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a quadrangle opening in the atrium of the Roman house, towards which the roof sloped so as to throw the rain water in a shallow cistern or impluvium in the floor

Compluvium

2

An open drain in Etruscan Cities

Cloaca Maxima

3

Public Baths

Thermae

4

Small Public Bath

Balneum

5

Public Open Space for Social, Civic and Market Purposes found in every Roman Towns

Forum

6

Chariot Racing

Circus

7

Roman correspondent to Greek Agora

Roman Forum

8

Used for assembly for dispensing justice

Basilica

9

a great awning drawn over a Roman theatres and amphitheatres to protect people from the sun

Velarium

10

Cold Bath

Frigidarium

11

Hot Bath

Calidarium

12

Warm Bath

Tepidarium

13

Sweating room in Roman Baths

Sudatorium

14

A room for undressing in Roman Bath House

Apodyterium

15

Three Types of Houses in Rome

1. Villa - Country House
2. Domus - Private House
3. Insula - block of flats in Roman towns

16

Eye Circular Window

Oculus

17

Temple of the gods

Pantheon