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Regio II


Regio II occupies the eastern sector of Pompeii, bounded to the north by the Via dell'Abbondanza and to the west by the Via di Nocera.

Regio II contains the Amphitheatre (in insula 6) and the Large Palaestra (Insula 7). Of the remaining 7 insulae in the area, insulae 2, 3, 4 and 8 contain properties of particular interest and these are examined here in more detail. Apart from the recreational facilities, the area is a general mix of commercial and domestic properties.


Reg II, Ins 2 Reg II, Ins 3 Reg II, Ins 4 Reg II, Ins 8

Plan of Regio II

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Tour of Regio II

To examine any of the four featured insulae in Regio II in more detail, select the insula from the map or from the table below. Each featured insula has its own individual plan, a full list of all properties it contains, and expanded details of the most notable buildings.


Insula
Comments
Reg II, Ins 2
Domestic insula mostly occupied by the House of Octavius Quartio.
Reg II, Ins 3
Sparsely built on insula which includes the House of Venus in a Shell.
Reg II, Ins 4
Insula almost completely occupied by the House of Julia Felix.
Reg II, Ins 6
Completely occupied by the Amphitheatre.
Reg II, Ins 7
Fully occupied by the Large Palaestra.
Reg II, Ins 8
Few buildings with much of the insula laid out as private gardens.




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