CLC Unit 1 Stage 1 Culture

Parts of a Roman house
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triclīnium
People lay down when they ate in this room.
culīna
This room usually had a small oven and metal pots that could be used on hot charcoal.
latrīna
If you were lucky, your house might have this small bathroom located near the kitchen.
larārium
Household gods were worshipped at this small shrine.
peristyle
This covered colonnade surrounded the garden.
compluvium
You could see the sky through this feature of the reception hall.
ātrium
Guests would be received in this room.
hortus
Fountains and ornamental plants could be found in this part of a Roman house.
cubiculum
You would sleep in this small room.
faucēs
Once inside the front door, you walked down this short hallway.
impluvium
This caught rainwater for use in the house.
tablīnum
You could walk through this office/study to reach the courtyard garden.
tabernae
These were retail shops on either side of the front door.
iānua
You entered a Roman house through this.
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