- (in an ancient Roman house) a large, open room at the side of the peristyle farthest from the main entrance.
Origin of tablinum
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Tablinum, in a Roman house, the room between the atrium and the peristyle.Architecture
Thomas Roger Smith
The height of the tablinum at the lintel should be one eighth more than its width.Ten Books on Architecture
The tablinum was an appendage of the atrium, and usually entirely open to it.
The floor is elevated two steps above the level of the tablinum.
Alexas accompanied the Queen to the tablinum, where they found the eunuch.Cleopatra, Complete