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  Domus Aurea - Domus Aurea Roma - Roma Domus Aurea - Domus Aurea Hotel - Domus Aurea Nerone
La Domus Aurea è uno dei siti archeologici più visitati a Roma, venne costruita dall'imperatore Nerone con il sogno di vivere nella villa più preziosa e grande del mondo, da qui proprio il suo appellativo Domus Aurera, ovvero, Casa d'oro.
La Domus Aurea era chiamata nel XVI secolo Le Grotte perchè per arrivarvi bisognava scendere sotto terra e l'ambiente era molto umido, proprio come quello di una grotta; per questo motivo le pitture a loro ispirate vennero definite con il termine grottesche.
Con la scoperta della Domus Aurea durante il Rinascimento iniziò un'opera di conservazione delle decorazioni ed egli stucchi che a causa dell'umidità, dell'aria e della luce si stavano deteriorando velocemente.
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Domus Aurea, or "golden house", located between the Esquiline and Palatine Hills, was one of
In the case of the Domus, we know the names of the architects in charge of the project, Severus and Celer, and that of Fabullus, the painter who decorated many rooms.
The Domus Aurea was then called "le grotte", and this seems to be the origin of the term "grottesco" (grotesque).
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  DOMUS AUREA
La riscoperta della Domus Aurea avvenne casualmente alla fine del Quattrocento per opera di curiosi e di appassionati di antichità che, calandosi dall'alto nelle grotte ancora interrate, iniziarono a copiare i motivi decorativi delle volte, promuovendo nel secolo successivo la fama e la fortuna dell'arte delle "grottesche".
Della Domus Aurea oggi resta soprattutto il nucleo edilizio del colle Oppio, formato da circa 150 ambienti, articolati attorno alla sala a pianta ottagonale, vero e proprio fulcro di tutto il complesso, esteso sulla fronte per una lunghezza di circa 400 metri.
I motivi dell'intervento Dall'inizio degli anni Ottanta, la Domus Aurea, fino a quel momento solo parzialmente aperta alla visita degli studiosi e degli specialisti, venne definitivamente chiusa per ragioni di sicurezza e di conservazione.
www.archeorm.arti.beniculturali.it /sar2000/domus/Domus_aurea.asp   (1412 words)

  
 Domus Aurea Immobiliare - Curiosità
DOMUS AUREA significa, stando alla lettera, "casa d'oro" ed è abbastanza evidente che allude ad un sogno, ad un desiderio comune di realizzare un luogo di riferimento stabile, gradevole e piacevole o il più possibile vicino ai desideri.
Propriamente la "domus aurea" era il nome della splendida residenza imperiale fatta edificare da Nerone a Roma dopo l'incendio del 64 d.C. C'è da dire che, sotto le terme di Traiano e Tito si conservano ancora le pitture sulle volte e sulle pareti delle grandi sale dell'ex palazzo imperiale.
Non vi è dubbio però che il nome DOMUS AUREA eventualmente spicca per l'accarezzamento dell'idea di realizzare il sogno individuale di una dimora gradita e gradevole.
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 Domus Aurea (Nero's House), Rome, Italy - information and booking.
The Domus Aurea (or ‘golden house’) has one of the most historically exciting stories in Rome, starting with the decadent excesses of Nero and inspiring Renaissance artists such as Raphael to a new style of art (and giving us the word ‘grotesque’; in the process).
His Domus Aurea was a step too far though.
Emperor Vespasian tore down large parts of the Domus Aurea, drained its huge lake, and began the construction of the Colosseum on the lake bed.
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 CD-adapco News Room - Preserving the Domus Aurea with CFD
Known as The Golden House, the Domus Aurea was richly decorated with frescoes and precious stuccoes and covered in pure gold, representing imperial Roman architecture at its finest.
Dr Sabatino Albero of CISTeC explains the extent of the problem: “The Domus Aurea is due to be fully re-opened to the public, so it was vital that we found a solution to the problem of the decay before the deterioration became more serious.
The Room of the Golden Vault was chosen as the focus for the study, with a view to widening the experiment to the entire Domus Aurea if the initial results were positive.
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 The Domus Aurea   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was 64 A.D., the tenth year of Nero’s reign, the emperor accused by an unfavourable and partly untrue historiography of being responsible for the fire and of having worn a theatrical costume to sing, in front of the city in flames, for the destruction of Troy.
In the nearby nymphaeum of Ulysses and Poliremo, an artificial grotto with the ceiling decorated in false limestone concretions, the light coming from the courtyard and the portico together with the light from the ceiling of an open corridor were reflected in the pool of water formed from a little waterfall.
