Stefan Turcu

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A Roman Slum with a Tavern. (circa AD 100) (Peter Connolly/insulae /user: Aethon)

A Roman Slum with a Tavern. (circa AD (Peter Connolly/insulae /user: Aethon) Even though Gaius Julius Caesar was of a patrician family, he was born and raised in Subura, a slum area such as depicted here.

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insul was a kind of apartment building that housed most of the urban citizen population of ancient Rome, including ordinary people of lower- or middle-class status (the plebs) and all but the wealthiest from the upper-middle class.

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The Temple of Venus and Roma Rome 135 AD 31 m. tall, 145 m. in width The Temple of Venus and Roma (Latin: Templum Veneris et Romae) is thought to have been the largest temple in.