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Villa d'Este, dining loggia

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Description: The Villa in the Life of Renaissance Rome
For Renaissance Italy the myth of the ancient hero Hercules, and particularly his labors in overcoming the horrendous obstacles set him, became the prime example of moral fortitude, of virtù, for by the grandeur of his exploits he achieved immortality and joined the pantheon of...
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.281-362

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