Fauces, the passage from the atrium to the peristyle in a Roman house.
Tablinum, in a Roman house, the room between the atrium and the peristyle.
It had a peristyle of ugly columns at the top of a flight of steps.
A peristyle that has one such higher colonnade is called a Rhodian peristyle.
He was out in the peristyle now, bowing low before the captain-general.