Roman house

Roman house

A Classical Roman dwelling, the external entrance of which opened into a quadrangular court (atrium, 1). In the ceiling of the atrium, an opening (compluvium) to the sky provided daylight and acted as an inlet for rainwater, which was collected in a pool (impluvium) sunk in the floor directly below the opening.
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Before his death in May, during a half-term family outing to a beauty spot, Wadud had been working on a project to build a Roman house in the grounds of Hadrian School in Newcastle.
The layout of the sophisticated design school building was modeled on a Roman house with atrium.
Lutherans tend to think of Paul's letter to the Romans as their book, but a "Lutheran" reading of Romans has been under attack in recent years from the "new perspective on Paul" and the emphasis on reading Romans in the light of social issues in the Roman house churches.
There's a major Roman house being put together, and in the church there are floor mosaics that wouldn't disgrace Ravenna.
Rather than the usual linear progression, the exhibition divides the circular space into rooms of a Roman house representing different aspects of everyday Roman life as turned to stone on that one day in 79AD.
The second pan, called the Amiens Patera, came to light in 1949 at the site of a Roman house in Amiens in France.
Among these documents, and revealed here for the first time, are a previously unknown plan of a Roman house (or possibly bathhouse) located on the northern edge of Carthage (p.
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THE STORY Gladiatorial prequel to the hit Spartacus TV series traces the bloody glories of the original champion of the Roman House of Batiatus, Gannicus (Dustin Clare) who fights in the brutal arena.
Digging deeper at one spot, the archaeologists uncovered the ruins of a dried brick house from the mid-2nd century as well as well-preserved wooden parts of a Roman house from the 1st century.