Today the restored domus is open to the public and seems to have newly acquired that light which dazzled and sometimes offended Nero’s contemporaries.
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 Domus Aurea   (Site not responding. Last check: )
he construction of the Domus Aurea (the Golden House) was considered as one of the most crazy enterprises of the city.
Near by the entrance of the Domus Aurea stood a gigantic statue of Nero, the Colossus Neronis.
It was a bronze statue of a male with a height of 37,2 meters and carved by the Greek Zenodoros.
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The Domus Aurea (Golden House) was the residence Nero built between the years of the great fire of 64 AD and his death in 69 AD.
They filled in his golden house with stones and dirt to support the weight of the baths that were to be built on top it.
It was rediscovered during the renaissance years and many renaissance artists lowered themselves into the Domus Aurea to see the works of art that remained on the ceiling and walls.
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 Apulia Domus Aurea, Italian Language School in Rome and Lecce, Centro di lingua e cultura italiana, Italian Cultural ...
Apulia e Domus Aurea sono due centri di lingua e cultura italiana che operano in due città diverse e adottano gli stessi principi metodologici e didattici.
Domus Aurea si trova nel cuore della “città eterna”, a pochi passi dal Colosseo, da Piazza Venezia e dalla Fontana di Trevi, facilmente raggiungibile con i mezzi pubblici da ogni parte della città.
Domus Aurea is situated in the heart of the eternal city, just a short walk from the Colosseum, Piazza Venezia and the Trevi Fountain.
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 Domus Aurea, Rome Domus Aurea, Domus Aurea Rome, Hotel Domus Aurea, Hotel Rome Domus Aurea,
Le Domus Aurea est un hôtel luxueux, de première catégorie, situé dans l'une des rues les plus typiques de Rome, dans l'un des quartiers culturels, non loin du théâtre Volturno, qui sera bientôt restauré.
El Domus Aurea es un establecimiento de primera categoría superior idealmente situado en una de las calles más tradicionales de Roma.
Il Domus Aurea è un albergo di categoria a tre stelle situato in un'area pittoresca del centro storico, e si trova nelle vicinanze delle principali attrazioni della Capitale.
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 Domus Aurea - an Italian Language School in Rome, Italy
The Domus Aurea Centre is open all year long, it is located in the heart of Rome’s historic centre.
At the Domus Aurea Centre learning Italian takes place in a cultural and historical framework that helps you learn about Rome and Italy through art, history and traditions.
To help students learn quickly and to enrich their knowledge of Italy, Domus Aurea develops students' skills integrating language with general culture.
www.orbislingua.com /domusaurea.htm   (146 words)

  
 Guide to the Domus Aurea
Whether Nero set the fire or not, it allowed him to construct the Domus Aurea, the Golden House, a palace occupying three of the fabled seven hills of Rome.
A revolutionary masterpiece, the Domus Aurea marked the first use of concrete as the building material of choice for fine architecture and the break with Greek design based on solids--the walls, the columns, and the entablatures they support.
Update: The Domus Aurea is in danger of collapse and will be closed until at least 2008, according to Italian cultural officials.
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 Domus Aurea, monuments of Rome, monuments of Rome, Italy
Domus Aurea, monuments of Rome, monuments of Rome, Italy
After the famous fire of 64A.D., in which his house, the Domus Transitoria (Transitory House) was destroyed, he ordered the construction of the most fantastic imperial residence ever built in Rome.Nero, appropriated huge areas of central Rome for his proposed pleasure dome.
Nothing remains of the dining rooms with " ceilings composed of movable ivory tiles pierced with holes so that flowers or perfume could be sprinkled on the guests below" and even the columns, the coverings and the pavements in marble of the rooms have been removed and red-used for the Baths of Trajan.
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 Athena Review Image Archive: Plan of Nero's Palace, the Domus Aurea   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rome: Plan of Domus Aurea and Baths of Trajan
A newly found mural in Rome is probably part of a series of Pompeian-style frescoes in the vast Domus Aurea (Golden House) built by the Emperor Nero in AD 64-68.
An unknown city scene in the mural may be Rome itself before the Great Fire of AD 64, after which Nero erected his luxurious new palace complex with lakes, forests, and vineyards.
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 Hotel Eurostars Domus Aurea Rome : Rome Hotels
Modern and very centrally located, re-opened following a complete refurbishment, the new Hotel Domus Aurea Rome is situated in one of Rome’s most traditional streets, one of the cultural centres of ancient Rome by the "Volturno" theatre soon to be brought back to its previous splendour, ready to welcome the most discerning clients.
