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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Feb 8 Naples 586

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 corner to give notice of coming. But the generality of strangers and peasants did not bring their wagons inside of the city walls. Just without the Herculaneum gate are a long row of brick sheds, stalls, and stables where they were left while the owners walked through the compact city. As the city was only about a half-mile in diameter it must have been crowded, and doubtless many lived outside the walls-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 We went into several of the best private houses. In one there was a bust and pedestal in a single block of marble, the pedestal bearing the name of Cornelio Rufo.In the atrium by the impluvium (rain water basin) are two hansomely [sic] carved marble pedestals for a table but the cover has not been found-

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 The residences were entirely different from those of today- The front rooms were devoted to shops or offices- The residence was entered through a hallway (vestibulum) leading to the court (atrium) around which was arranged, the family rooms, and in the centre of which was always a shallow impluvium- This court was always open and surrounded by a covered passage, beyond it was the tablinum, and beyond that came a large open court

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 [-House of Cornelio Rufo-]

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