Rotating Banquet Hall Found in Rome

September 30, 2009 by  
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Nero's Banquet Hall

Ancient Discovries always inspire our admirations for our ancestors. A great archaeological finding has been discoverd in Rome. An ancient banquet hall has been discovered which was believed to be that of great Emperor Nero. Nero was very famous for his extra-ordinary life style. The banquet hall is a revolving area which revolved day and night simulating earth’s rotation. Nero used this to impress high Govt. officials and guests. Nero was born in 37 A.D and he ruled Rome from 54 A.D to 68 A.D. This banquet hall is a part of his luxurious Golden Palace. The site was discovered when routine maintainance of Palatine area was being carried out. The revolving room was powered by constant flow of water. The palace is built over the ruins of a fire which caught much of the Rome. The palace was completed in 68 A.D, the year when Nero commited suicide.

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