Tag Archives: Rome

Discovered: Nero’s Revolving Restaurant

An AP article (through Yahoo here) mentions that a part of Nero’s banquet hall in Rome was unveiled today by archaeologists that was built partially on a mechanism that revolves in order to imitate the earth’s rotation. Interesting.


Discovered: Roman Statues in Capri’s Blue Grotto

According to this Discovery Channel article, several first century CE Roman statues were discovered underwater on the Italian osland of Capri. The Blue Grotto was Tiberius’ old swimming hole. The statues depict different Roman deities, like Triton in the photo above.