The author traces the development of Roman gardens from their humble origins as vegetable patches to the sophisticated forms seen at the height of the empire. She considers all types of gardens featuring evidence from gardens in Italy and from sites throughout the provinces of the empire. Literature, frescoes, mosaics and extensive archaeological research contribute to this vivid account of the rich variety of Roman gardens.Vom Verlag:
A history of the development of Roman gardens from humble vegetable patches to the sophisticated formats seen at the height of the empire. Domestic, public, town and country gardens are covered, and archaeological research is used to illustrate the value of gardens to contemporary society.
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