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Francesca Ghedini and Silvia Bullo

This article serves as an appendix to a compilation of research which has been published on the residential dwellings in the Roman towns of modern Tunisia (1st–6th c. A.D.). It focuses on the houses that can be dated with certainty to the late antique period. From an architectural/structural point of view, these houses are little different from what is known of the aristocratic residences of preceding chronological phases, showing a preference for multiple large reception rooms. However, their figured mosaics cover new thematic areas (and related sub-areas and subjects) connected to the self-representational needs of the ruling social class.