News (Ancient) Italy launches appeal to restore Nero's palace

By Pixie, in 'Latin Culture', Jun 30, 2012.

  1. Bestiola Praetor

    Some 2,000 years ago "Domus Aurea" stood in what was the heart of Rome - now Italy has launched an appeal for funds to restore the complex in its entirety.

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  2. Akela viam inveniam

    Cool. I'd like to see that it after restoration.

    It just struck me that a large chunk of Italy's budget has to be tied up in preservation/restoration of historical relics. I hope museums charge enough to make this worthwhile - otherwise it sounds like a potential financial black hole.

    // end cynicism
  3. Cinefactus Censor

    litore aureo
    Ironic that the palace erected on the land made vacant while Nero fiddled may now go unrepaired while Rome fiddles ;)
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