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Description: Hadrian’s Villa and Its Legacy
Dio separates Hadrian’s dealings with the Senate from the many other duties his offices and paramountcy imposed. “He transacted with the aid of the Senate all the important and most urgent business, and he held court with the assistance of the foremost men, now in the palace, now in the Forum or the Pantheon or various other places, always seated on a tribunal so that whatever was done was made public.” The Ceremonial Precinct provided the appropriate Villa setting — immediately seen as …
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Related print edition pages: pp.78-116

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