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Wroxeter Roman City: the outdoor pool at the baths.

Wroxeter Roman City: the outdoor pool at the baths.

triclinium domus romana reconstruccion

triclinium domus romana reconstruccion

Reconstruction picture of the House of the Vestals. They lived here at state expense.

Reconstruction picture of the House of the Vestals. They lived here at state expense.

10. insulae:  apartment blocks in which poor Romans lived.  (sometimes 6 stories high and poorly built, they often collapsed).

10. insulae: apartment blocks in which poor Romans lived. (sometimes 6 stories high and poorly built, they often collapsed).

Compluvium/Impluvium:  This design was created to catch rainwater from the roofs when it rained.  The water would flow from the compluvium into the pool like impluvium.  I thought this was a pretty clever invention they had, almost like modern day rain catchers for gardens.

Compluvium/Impluvium: This design was created to catch rainwater from the roofs when it rained. The water would flow from the compluvium into the pool like impluvium. I thought this was a pretty clever invention they had, almost like modern day rain catchers for gardens.

Ancient Rome interior | The Baths of Caracalla | Completed in 216 A.D. | Named after the emperor Caracalla

Ancient Rome interior | The Baths of Caracalla | Completed in 216 A.D. | Named after the emperor Caracalla

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