Roman Gardens

January 1, 2020|
Roman Gardens by Anthony Beeson
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This book looks at the origins of ancient Roman garden design and its Greek influences. It includes the use and design of private domestic gardens as well as those connected to theatres and temples. Gardens connected to mausolea are also be included. It shows how rooms were designed to afford the best views of the gardens. Special attention is paid to Roman water gardens, their pools and fountain designs. Nymphaea, garden ornaments, sundials, trellising, topiary and plants will be included. The many illustrations are drawn from the author's collections and have been taken over decades of study throughout the Roman empire.The author is a board member of the Association for Roman Archaeology and a prolific writer of papers on Roman art and architecture and has lectured on the subject of Roman gardens.
Anthony Beeson worked at the Courtauld Institute of Art Library, he moved to Bristol in 1972 to become Fine Art Librarian, and over the following 37 years developed the Bristol Art Library into one of the finest British public collections of art books. He is an established author and lecturer having had 10 volumes published on the hist...
Title:Roman GardensFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:96 pages, 9.25 X 6.5 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:96 pages, 9.25 X 6.5 X 0.68 inPublished:January 1, 2020Publisher:Amberley PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1445690306

ISBN - 13:9781445690308

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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