Welcome the the Familia

Welcome to the Family (Familia)

Familia looks like it ought to be the Latin word for family but beware, in Latin law, it meant the whole household, including not just the family group, but their slaves too. Equally the Latin word for house – domus – includes the actual building of the house and all the people within it.

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