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4h 43min, apr 30, 62 y - House of the Vettii

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Stone and fresco
Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii was thriving up to its destruction from Mount Vesuvius

House of the Vettii gives us insights to domestic life. Preserves what Roman life was like at this time.

Functions not only as a residence but also as shows the rituals of daily and social life.

The domus played a key part in the reinforcement of social hierarchy as the patron (patronus) would receive his clients (clientes) in the atrium of his domus each business day. Clients sought support and favors from patron; patron provided security and protection.

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4h 43min, apr 30, 62 y
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~ 1957 years ago

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