Garden Fresco, Livia's Villa, Rome

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 11 August 2013
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A section of the garden fresco from the triclinium or dining room from Livia's Villa, Rome, 1st century BCE. The fresco runs around all four walls and gives a 360° panorama of a luxuriant garden with birds and insects against a brilliant blue sky. (Palazzo Massimo, Rome)

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2013, August 11). Garden Fresco, Livia's Villa, Rome. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1380/garden-fresco-livias-villa-rome/

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Garden Fresco, Livia's Villa, Rome." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 11, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1380/garden-fresco-livias-villa-rome/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Garden Fresco, Livia's Villa, Rome." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 Aug 2013. Web. 29 Jul 2021.