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This book examines the residences built in the nature outside the centre of Rome as luxurious dwellings for the wealthiest noble families in the Late Republic. These buildings, which later became part of the Emperor's property, were magnificently appointed. A great number of the artistic masterpieces they once housed have been found since 1870, when entire areas of the city were excavated. These finds, such as the fascinating Venere Esquilina, are now on display in refined frameworks inside Musei Capitolini and Centrale Montemartini (from

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Gli horti di Roma antica

Published 2008 by Electa in Milano .
Written in Italian.

Table of Contents

M. Cima Gli horti di Roma antica 9-25
E. Talamo Sviluppo e cronologia degli horti 27-34
Le ville nobiliari del Cinquecento e del Seicento 35-49
Sviluppo edilizio di Roma capitale 50-61
M. Cima Gli horti dell'Esquilino 63-73
Esplorazioni archeologiche 73
Horti di Mecenate 74-81
Horti Lamiani 82-94
Horti Tauriani 94-100
Horti Spei Veteris 98-100
Horti Liciniani 100-105
E. Talamo II Pincio e il Quirinale 107-110
II Pincio: gli horti di Lucullo, di M. Valerio Messalla Corvino, di Valerio Asiatico e la Domus Pinciana 110-113
II Quirinale: gli horti Sallustiani 113-133
M. Cima Gli horti nei Musei Capitolini 135-157
Bibliografia 159-163

Edition Notes

Comune di Roma, Assessorato alle politiche culturali, Sovraintendenza ai beni culturali
Includes bibliographical references (pp. 159-163)

Quaderni capitolini 2


Library of Congress
SB458.55 .C56 2008

The Physical Object

163 pp, brossura con alette
Number of pages
24 x 24 x 2 centimeters


  • Author
    Maddalena Cima
  • Author
    Emilia Talamo

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