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Roman city and house City is very well planned and organized. Phorum – plaza. The space is filled with  public monument and structures. Sculptures are a part of people’s everyday life.  Reliefs on architecture to convey the legitimacy of the emperor and ideas of the  people at time. Art was a part of their political and social life. Market was next to  phorum – part of their economic everyday life. In the central part of the city. The  amphitheatre are built on the side of the city. Takes up a large space. So it was  also a big part of their public life.  In the private villas – sculptures and paintings were also a part of their private life.  They show their intelligence through their own portraits, paintings of social life,  ornamental things in their homes, etc. Normally it consists of kitchen, bed room,  atrium and mixture of exterior and interiors. Pool that collects rainwater. Mosaics.  They often have a garden and courtyard, not only to get light inside the house but 
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