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#Pompeya #AntiguaRoma #Domus

1. En el año de la erupción del Vesubio, el 24 de agosto de 79 d.C., había en Pompeya unas 1.500 viviendas, en las que vivían entre 8.000 y 10.000 personas (40% esclavos), y no todas las residencias eran señoriales, había de varios tipos.
2. Los más pobres vivían en pequeñas habitaciones instaladas en la trastienda de un taller o negocio, o sobre un altillo (pergula) que no superaba los 50 m2. Los domicilios de los pequeños comerciantes, libertos y artesanos tenían entre 120 y 350 m2. y las habitaciones ⤵️
3. se disponĂ­an en torno a un atrio cubierto, a un jardĂ­n interno (xystus) o a un pasillo.
Luego estaban las casas señoriales o villas de la aristocracia local, los comerciantes ricos y la alta burguesía. La fachada de estas viviendas solía ser sencilla, sobria.
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Most of the urban area in #Pompeii consisted in private households. Therefore, the city provides an excellent vantage point to learn more about Roman housing and its evolution over time. Image
The upper classes mainly lived in #domus, large houses sometimes covering an area of about 3,000 sq. m. The domus were usually based on the same main structure. The front door led into the #atrium, a large central hall open at the roof. Image
Around the atrium the other rooms of the house were located: the bedrooms (#cubicula), the servants’ quarters, the dining rooms (#triclinia) and living rooms. ImageImage
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