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  Villa - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Villa (or its cognates) is part of many Spanish placenames, like Vila Real and Villadiego.When it is associated to a person name, it was probably used in the original sense of a country estate rather than a chartered town.
Rome had more than its share of villas with easy reach of the small 16th century city:Villa Madama, the design of which, attributed to Raphael, was carried out by Giulio Romano in 1520, was one of the most influential private houses ever built; elements derived from Villa Madama appeared in villas through the 19th century.
In the 19th century villa was extended to describe any suburban house that was free-standing in a landscaped plot of ground, as opposed to a 'terrace' of joined houses.
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 Wikipedia: Villa
According to Pliny, there were two kinds of villas, the villa urbana, which was a country seat that could be reached from Rome (or another city), and the villa rustica, the farm-house estate, occupied by the servants who had charge generally of the estate.
Cicero is said to have possessed no less than seven villas, the oldest of which was near Arpinum, which he inherited.
Other famous Italian villas are the Villa Madama, the design of which, attributed to Raphael, was carried out by Giulio Romano in 1520; the Villa Albani, near the Porta Salaria; the Villa Borghese with its famous gardens; the Villa Doria Pamphili (1650); the Villa Giulia of Pope Julius II (1550), designed by Vignola.
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 Papal Villas of Latium
Virtually all of the major villas in Latium were built either by the popes or some intimate family member (nephew, brother, sister, even offspring), or by high-ranking ecclesiastics.
The Farnese Palace in Caprarola is definitely a residence of the powerful transplanted into a rural setting, whereas Villa Lante is the archetype of the Italian garden (geometric, regular forms where nothing is planted by chance), an expression of the "back to nature" philosophy that became very fashionable among the upper classes in the Renaissance.
The Villa Lante in Bagnaia is the exact contrary, inasmuch as the essential element is the giardino all'italiana.
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 Villas In Cocciano - Villa Rentals Tuscany - Vacation Rentals. Choose your accommodations in Fabro.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Villa "Villa La Valle", built in 2002 10 km from the centre of ORVIETO, 700 m from the centre of FABRO SCALO.
Characteristic villa (180 m2) which has been obtained from the excellent restoration of a farmhouse that dates back to the first half of the 18th century and is situated in a green area at the entrance to Spoleto (the city centre is approx.
Modern villa (200 m2) mad from the remains of an ancient farmhouse with annexe (90 m2) and situated inside a 45 hectare property mostly consisting of woodlands.
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 Villas Corchiano Lazio Italy - Villa Rentals Tuscany - Vacation Rentals. Choose your accommodations in Corchiano.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Original villa (200 m2) built with the style of a manor house from the late 19th century (built in 2000), using Bio-architectural criteria (realized with ecological material such as cork sheets, insulating bricks, terra cotta, wooden ceiling beams and wooden frames).
Barbarano Romano 25 km from Caprarola: house "Casa Barbarano", from the 12nd-century, renovated Rome Perugia Firenze.
The villa's geographic position is particularly good because it allows excursions in Umbria (39 km Todi, 40 km Spoleto, 85 km Perugia and Assisi) and in the beautiful Etruscan cities of Viterbo, Tuscanica and...
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 6 bedroom villa for 13 people, Villa Holidays & Holiday Villas in Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Turkey & Florida
Villa Antonelli is located in the natural park of Monti Cimini, 1 km from Lake Vico (surfing and sailing) and about 50 km from the centre of Rome.
Caprarola is a little town near Ronciglione, situated 700 m above sea level in the peaceful countryside of Latium.
Villa Antonelli is tastefully furnished with furniture from many continents and well-equipped: sat-tv, hi-fi, air-conditioning in 5 bedrooms.
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 The Farnese circular courtyard at Caprarola: God, geopolitics, genealogy, and gender Art Bulletin, The - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Caprarola was originally approachable only from a branch off the main Ronciglione-to-Viterbo road running along the eastern crest of the crater.
This sixteen-mile road linked up with Caprarola's long, steep, straight main street--one of the most important urbanistic projects of the Renaissance--that Vignola rammed through the core of the medieval village to provide an axial approach focused on the center of the villa's facade.
The villa and its decoration, therefore, offer a unique window through which to understand the beliefs and concerns of one of the most influential ecclesiastics in the Roman Church who enjoyed a fifty-four-year career as cardinal and vice chancellor.
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 A villa was originally a Roman Roman country house built for...
