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Domus and Houses

Domus

The typical Roman House, which was widely distributed (from the beginning) even in the Latin cities such as Praeneste, was called domus by the Latins. Today archaeologists indicate with this word urban single-family housing, variable-size, whose rooms are articulated around a central opend courtyard (atrium) that provides light inside the rooms, usually closed to outside for safety reasons. At the ... Read More »