ITALY

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italy galleries: overview
(in prep)

milano (in prep)

rome
- introduction to rome
- rome: fountains
- rome: mosaics!
- rome: hadrian's palace
- rome: villa d'este in tivoli
- rome: last leaf

venice
- introduction to venice
- venice: marcus square
- venice: basilica s.m.
- venice: canal grande
- venice: gondolas
- venice: palazzo ducale
- burano, murano, torcello
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ROME - HADRIAN'S PALACE

many roman emperors built enormous palaces (most of which have long disappeared) ... for me, the most impressive one is hadrian's (117-138) splendid summer palace east of rome (near today's tivoli), largely designed by himself. it shows the great use of 'waterscapes' - even the ruins convey their former beauty.












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