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Can you name the Latin Names for Parts of Roman Houses?

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Part of HouseLatin Name
Rectangular recesses on each side of the atrium, containing cabinets which contained imagines
A back door of a Roman house
Rooms for entertainment of large groups
Open court at rear of tablinum, planted with flowers, trees, and stubs, usually with a fountain at the centre of the garden
Single room of early Roman house
Quadrilateral opening in the centre of the roof
Heavy chest in tablinum/office, chained to the floor and containing valuables
Common mosaic with this 'dog' warning
Bedroom used for daytime rest
Dining room
Rooms with permanent seats, apparently for lectures, readings, or other entertainments
Cement wall
Wall with small blocks of uniform size with a square outer face
Part of HouseLatin Name
Slave who looks after building and collects rents from those renting the house
Roman floor
Separation between street and house, an open court/ornamental pavement
Space hollowed into floor to hold rain water
The type of atrium perhaps lighted with clerestory windows
Roman library room
Sun deck, laid out as a garden with flowers and shrubs
Room with images of the gods
Cement combined with crushed terra cotta to make a waterproof lining for cisterns
Doorman kept on duty behind door
Bedroom used for nightime rest

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