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  Palatine Hill - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Palatine Hill (Latin: Palatium) is the centermost of the seven hills of Rome and is one of the most ancient parts of the city of Rome in Italy.
According to Roman mythology, the Palatine hill was where Romulus and Remus were found by the she-wolf that kept them alive.
During Augustus' reign, an area of the Palatine Hill was roped off for a sort of archaeological expedition, which found fragments of Bronze Age pots and tools.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Palatine_Hill   (598 words)

 palatine - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Palatine, village, Cook County, northeastern Illinois, a suburb of Chicago; incorporated 1866.
Palatine Hill, one of the Seven Hills of Rome, located between the Colosseum and the Circus Maximus; according to tradition the site of the earliest...
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 Palatine Hill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The hill which was the first nucleus of city life in Rome became thereafter the Imperial Headquarters.
It is surmounted by the Villa Farnese, which, with its many gardens and staircases, covers much of the hill, and hence a good deal of the architectural remains of the Roman age.
It was in the dirt around the base of this hill that Romulus drew the sacred line that outlined the confines of his city.
www.roma2000.it /zpala.html   (73 words)

 Palatine hill, monuments of Rome, monuments of Rome, Italy
Palatine hill, monuments of Rome, monuments of Rome, Italy
The Palatine Hill was the most ancient part of Rome.
Later the hill was inhabited by wealthy and rich Romans who, attracted by the splendid position, built here their own villas and palaces.
www.activitaly.it /inglese/monument/palatino.htm   (588 words)

 The Seven Hills of Rome, Rome (Photo Archive)
The Palatine remained the centre of power throughout the history of Rome, first as the residential area of choice of the most wealthy patricians, later as the residence of the emperors.
The Pincian Hill is to the north of the Quirinal Hill, overlooking the Campus Martius.
The Forum Romanum is in the valley between the Palatine, the Capitoline and the Esquiline hills.
sights.seindal.dk /sight/1247_The_Seven_Hills_of_Rome.html   (996 words)

 Palatine Hill
Palatine Hill is proud to announce that the multi-talented, multi-instrumentalist, multi-everthinged Miss Jenni Lynn has joined the band, taking over the drum throne.
Palatine Hill's newest and female-est bandmember, Melanie Hamiel, jumped onstage with the Supersuckers last night to knock out a killer duet with the Sucker's Eddie Spaghetti.
Palatine Hill will open for the legendary Supersuckers at the River City Saloon in Hood River on two nights: Thursday, March 16 and Friday, March 17 (St. Patrick's day).
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 Palatine Hill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Rome first became a city on the Palatine Hill on 753 B.C. It later became a place where palaces were built by the many emperors and the rich lived.
On the Palatine hill, you will find mostly ruins of palaces and homes of the rich.
The white building is the Palatine hill museum and to the left is a ruin of a palace (probably Domitian's palace)
ancient-rome.tripod.com /palatinehill/palatinehill.htm   (122 words)

 Basic Rome City Topography:ALRItkwRom101BasicTopo.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Palatine remained the center of power throughout the history of Rome, first as the residential area of choice of the most wealthy patricians, later as the residence of the emperors.
Viminal Hill (Viminalis = Viminale) The Viminal is a smaller ridge between the Quirinal Hill and the Esquiline Hill.
Pincian Hill (Pincius) The Pincian Hill is to the north of the Quirinal Hill, overlooking the Campus Martius.
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 CD Baby: PALATINE HILL: Lowliving EP
As a place, Palatine Hill is a musical refuge in the territory that separates rock and country.
As a band, Palatine Hill are refugees from Portland that set up camp in this territory in 2002.
Palatine Hill is rock's blues-based soul, passion and energy colored by the outlook of country and Americana.
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 Archaeology Wordsmith   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
DEFINITION: Principal of the seven hills of ancient Rome, and the favored location in the later Republic and the Empire for magnificent private houses and sumptuous residences of the emperors.
The city of Rome was founded on the Palatine, where archaeological discoveries range from prehistoric remains to the ruins of imperial palaces.
Augustus was born on the hill and started a fashion for imperial residence by buying and enlarging the house of Hortensius.
www.reference-wordsmith.com /cgi-bin/lookup.cgi?category=&where=headword&terms=Palatine   (187 words)

