Roman insulae – apartments – Roman architecture

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Insulae at Ostia (can you see where the wooden balconies would have been?) Roman apartment buildings In big cities, most Romans lived in apartment buildings we call insulae (IN-sue-lie), or islands (because they often took up a whole city block). They're not just in the city of Rome, but also in Ostia (the [...]