"See the DOMUS AUREA. Nero..." Rome Favorite Tip by drolkar

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Favorite thing: See the <font color=red><b>DOMUS AUREA</font></b>. Nero fiddled while Rome burned (A.D. 64)... and then he rebuilt his villa ! After Nero's suicide in A.D. 68, subsequent Roman emperors tried to cover up all remaining traces of their mad predecessor by building on top of his creation: hence the Baths of Titus and Trajan, the Temple of Venus and Rome...

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  • Updated Aug 24, 2002
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