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Vigna Panzani, Rome, gateway

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Description: The Villa in the Life of Renaissance Rome
The pair of ancient statues long called the Horse-tamers, as well as the Dioscuri, gave the name Monte Cavallo to the Quirinal Hill during the Middle Ages and Renaissance (Fig. 116). In the mid fifteenth century, when the study of Roman antiquity and topography began, Flavio Biondo misidentified Monte Cavallo as the ancient Esqui-line Hill, with the consequence that...
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.181-214

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