Roman apartment buildings contained vendors on the first floor and living quarters on the floors above. The apartments in the insulae lacked most basic amenities, such as kitchens and bathrooms. As a result, Romans lived a highly communal lifestyle. The lower classes used public baths and toilets, ate in restaurants, and spent leisure time in common spaces, like the forum.

Daily life around a Roman insula. Roman apartment buildings contained vendors…