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Domus Augustana

  • Southern crest of Palatine Hill Map It
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Published 04/23/2016

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In the Imperial palace complex, this area, named in the 19th century for the "Augustuses" (a generic term used for emperors, in honor of Augustus himself), consisted of private apartments for Emperor Domitian and his family. Here Domitian—"Dominus et Deus," as he liked to be called—would retire to dismember flies (at least, according to Suetonius).

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Southern crest of Palatine Hill, Rome, Latium, 00184, Italy

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Published 04/23/2016

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