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Domus Augustana

Rome, Lazio, Italy

History Hit

24 Nov 2020
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About Domus Augustana

The Domus Augustana on the Palatine Hill was a magnificent palace used as the residence of Rome’s emperors.

Built by the Emperor Domitian, the incredible remains of the Domus Augustana include a remarkable courtyard with the remnants of a fountain and many of its walls.

The Domus Augustana should not be confused with the nearby House of Augustus, the latter of which was the much more humble home of the first Roman Emperor, Augustus. In fact, Roman emperors were called “Augustus” for over 300 years, which is reflected in the name of the Domus Augustana.

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