Hadrian's Villa near Tivoli, Rome

by Marina De Franceschini

Built by the Emperor Hadrian, starting from 117 A.D.,
it is the most extensive ancient roman villa,
covering an area of at least 80 hectares, more or less as Pompeii.




Site of Marina De Franceschini
Author of the book Villa Adriana - Mosaici, pavimenti, edifici, Roma 1991
Winner of the Prize "l'Erma di Bretschneider"

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