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Regio VIII


Regio VIII occupies the south western sector of Pompeii, bounded to the north by the Via Marina and the Via dell'Abbondanza and to the east by the Via di Stabia. The regio also defines the southern limits of the forum and contains the administrative offices of the Hall of the Aediles, the Curia and the Hall of the Duoviri.

The regio is composed of 7 insulae as shown in the graphic below. Of these, insulae 2 and 4 contain properties that are examined here in more detail.


Reg VIII, Ins 2 Reg VIII, Ins 4

Plan of Regio VIII..




Tour of Regio VIII

To examine either of the featured insulae in Regio VIII 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 VIII, Ins 2
General mix of domestic, administrative and commercial properties.
Reg VIII, Ins 4
Mix of housing and commercial premises. House of Cornelius Rufus.




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