Because of privacy, security, and expense, there were few ____ on the street.
The typical Pompeiian town house consisted of ____ parts.
The "black room," called this because____, was a large front room known as the ātrium.
|A)||it was painted black|
|B)||of smoke from the hearth|
|C)||there were no windows|
|D)||it was used for mourning|
An opening in the roof of the ātrium provided access to light, air, and rainwater, which was collected in a cistern known as the ____.
Typically on one side of the hall leading to the ātrium there was a small shop, and on the other side there was the room of the ____.
|B)||father and protector of the home|
|C)||renter of the shop|
Sometimes in the entrance hall, a depiction of ____ was shown either by mosaic or painting.
|B)||a fierce dog|
|C)||the residing family|
|D)||the father of the household|
Opposite the entrance to the hall was the ____.
There were often two dining rooms, ____ determining which room would be used.
|A)||the number of people expected at dinner|
|B)||the importance and status of the guests|
|C)||the time of year|
|D)||the time of day|
The floors of these ancient homes were usually made of ____, as in Italy today.
|C)||tile or flagstone|
|D)||marble or granite|
Lamps, which burned olive oil, were placed all around the house and were usually made of bronze or ____.
Kitchen utensils and dishes made of earthenware were usually ____ and decorated.
Romans expanded their homes vertically and lived in apartment houses called ____.
Though much like today's apartment buildings, the Romans may have outdone us in ____.
|A)||imaginative use of building materials|
|B)||the number of people who could be housed in each building|
|C)||safety and convenience|
|D)||location and structural soundness|
The apartment buildings were ____.
|A)||clean and quiet|
|B)||owned by the very wealthy|
|C)||not very safe|
|D)||10 to 14 stories high|
Wealthier Romans usually lived in individual houses or ground floor apartments around the ____.