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Dumbarton Oaks Colloquium on the History of Landscape Architecture 7

Ancient Roman Gardens

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$22.00 • £17.95 • €20.00

ISBN 9780884021001

Publication Date: 01/01/1981


  • Introduction [Wilhelmina F. Jashemski]
  • Greek Antecedents of Garden Sculpture [Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway]
  • The Campanian Peristyle Garden [Wilhelmina F. Jashemski]
  • Les Jardins à Vienne [Marcel Le Glay]
  • Les Jardins à Conimbriga (Portugal) [Jorge De Alarcão et Robert Etienne]
  • Some Sculpture from Roman Domestic Gardens [Dorothy Kent Hill]
  • Roman Gardens in Britain: A Review of the Evidence [Barry Cunliffe]

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