latin roman family, house, and functions

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latin roman family, house, and functions
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2012-02-10 04:10:47
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roman family, roman house, city of rome
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  1. familia
    family
  2. paterfamilias
    male head of family (oldest male)
  3. servi
    slave
  4. liberi
    children
  5. vestibulum
    narrow coridor from door to atrium
  6. vomitorium
    room to vomit food to make room for more
  7. taberna
    shops
  8. triclinium
    dining room with 3 couches, 3 people on each couch
  9. tablinum
    office/library for man of house
  10. peristylium
    open air garden with no ceiling
  11. atrium
    • reception hall
    • place to greet guests
  12. cubiculum
    bedroom with lectus (bed)
  13. culina
    kitchen
  14. impluvium
    pool in atrium to catch water
  15. compluvium
    hole in ceiling for rain
  16. exedra
    • room at back of house
    • decorated for formal ocasions
  17. forum
    room for imporant state meetings
  18. capitoline, palatine
    7 hills
  19. circus
    place to race chariots
  20. circus maximus
    most famous roman circus
  21. metae
    kept track of number of laps in chariot race

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