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In Mr. Hungerford Pollen's useful handbook there is a description of each room in a Roman house, with its proper Latin title and purpose; and we know from other descriptions of Ancient Rome that the residences in the Imperial City were divided into two distinct classes-that of _domus_ and _insula_, the former being the dwellings of the Roman nobles, and corresponding to the modern _Palazzi_, while the latter were the habitations of the middle and lower classes.
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Each _insula _ consisted of several sets of apartments, generally let out to different families, and was frequently surrounded by shops.
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Idque tam inclementer et auare nonnulli fecerunt, vt Christianæ omnis humanitatis prorsus obliti, e continente abreptos vtriusque sexus hominis, nulla nec ætatis nec valetudinis habita ratione, nauibus in vicinas insulas transportarent.
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Dicuntur enim in exigua quadam insula ad septem millia defecisse.
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Apud fustitudinas, ferricrepinas insulas, (34) ubi vivos homines mortui incursant boves.
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Reipublicae Statu deque Nova Insula Utopia_, 1516), the political theory of the Frenchman, Jean Bodin (_Six Livres de la République_, 1577, Latin 1584; also a philosophico-historical treatise, _Methodus ad Facilem Historiarum Cognitionem_, and the _Colloquium Heptaplomeres_, edited by Noack, 1857), and the law of war of the Italian, Albericus Gentilis, at his death professor in Oxford (_De Jure Belli_, 1588).
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He died in the reign of William Rufus, and was buried in the priory which he had founded at Abergavenny; having no issue, he gave the aforesaid castle and lands to Brian de Insula, or Brian de Wallingford, his nephew, by his sister Lucia.
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This island once afforded, according to the old accounts, an asylum to twenty thousand saints, and after death, graves to as many of their bodies; whence it has been called Insula Sanctorum, the Isle of Saints.
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The earliest description of the island itself is by an anonymous author known as "Pseudo-Gildas," supposed to be a thirteenth-century Breton writer (Meyer's "Voyage of Bram," I. p. 237), and quoted by Archbishop Usher in his "British Ecclesiastical Antiquities" (1637), p. 273, who thus describes it in Latin hexameters:- "Cingitur oceano memorabilis insula nullis Desolata bonis: non fur, nec praedo, nec hostis Insidiatur ibi: nec vis, nec bruma nec aestas, Immoderata furit.
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Peter Martyr also mentions the name in his account of the fourth voyage: "Ex Guaassa insula et Taia Maiaque et cerabazano, regionibus Veraguæ occidentalibus scriptum reliquit Colonus, hujus inventi princeps," etc.
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The description of a crowded insula, or lodging-house, in Petronius, (c. 95, 97,) perfectly tallies with the complaints of Juvenal; and we learn from legal authority, that, in the time of Augustus, (Heineccius, Hist.
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Haec proprios nuper tutata est insula saltus; Sive loci ingenio, seu Domini genio.
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Bat[)a]vi, the ancient inhabitants of the island of Batavia Batavia, or Batavorum Insula, _Holland_, a part of which still retains the name of _Betuwe_; formed by the Meuse and the Wal, G. iv.
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There was Gandalin, the squire of Amadis of Gaul, that was Count of the Insula Firme, and we read of him that he always addressed his lord with his cap in his hand, his head bowed down and his body bent double, more turquesco.
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Insula_ was a house for poor people, let out in rooms or flats to several families; as opposed to _domus_, the large mansion of a single wealthy family.
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Hinc bellissime habuit insula, quas cupiebat feminas; hinc procreata soboles_.
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Insula Bruti Anglica Carmente metra iuuante loquar.
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Examples of Insula

Example #1
Each _insula _ consisted of several sets of apartments, generally let out to different families, and was frequently surrounded by shops.
Example #2
The illustration will give an idea of this arrangement.
Example #3
In Mr. Hungerford Pollen's useful handbook there is a description of each room in a Roman house, with its proper Latin title and purpose; and we know from other descriptions of Ancient Rome that the residences in the Imperial City were divided into two distinct classes-that of _domus_ and _insula_, the former being the dwellings of the Roman nobles, and corresponding to the modern _Palazzi_, while the latter were the habitations of the middle and lower classes.
Example #4
The houses described by Mr. Pollen appear to have had no upper story, but as ground became more valuable in Rome, houses were built to such a height as to be a source of danger, and in the time of Augustus there were not only strict regulations as to building, but the height was limited to 70 feet.
Example #5
Eorum non pauci qui mari non assueuerant, et in sentinam abdebantur, et fame, foetore, et squallore crudeliter absorpti sunt.
Example #6
Alij mercibus illos permutare soliti sunt, alioue modo distrabere.