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The Derveni crater The decoration constitutes a hymn to Dionysos. On the main side of the vase is the wedding of Dionysos to Ariadne. 330-320 BC

The Derveni crater The decoration constitutes a hymn to Dionysos. On the main side of the vase is the wedding of Dionysos to Ariadne.

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Awe-Inspiring Animations Showcase The Sheer Opulence Of Domus Aurea – Nero’s “Golden House”

Video della Domus Aurea #nerone

Awe-Inspiring Animations Showcase The Sheer Opulence Of Domus Aurea – Nero’s “Golden House”.

La Domus Aurea (“casa d’oro” in latino) era la Villa urbana costruita dall’imperatore romano Nerone dopo il grande incendio che devastò Roma nel 64 d.C.. La Domus Aurea, è …

Photograph of Nero's House - Domus Aurea - in Rome, Italy

Capitolium friends share this magnificent illustration of the Domus Aurea of Nero in Rome.

restored view of Octagonal room, of Domus Aurea (Golden house of Nero), Rome.

Reconstruction of the lake in the Domus Aurea (now the place of the Colosseum)

Reconstruction of Domus Aurea, house of Emperor Nero, with its own private lake sized swimming pool.

Nero remains best known for this palace since after the fire of 64AD, which destroyed the greater part of the center of Rome, Nero had this construction with its walls sheathed by fine marbles and vaults decorated with gold and precious stones, so to earn the name of Domus Aurea (Golden House). It was designed by the architects Severus and Celer and decorated by the painter Fabullus.

The pilasters of the loggia at the Vatican, in Rome were painted by Giovanni da Udine

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