Ancient Rome Research & Reading
Roman Life & History
Some general works on the history of ancient Rome include Everyday Life in Ancient Rome, and The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome. A History of the Roman People serves as a good introduction to the social lives of the Romans.
Homes & Houses
Some quality works on Roman homes include Ancient Roman Homes, The Houses of Roman Italy 100 B.C.-A.D. 250: Ritual, Space, and Decoration, and Houses, Villas, and Palaces in the Roman World.