Regionaries-Type Insulae 2: Architectural/Residential Units at Rome

@article{Storey2002RegionariesTypeI2,
  title={Regionaries-Type Insulae 2: Architectural/Residential Units at Rome},
  author={Glenn R. Storey},
  journal={American Journal of Archaeology},
  year={2002},
  volume={106},
  pages={411 - 434}
}
The architectural/residential unit (ARU) concept previously defined and elaborated for Ostia is here considered in light of the Roman evidence. I conclude that the ARU is the best candidate to be the archaeological correlate of the term insula in the Regionaries. This conclusion is drawn in light of (1) the weight of evidence from review of the documentary sources that points to or is compatible with the concept of the ARU; (2) statistical analysis of the figures given in the Regionaries that… 

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