Roman insulae – apartments – Roman architecture

By |2019-03-22T08:47:17-07:00September 4th, 2017|Romans|

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). Roman houses Roman architecture All our ancient Rome articles Did most people live [...]