P&H the economy, trade, commerce, industries, occupations

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Primary
textiles, wine, olives, fish
wine
traded popularly
olives
olive oil
fish
Garum
Secondary
bakeries, fast food, taverns, brothels
Bakeries
pistrini
Fast food
thermopolia
Taverns
cuponae
Brothels
lupenarae
trade was
a vital part of Pompeii's revenue
most well known item to be traded were
wine, olive oil and garum sauce
imports were popular
pottery, oil, wine, furniture
trade routes
very popular
Pompeii was the centre of trade
in Southern Campania for 600 yeats
Herculaneum
not a major trading centre
600 excavated privately owned shops
workshops, bars, taverns, inns
Basilica
a law court and a place for business meetings
Markets
found in the forum
markets specialised in
sale of fish and meet
market day
was on Saturn's Day
markets invited
travelling pedlars to sell goods
An example of a villa is
Villa Regina
Wine presses found in
private houses
Pliny the elder comment on wine
"It has been observed that Pompeian wines are rather dangerous as they may cause headaches which last until noon the next day"
Coins
found dating back to Nero's time indicating that ther was markets
Fish scales
found in underground channels
Small temple
for sacrificial banquets as well as featuring as an auction room and money exchanging place
Wax tablets
found in house of Caecilius Iucundus which showed record of business transactions
Marcus Artorius Primus
named on theatres at Pompeii
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