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Brief History of the Villa and of the excavations

Architecture and image

The buildings
Section 1 - Eastern quarters
Section 2 - Central imperial quarters
Section 3 - Upper quarters

State of the Art of the Villa
Maps and Plans
Building techniques
Brick stamps
Pavements
Wall revetments
Water supply
Thermal and winter heating plants
Gardens and Nymphaea
Service quarters and areas
Containment walls
Roads, ways, accesses, underground road system, cryptoporticoes and tunnels
Sculpture
Villa Hadriana and its relationship with Renaissance and Modern art

Understanding Hadrian's Villa
Pavements
Wall revetments
Buildings classification
Building phases and chronology of the Villa
Conclusions

The Imperial Residence in the Villa

Opus Sectile Repertoire
I - Simple patterns
II - Reticular patterns
III - Mixed patterns
Droit de réponse Aiema

Plans

Plastic models

Satellite View

Accademia Project
Introduction
Project
Bibliografy

Archaeo-astronomy

By the same author

General bibliography

Selected bibliography
Antiquarian texts
Studies on antiquarian texts
Fundamental works starting from end of XIX century
Single excavation and explorations reports
General works on the Villa
Stuccoes, mosaics and frescoes
Gardens, nymphaea and waterworks
Cryptoporticoes and subterranean galleries
Sculpture
Architectural questions: "problem domes"
Restorations

Antiquarian Texts

Forum / contacts
Studying Villa Adriana today
Visiting hours

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