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Palatine Hill. Legend has it this is where the Roman empire begin. Looks like it may also offer a decent view of what remains of the Circus Maximus.

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001-BEGINNINGS-(753BC TO 27BC)-AUGUSTUS: Reconstructed model of the Village of Romulus, Palatine Hill, Rome. According to Roman mythology, Romulus has chosen Palatine Hill, in 21 April 753 BC, for to build his village. The recent excavations show that people have lived on Palatine Hill since approximately 1000 BC.

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Palatine Hill - Featured on RueBaRue... according to legend, the site where Romulus established Rome in 753 BC.

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The statue is of a Kneeling Persian, made of pavonazzetto (known as breccia from Phrygia [Turkey]), his face and hands in nero antico (black and white marble),wearing a Phrygian cap. It celebrates the campaigns of Trajan from 113 A.D. which led to the annexing of Armenia and of nth Mesopotamia culminated in the conquest of Ctesiphon, capital of Parthia in 116 AD. The statue may have been part of a single monument built on the Palatine Hill to celebrate the victories over the Parthians in 20…

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Domus Angustana. Esta era a parte privada da residencia imperial. Tiña dous ou tres pisos cunhas espléndidas vistas ó Circo Máximo. A casa estaba construída ó redor dun gran patrio central, cun pequeno estanque e un templo no centro, onde se chegaba cruzando unha pequena ponte

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Victoria Statue on top of the Berlin Victory Column. She was the personified goddess of victory in ancient Roman religion and the Roman equivalent of the Greek goddess Nike, also was associated with Bellona. She was adapted from the Sabine agricultural goddess Vacuna and had a temple on the Palatine Hill. Victoria is often described as a daughter of Pallas, Styx, sister of Zelus, Kratos, Bia. Multiple temples were erected in her honor. She was worshiped by triumphant generals returning from…

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