• Appel à communication: « The garden of the gods. The paradigm of antiquity in the arts at the Villa »

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    The establishment of humanistic culture in Italy led to one of the richest seasons in Villa architecture and a profound process of transformation of the idea and the function of the garden, in which antiquity was the absolute protagonist. The roots of this development date back to the second half of the fifteenth century, as is clearly demonstrated by Leon Battista Alberti, in the preface to his De re aedificatoria: « Our Ancestors have left us many and various Arts tending to the Pleasure and Conveniency of Life ». Thus, a long and fruitful relationship began between the jardin...
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