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Rome in Metropolitan City of Rome, Lazio, Italy — Central Italy (Tyrrhenian Coast)
 

Domus Augustana. Upper Peristyle / Peristilio Superiore

 
 
Domus Augustana. Upper Peristyle / Peristilio Superiore Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 3, 2013
1. Domus Augustana. Upper Peristyle / Peristilio Superiore Marker
Inscription.

Domus Augustana. Upper Peristyle
The ground floor of the “private” sector of the palace was arranged around a porticoed courtyard with coloured marble columns, identical to that in the “public” sector; at the centre was a large pool within which a small temple was built at a later period, accessed from a small bridge on arches. At the sides of the peristyle were various living and banqueting rooms, some of which still bear traces of their fine coloured marble floors. On the walls of one of these rooms the remains of frescoes on Christian themes (now severely damaged) were found, belonging to a late oratory.

Domus Augustana. Peristilio Superiore
Il piano terra del settore “privato” del palazzo si articolava intorno ad un cortile con portico a colonne di marmi colorati, analogo a quello posto nel settore “pubblico”; al centro si trovava una grande vasca entro la quale, in un periodo successivo, fu realizzato un tempietto, raggiungibile grazie ad un piccolo ponte ad arcate. Ai lati del peristilio c’erano sale di varia destinazione, per il soggiorno e il banchetto, alcune delle quali recano ancora traccia dei raffinati pavimenti in marmi colorati. Sulle pareti di uno di questi ambienti furono scoperti resti (oggi molto rovinati) di affreschi di soggetto cristiano,

Domus Augustana. Upper Peristyle / Peristilio Superiore and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 3, 2013
2. Domus Augustana. Upper Peristyle / Peristilio Superiore and Marker
The Palatine Museum can be seen in upper left distance
relativi ad un oratorio di epoca tarda.
 
Location. 41° 53.292′ N, 12° 29.244′ E. Marker is in Rome, Lazio, in Metropolitan City of Rome. Touch for map. Marker is on Palatine Hill, south of the Roman Forum. Marker is at or near this postal address: Via di San Gregorio, Rome, Lazio 00186, Italy.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Upper Peristyle of the Domus Augustana (within shouting distance of this marker); Palatine Museum / Museo Palatino (within shouting distance of this marker); The 'Stadium' / Lo 'Stadio' (within shouting distance of this marker); Nymphaeum and Adjoining Cisterns / Ninfeo e Annesse Cisterne (within shouting distance of this marker); The Palatine "Stadium" / "Stadio" Palatino (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); House of the Griffins / Casa Dei Grifi (about 90 meters away); Domus Flavia, so-called Lararium / Cd. Larario (about 90 meters away); Domus Flavia. Peristyle / Peristilio (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rome.
 
Also see . . .
1. Domus Augustana. (Submitted on June 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Domus Augustana. (Submitted on June 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Domus Augustana. (Submitted on June 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Imperial Palace
Floor Remnant Immediately SE of Domus Augustana. Upper Peristyle / Peristilio Superiore Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 3, 2013
3. Floor Remnant Immediately SE of Domus Augustana. Upper Peristyle / Peristilio Superiore Marker
. (Submitted on June 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesMan-Made Features
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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