Hotel Domus Aurea Rome is located 100 meters from Termini rail station, underground, Air Terminal, with fast train connection to Fiumicino Airport.
Hotel Eurostars Domus Aurea Rome is located 100 meters from Termini rail station, underground, Air Terminal, with fast train connection to Fiumicino Airport, next to the business and historical centre..
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 Domus Aurea (the Golden House)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One palace that caught the eyes of all was the Domus Aurea, called the Golden House according to some ancient writers because parts were overlaid in gold leaf and embedded with gems and rare seashells.
Unfortunately, very little of the Domus Aurea exists today because later emperors replaced parts of the structure with their own buildings.
The Domus Aurea became a symbol of the decadence that motivated Nero's immoral acts.
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 Museum Tickets for Domus Aurea-Rome (Italy)
The Domus Aurea, or Golden House of Nero, is one of Rome's hidden treasures.
The Domus Aurea was completely buried after Nero's death as the city of Rome tried to erase the emperor's evil ways from their memories.
The Domus Aurea is scheduled to reopen on February 6, 2007.
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 rogueclassicism: Domus Aurea Reopening
One of Rome's prime tourist attractions, the ruins of Nero's Domus Aurea, is set to be re-opened to the public sooner than expected.
The Domus was closed in December because of urgent safety concerns, and was expected to remain shut for two years.
The top of the Domus is covered with parks, trees and roads whose weight and possible polluting effect was highlighted by some experts when the site was re-opened six years ago.
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 Domus Aurea History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chilean vineyards are based upon classic varietal rootstocks brought from Europe in the mid-nineteenth century, prior to the phylloxera plague.
The 1996 Domus Aurea is a concentrated, age-worthy Cabernet with ripe fruit aromas and an old-vines intensity that will make you stand up and take notice.
Tasted in Chile, Domus Aurea was heralded as "among the most exciting developments in Chilean wines" by the WINE SPECTATOR.
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 LA VANGUARDIA DIGITAL - Los visitantes necesitarán casco para entrar en la Domus Aurea de Nerón
Imagen interior de la Domus Aurea de Nerón, que ha restringido sus visitas a grupos de 20 personas que deberán llevar casco.
De hecho y aunque en un principio los comunicados de prensa hablaban de la reapertura de la Domus Aurea, la Superintendencia Arqueológica de Roma ha resaltado hoy que lo que realmente se abre al público son...
La Domus Aurea fue reabierta parcialmente al público en 1999, cuando se podían visitar 32 de sus 150 estancias y, hasta su cierre en 2005, cada día recibía a un millar de personas.
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 Domus Aurea | Rome Sights & Activities | Fodor's Online Travel Guide
Today's historians discount this as historical folderol (going so far as to point to the fact that there was a full moon on the evening of July 19th, hardly the propitious occasion to commit arson).
The largest of the buildings put up by later emperors over the Domus Aurea was the great complex of baths built by Trajan.
As a result, the site of the Domus Aurea itself remained unknown for many centuries until they were rediscovered during the Renaissance era.
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 Domus Aurea Hotel *** Discount Rome Hotels
Domus Aurea Hotel is located in the City Centre area of Rome.
In Rome, Domus Aurea can be found at Via Volturno, 30.
The general rank for Domus Aurea Hotel is #78 of the 122 hotels in Rome.Multiple room types are available such as, etc. Considered one of the better hotels in Rome, you can expect the amentities of a historic hotel rated 8 out of 10.
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 Domus Aurea - AbcRoma Rome's monuments
It was named Domus Aurea (gold House) thanks to its valuable decorations and prestigious furniture.
It is situated on the Oppian hill in "via della Domus Aurea".
The sumptuous Nero’s villa was closed to visitors during the 80’s; since June 25th 1999 you can again visit and appreciated it.
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 Domus Aurea - Severus and Celer - Great Buildings Online
Domus Aurea - Severus and Celer - Great Buildings Online
The main architectural interest lies in the wing just referred to, known as the Esquiline wing, which stood a little to the north of the lake and was subsequently built over to form part of the enclosure of the Baths of Trajan.
We appreciate your suggestions for links about Domus Aurea.
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The Domus Aurea or "golden house" is one of Nero's most extravagant projects.
After two-thirds of Rome were decimated by the great fire in 64 A.D., Nero used this land as a site for his new palace.
One of the most visible (and arrogant) features of the Domus Aurea was the Colossus Neronis: a 37-meter-high bronze statue of Nero placed just outside of the entrance.
www.utexas.edu /courses/figura/latin506/fall98/projects/g/982G2.htm   (220 words)

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