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Du Bellay Gardens, Rome

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Description: Gardens and Gardening in Papal Rome
~The Renaissance or revival of classicism began to pervade the arts and culture of Rome in the middle of the fifteenth century. Humanists like the famous writer and architect Leon Battista Alberti were often social reformers who wished to perfect all aspects of their society on the model of classical antiquity, as Alberti’s numerous writings demonstrate....
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.58-75

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