Cultural Ideal of Rural Life

Reconstruction-Villa-Romana-del-Casale

An Ancient Roman Villa – A Cultural Ideal of Rural Life Pt 2

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A villa in ancient Roman times was all about the cultural ideal of rural life and in it, surrounded by nature, man could become the master of his own destiny

Villa Vetti

An Ancient Roman Villa – A Cultural Ideal of Rural Life Pt 1

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Roman commentator Pliny the Elder recorded two kinds of villas: villa urbana, a country seat easily reached from Rome and villa rustica, the farm-house estate