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27 08, 2017

Roman dining rooms – the triclinium

By |2018-04-24T23:37:50-07:00August 27th, 2017|Romans|0 Comments

Poor people often ate their meals in bars or fast food restaurants. Here a barmaid brings a drink to two men sitting on chairs. The words show the men arguing about whose drink it is. Poor Romans (which was most people) ate sitting at a wooden table, the way you do, on wooden [...]

27 08, 2017

Roman houses – Ancient Rome

By |2019-09-15T06:59:39-07:00August 27th, 2017|Romans|5 Comments

Roman houses: A model of a typical house (from Egypt) Living in one room Most people in the Roman Empire lived with their whole family in one room of a sort of small apartment house. These were built, like many cheap apartment houses in the United States today, around two or three sides of a courtyard, [...]