 Rome - The Palatine Hill from the Colosseum
Rome - The Palatine Hill from the Colosseum
Near the Palace of Vespasian, in the center of the hill, was the basilica, or state apartment, in which the emperors tried the cases which came before them on appeal, and there, in that low court on this Palatine Hill, the Apostle Paul appeared before Nero.
Once when he was trying a case in the Palatine basilica, a suitor made an apology for the absence of one of his witnesses, saying that the man was dead.
www.oldandsold.com /articles26/rome-35.shtml   (2560 words)

 Palatine Hill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
One of the most beautiful spots in the city itself is the Palatine Hill.
According to lengend, the Palatine Hill is where Romulus and Remus were raised by the she wolf.
Among the ruins on the hill are the Domus Flavia, the Domus Augustana, the Baths of Septimus Severus, and the House of Livia.
www.uvm.edu /~dsbenson/rome/Palatine.html   (137 words)

 Palatine Hill - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Palatine Hill - Search Results - MSN Encarta
After quarrelling over the spot, they finally chose the Palatine Hill.
The original forum in Rome was between the Palatine and Capitoline hills and Quirinal Hill.
uk.encarta.msn.com /Palatine_Hill.html   (117 words)

 Palatine Hill Bed & Breakfast - Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada - BBOnline.com / Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The family cemetery and ruins of the Palatine settlement can still be viewed and artifacts are displayed at the NOTL Museum.
The Bed and Breakfast has an open concept kitchen, dining and living area with soaring cathedral ceilings, large window walls and skylights, setting a delightful tone for the full breakfast.
Palatine Hill Bed & Breakfast is centrally located for visiting numerous world-class attractions...
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 ABC News: Rome's Ancient Sites Are at Eternal Peril
Scaffolding are seen on the palaces of emperors on the Palatine Hill in Rome, Monday, June 19, 2006.
The Palatine's 27 hectares (67 acres) are closed to tourists, who, panting under a broiling sun, climb the hill after touring the Roman Forum below.
From the imposing stone bulk of the Colosseum to the romantic ruins of imperial luxury atop the Palatine Hill, the Eternal City's monuments, once pillaged by foreign conquerors, today face an array of perils old and new.
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 Palatine Hill: When the crowds in the Roman Forum get too big and boisterous, do what the Caesars did: go up to the ...
During the Republican centuries, before the Caesar's built their palaces, the Palatine Hill was an elite residential area, and before that it was where Romulus built his hut and established his outlaw community.
Also on the hill are the still fabulous Renaissance gardens constructed between 1540 and 1550 for Cardinal Alessandro Farnese.
As you enter the Palatine, don't follow the ramp up the hill that is directly in front of you.
www.mmdtkw.org /VPalatine.html   (786 words)

 Carmen and Jim's Virtual Tours - Rome, Italy - Day Two   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
We walked up the hill from the Colosseum until we reached the gate and paid a modest entry fee to Palatine Hill.
Later, Emperors built their ever expanding palaces on the hill and by the end of the 1st century AD the entire hill was engulfed by the Imperial Palace.
The result was that the forum became a cow pasture until it was excavated by archaeologists in the 19th century.
www.personal.psu.edu /staff/j/x/jxf17/italy2001/rome2.html   (1658 words)

 The Palatine Hill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Palatine hill was during Roman times the place where the imperial palaces were located.
In fact, the word "palace" is derived from the name of the hill.
Unfortunately for me, most of the interesting parts of the Palatine hill was closed this summer, so the only thing I accomplished here was getting my legs and neck burnt.
lennart.regebro.nu /travel/europe2001/venice/rome/palatine_hill   (192 words)

 Rome, Italy - tickets for the Palatine Hill
Between the Roman Forum, the Velabrum and the Circus Maximus lies the Palatine Hill, one of the seven hills of Rome, and supposedly the first settlement in the city.
Rome is a history where history blends with myth of course, and mythology pinpoints the west slope of the Palatine Hill as both the home of Romulus, and the cave where Romulus and Remus were raised by their adoptive wolf mother.
During the Republic, the Palatine Hill was the most exclusive address in Rome, and during the Empire it became the location for ever grander palaces (the word itself is derived from ‘Palatine’) as the worthies of Rome tried to outdo each other.
www.tickitaly.com /galleries/palatine-hill.php   (523 words)

