An Abridgment of the Second Volume of the British Treasury

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They worked as household servants or farm labourers for the wealthy, or miners and industrial workers for businessmen. Two civilizations that have a multitude of similarities as well as differences are the Greeks and the Romans. This animation takes you through the house and grounds, and the article shows blueprints and explanations, too. "The resourceful folks over at Ancient Vine and Museum Victoria have given a go at virtually reconstructing the typical Roman domus of a ‘well-to-do’ family."

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