Domus Severiana

Ancient Rome

An extension to the main imperial palace on the Palatino, the Domus was constructed by the emperor Settimio Severo between the end of the 2nd century AD and the beginning of the 3rd century.

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1. Arcate Severiane

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A series of towering arches in the southern area of the Palatino built to facilitate the development of the imperial residence.

2. Terme di Settimio Severo

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This baths complex on the Palatino was built by the emperor Domitian, finished by Settimio Severo, after whom its named, and later modified by Maxentius…

3. Stadio

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One of the few obviously recognisable buildings on the Palatino, the sunken stadio (stadium) was probably used by the emperors for private games and…

4. Aula Isiaca

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At the Domus Augustana, SUPER ticket holders can visit the Aula Isiaca, a frescoed room from a luxurious Republican-era house, and the Loggia Mattei, a…

5. Domus Augustana

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On the Palatino, the Domus was the emperor's private residence in the imperial palace. It was built on two levels, with rooms leading off a peristilio …

6. Palatino Entrance


About 250m down from the Colosseum, this is the main entrance/exit for the Palatino (Palatine Hill).

7. Circo Massimo

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Now a huge basin of dusty grass, Circo Massimo was ancient Rome’s largest chariot racetrack, a 250,000-seater capable of holding up to a quarter of the…

8. Museo Palatino

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This small museum traces the development of the Palatino with video presentations, models and archaeological finds. Highlights include busts of the…