Nero’s Domus Aurea – the golden house

Nero’s Domus Aurea – the golden house

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Nero’s first home as emperor was the “Domus Transitoria” which gained its name by virtue of linking the imperial properties on the Esquiline hill (Fagutal-Oppius on image below) which Augustus had inherited from Maecenas with the traditional site on the Palatine hill (hence the root of the word “palace”).   The great fire of Rome […]

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