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Very grand, surrounded by 7 hills for protection, lots of impressive buildings.
Center or nucleus of the city, business/social center, rectangular open space.
Surrounded the forum, long open structures supported by columns, open air meeting place.
Chief market place of Rome and the oldest/greatest forum.
Romans created, mixed volcanic dust and lime mortar, used as core for walls.
Romans adopted it and used it in different ways.
Putting a series of arches side by side.
Several arches crossing in different directions and intersecting in the center.
Series of arches joined in line, built across a valley and/or river.
1-3 levels of joining arches, carried water in and out of the city.
Vaulted arches for the glory of the emperor or to represent victories.
Copied from Greeks, decorated buildings.
The most famous amphitheater.
A closed structure built on high a platform with a column porch in front.
A temple dedicated to all gods.
Center of the house - living room.
A hole in the ceiling of the atrium.
A pool under the compluvium.
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