About The Palatine Hill Stadium
The partially-intact Palatine Hill Stadium once formed part of Domus Augustana, the imperial palace of Rome’s emperors.
Built by the Emperor Domitian, the Domus Augustana was a magnificent palace used as the primary residence of many of Rome’s emperors.
The exact purpose of the Palatine Hill Stadium itself is unknown, with some historians saying it was a private garden and other thinking it was a place for the emperors to exercise their horses.
The Palatine Hill is known as the birthplace of Rome. It houses some of the city’s most impressive ancient sites.
The Palace of Septimius Severus was magnificent extension of the Domus Augustana on the Palatine.
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