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Villa Lante, Bagnaia

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Description: Villa Lante, Bagnaia
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Description: Gardens and Gardening in Papal Rome
~The practice of exhibiting ancient Roman statues, sarcophagi, and reliefs in their gardens presumably promoted the idea among Renaissance Romans to organize iconographical programs, primarily based on classical mythology, for the decoration and classicizing of their gardens. The earliest example of such a program, however, was not concerned with sculpture and it...
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.76-102
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00055.008
Description: The Villa in the Life of Renaissance Rome
For Renaissance Italy the myth of the ancient hero Hercules, and particularly his labors in overcoming the horrendous obstacles set him, became the prime example of moral fortitude, of virtù, for by the grandeur of his exploits he achieved immortality and joined the pantheon of...
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.281-362
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00163.018

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