 Palatine Hill, Rome
The Palatine occupies a leading place among the seven hills of Rome.
It is associated with the legend of the foundation of the city, and has yielded evidence of the earliest settlement in the area, strategically situated 50m/165ft above the Tiber, near the Isola Tiberina.
Under the Empire palaces (the very word "palace" comes from the Palatine) were built here by the Emperors and great aristocratic families of Rome; and although the remains of these buildings give only a very inadequate impression of their former magnificence, a walk over the Palatine nevertheless takes us into the heart of Roman history.
www.planetware.com /rome/palatine-hill-i-la-rph.htm   (149 words)

 Palatine Hill - RomanWiki
The emperors of Rome built their palaces on the Palatine.
The ruins of the palaces of Augustus, Tiberius and Diocletianus are still to be seen.
Palatine hill is some 70 meters high and looks down on one side upon the Forum Romanum and on the other side upon the Circus Maximus.
www.fr-novaroma.com /RomanWiki/index.php/Palatine_Hill   (227 words)

 Niagara ON Bed And Breakfast Niagara Ontario Bed And Breakfast Niagara Ontario ON B&B
elcome to Palatine Hill Bed and Breakfast, a secluded, country B and B near Niagara-on-the-Lake, "the prettiest town in Canada".
Niagara on the Lake is a place of old world, small-town charm, nestled in the junction of the Niagara River and Lake Ontario, just 10 miles from the world-famous Niagara Falls.
Include Palatine Hill B and B in your next Niagara area travel plans.
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 Talk:Palatine Hill - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Palatine was not built, it is simply a hill that has been there for probably thousands of years.
He meant the retaining wall, not the hill itself.
I read: "It has been suggested that Palatine House be merged into Palatine Hill", (added by Petaholmes) but I can not find here the discussion about it.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talk:Palatine_Hill   (165 words)

 Roman Forum (Foro Romano), Palatine Hill (Palatino), and Palatine Museum (Museo Palatino) | Museum/Attraction Review | ...
Traversed by the Via Sacra (Sacred Way), the Broadway of ancient Rome, the Forum was built in the marshy land between the Palatine and Capitoline hills, and it flourished as the center of Roman life in the days of the Republic before it gradually lost prestige to the Imperial Forums.
The Palatine, tradition tells us, is the spot on which the first settlers built their huts, under the direction of Romulus.
In time, however, the area was gobbled up by imperial palaces and drew a famous and infamous roster of tenants, such as Livia (some of the frescoes in the House of Livia are in miraculous condition), Tiberius, Caligula (murdered here by members of his Praetorian Guard), Nero, and Domitian.
www.frommers.com /destinations/rome/A20649.html   (1530 words)

 Archaeology of the Forum and Palatine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The text descriptions are minimal, just enough to jog your memory and help you find the significance in the notes that you so diligently took in class...
Map of the 7 hills and the Forum Valley
Model of Palatine in 4th century from SE
classics.furman.edu /~rprior/courses/RA/RAU2.html   (584 words)

I edited my profile with Thomas' Myspace Editor V4.4 Palatine Hill was formed in Portland in early 2002 under the proposition that, somewhere along the way, rock quit being about great songwriting.
At the same time, so much of what passes for country music lacks two crucial ingredients: despair and grit.
The variety and depth of the songwriting from the band's three songwriters keeps things squarely in the rock camp, beyond the strict confines of traditional roots music.
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 Palatine Hill Trio
The Palatine Trio made their Portland debut at Lewis & Clark and at the Northwest Electro/Acoustic Series in 1999.
To the delight of audiences, they perform a wide scope of musical styles, with influences ranging from classical to jazz.
Their program includes Addendum by Chick Corea, Mendelssohn's Trio in D Major, On a Clear Morning by Philippe Gaubert, and the world premier of Farbenspiel, a commissioned work by Gernot Blume, Assistant Professor of Music, Lewis & Clark College.
www.lclark.edu /org/artslive/palatinehilltrio.html   (214 words)

 AllRefer.com - Palatine, hill, Rome (Ancient History, Rome) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Palatine, hill, Rome (Ancient History, Rome) - Encyclopedia
Palatine, hill: see Rome before Augustus and Roman Empire under Rome.
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