Beneath the Streets of Ancient Rome
Lecture no. 1 from the course: Plus Pilots: Beneath the Streets of Ancient Rome
| 22 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Join an archaeologist, Professor Darius Arya, to uncover some truly hidden gems of ancient Rome with two exceptional sites that were intentionally created underground in Antiquity for specific purposes: the subterranean basilica at Porta Maggiore and the Domus Transitoria of Nero on the Palatine Hill. Both are still little-known to the public at large, but they preserve a unique and fascinating window into life in early imperial Rome.