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So-called House of the Doric Peristyle

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Valeria Vitale
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Oct 26, 2020 12:12 AM History
A large private house in Cyrene.

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  • So-called House of the Doric Peristyle connection Cyrene (unspecified date range)



The house is named after its large Doric peristyle, onto which many of the rooms open. The house also featured a number of mosaics that are now partly still in place and partly exhibited in the museum of Cyrene. According to Goodchild, it was destroyed by fire (possibly in the fourth century AD).

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Valeria Vitale, and Jeffrey Becker, 'So-called House of the Doric Peristyle: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 02 October 2023]

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