Scribo wrote:Well this is one of those things we get frustrated over apparently. One of my lecturers, an archaeologist, used to claim that she would give her hand to have an actual Greek house. Working from memory here, not an archaeologist...We have some foundations here and there, like at Olynthus (since marred by the government).
Scribo wrote: and quite a lot of descriptions, plus elements of houses like the fire pit things that we have no idea what they were for but no actual complete houses. Nor is there any reason for them to have been uniform, quite a lot of materials would have been used.
Scribo wrote: If you're after a book then the "industry standard" would be The Classical Greek House by J Morgan. .
...ἀποστέγασιν τἠν στέγην ὅπου ἦν... Mk. 2:4
Markos wrote:I don't know much about this topic, but it brings to mind the great GNT verb ἀποστεγάζω. When a paralytic could not get in to see Jesus, Mark tells us that his friends just...ἀποστέγασιν τἠν στέγην ὅπου ἦν... Mk. 2:4
For most of my life I have lived around people who would consider themselves poor--at least by American standards--but I've never been in a house so shabby that four guys could de-roof it.
Scribo wrote:L. Nevett, 1999. House and Society in the Ancient Greek World. Cambridge, .
Scribo wrote:Welcome, only wish I knew something decent on the topic, let us know what you find.
louieclee wrote:Ancient Greek houses were made with big and small stones as we can see in the image Greek's historic civilization is really famous among the historiens.
It was to the advantage of those who were endangered that the flood came by day, for p355most of the people escaped in time from their houses to the higher parts of the city; and also that the houses were not constructed of sun-dried brick but of stone and that for this reason those who took refuge upon the roofs were safe. 8 Yet in this great disaster more than five hundred persons lost their lives, while some houses collapsed completely and others were badly shaken.
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