Domus

Villa Vetti

An Ancient Roman Villa – A Cultural Ideal of Rural Life Pt 1

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Roman commentator Pliny the Elder recorded two kinds of villas: villa urbana, a country seat easily reached from Rome and villa rustica, the farm-house estate

Ancient Greek House and Garden

Ancient Greek House and Garden

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No other ancient people were so dynamic and so creative as the Ancient Greeks. Their citizens enjoyed architecture, paintings, sculptures, metalwork and pottery of unparalleled brilliance and sophistication. For many centuries the domus (house) played only a marginal role in the everyday life of the Greeks, providing shelter. Just like…