Roman House, Delos

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
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published on 05 October 2013
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The remains of a 2-1st century BCE Roman house on the island of Delos. The building is known as the House of Hermes and was originally of five stories, three of which survive. The building includes a peristyle, stairs, and various rooms including a bathroom. Such tall buildings, as here, were typically built into hillsides.

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, October 05). Roman House, Delos. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2047/roman-house-delos/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Roman House, Delos." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 05, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2047/roman-house-delos/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Roman House, Delos." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 05 Oct 2013. Web. 31 Jul 2021.