What Are Greek Houses Made Of?


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Ancient Greek houses were made out of sun-dried brick that rested on a foundation of stones. The sun-dried brick material was not dependable or secure and would often crumble.

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Many of the homes in Greece had a courtyard, and this was the center of activity. These homes were divided into different areas for men and women. An andron was a room specifically reserved for the men to entertain other male guests. This room had its own separate entrance that opened onto the street so that any male guests who came to visit did not see or cross paths with the women of the house.

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