Ancient Arts Center Found In Rome’s Center

You’ve heard of Hadrian’s Wall? Well, here’s Hadrian’s Hall: Archaeologists who have completed the excavation of a 900-seat arts center under one of Rome’s busiest roundabouts are calling it the most important Roman discovery in 80 years. The center, built by the emperor Hadrian in AD 123, offered three massive halls where Roman nobles flocked to hear poetry and speeches while reclining on terraced marble seating.

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