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Art and sculptures from Hadrian’s Villa: Herms of Tragedy and Comedy

This month’s sculptures from Hadrian’s Villa are a pair of marble herms whose heads are traditionally identified as Tragedy and Comedy.

According to the Italian archaeologist Giovanni Battista Visconti, both herms were found in 1735 by the owner of the Villa, … 257 more words

Hadrian's Villa

Villa Adriana (Tivoli)

Hadrian’s Villa at Tivoli is one of the Italian UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Built by the request of the Emperor Hadrian, the Villa is a monumental living complex that even today continues to display the lavishness and enormous power of Ancient Rome. 481 more words


Fieldtrip Files: Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este--Tivoli, Italy

I wrote a blog about planning my first visit to Italy and a commenter replied that I had to see Villa d’Este.  It wasn’t to be missed.   735 more words


Villa Adriana - A multimedia tour through the ruins of Hadrian's Villa in Tivoli

A multimedia tour through the ruins of Hadrian's Villa in Tivoli

“Villa Adriana. The ancient paths “allows, with a simple smartphone, the experience of visiting outdoor custom among the ruins of Villa Adriana or a virtual indoor in its original locations: following the Emperor Hadrian and his wife Sabina, the court, the guests and the staff will offer five screenplays of Villa Adriana. 133 more words


Tivoli. Villa Adriana

If you are a fan of history and artistry, Villa Adriana, built for an emperor Hadrian in Tivoli, should be the best choice for you. 404 more words