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Nero’s Banquet Hall Found

October 1, 2009

While the Romans really aren’t my bag,there’s big news from Rome. Nero’s revolving banquet hall, as recorded by the Roman historian and rumor-monger Suetonius, has been brought to light by archaeologist.

The AP reports:

ROME — Not only was Nero a Roman emperor, it turns out he may also have been the father of the revolving restaurant. Archaeologists unveiled Tuesday what they think are the remains of Nero’s extravagant banquet hall, a circular space that rotated day and night to imitate the Earth’s movement and impress his guests.

Read the whole article here.

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