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 Golden Horn.Golden Legend. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Golden House.
 
This was a palace erected by Nero in Rome. It was roofed with golden tiles, and the inside walls, which were profusely gilt, were embellished with mother-of-pearl and precious stones; the ceilings were inlaid with ivory and gold. The banquet-hall had a rotatory motion, and its vaulted ceiling showered flowers and perfumes on the guests. The Farne’se popes and princes used the materials of Nero’s house for their palaces and villas.   1
 


 Golden Horn.Golden Legend. 

 
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