There were a concentration of Imperial villas near the Bay of Naples, especially on the Isle of Capri Capri, at Monte Circeo Monte Circeo on the coast and at Antium (Anzio Anzio).
When complete working villas were donated to the Christian church, they served as the basis for monasteries monasteries that survived the disruptions of the Gothic War Gothic War and the Lombards Lombards.
The Villa Medici Villa Medici was on the edge of Rome, on the Pincian Hill Pincian Hill, when it was built in 1540.
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 Villa Vacation Rentals for Holidays in Italy Holidays accommodation Rome for rent   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The region of Lazio is located between Tuscany and Umbria to the North, Abruzzo to the East and Campania (the region of Naples) to the south, along the Tyrrhenian coast of Central Italy.
Luxury rental villa on the Northern outskirts of Rome with terraced gardens, views and pool.
Holiday Place Rental Villas and Apartments in Spain, France, Italy, Greece and UK - Villa and apartment rentals in Spain - Villas and apartments to rent in Mallorca Majorca Menorca and Ibiza - Villa and apartment vacation rentals in France - Antibes - the gentle Riviera tourist destination - Menorca is an interesting place.
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 Villa Farnese   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
If the Villa Capra "La Rotunda" was designed to sit harmoniously in its landscape, then the Villa Farnese was designed to dominate and master all it surveyed, trees, gorge, cowering peasants and the approaching traveller.
The Villa Farnese was commissioned by Cardinal Alessandro Farnese a grandson of Pope Paul III who was known for advancing the ambitions of his relations.
The lower garden is reached from a drawbridge from the terrace of the piano nobile.
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 Villa Farnese   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Villa Farnese at Caprarola is sometimes incorrectly known as the Villa Caprarola.
He selected Caprarola in the rule Ronciglione, which belonged to the Farnese, near enough at Rome and at the same time far enough far away, as ideal place, in order to build a country house there.
The numerous areas, salon and resounding with all its marble and its Fresken, the architecture of the large, a Palazzo similar mansion are further like that impressing and frightening, as they should be it from the outset.
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Villa d'Este built by Cardinal Ippolito d'Este is one of Rome's vicinities most visited sites; famous for its beautiful fountains and gardens.
Description: The Farnese Palace in Caprarola is a beautiful residential palace of the 16TH C built by the family Farnese in the town of Caprarola.
The Villa was built on the land which was given to Horace by Empero's Augustus advisor, Mecenate as present to thank him for the poetry written in honour of Augustus.
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 Bellini Travel - the insider's guide to Italy
We can arrange for a car and driver (with or without a guide) to collect you from your hotel and take you to some of the surrounding gems in the Rome countryside.
This pentagonal villa is built on an awe-inspiring scale.
Bagnaia is 5 kms east, Bomarzo is 15 kms beyond Bagnaia, and Caprarola is 20 kms south-east on the Via Cimina.
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 Renaissance Villas, Types of Villas, Top 10 Villas, Modern Villas - Best villas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In Italy a 'villa' is connoted a country house, occasionally the family seat of power like Villa Caprarola during 14th and 15th century, more often intended for seasonal pleasure, generally located within easy distance of a city.
During 16th century Rome had easy distance villas, Villa Madama the design of which credited to Raphael, was conceded out by Giulio Romano in 1520, was one of the most significant private houses ever built; elements derived from Villa Madama appeared in villas through the 19th century.
The cool hills of Frascati gained the Villa Aldobrandini (1592); the Villa Falconieri and the Villa Mondragon.The Villa d'Este near Tivoli is famous for the water play in its terraced gardens.
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 Vacation Rentals Lazio, Holiday Rentals Lazio
accomodation in Villa Paola, an affordable rate BB in Rome at an enchanting Villa, well connected to the city center.
Country House with partments for rent, near Rome, the sea and the Bracciano's lake, in etruscan area.
Villa or rooms for rent near Viterbo, 50 km from Rome, 1 km from Natural Reserve of Lake Vico
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 Villa Farnese, Caprarola
In Caprarola the visitor will be impressed by the Villa Farnese (1570), a pentagonal building with a round inner courtyard.
The elegant spiral staircase inside, designed by Vignola, is decorated with open-air scenes by Antonio Tempesta.
Villa Farnese is open all year from 9 am and closes one hour before sunset.
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 Maxfield Parrish: Master of Make-Believe; essay by Alma Gilbert   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Drake from the Century art department writes to Parrish referring to Parrish's letter where the artist suggests that some of the villas are not "wildly interesting" and proposes that the artist might use his photographs for the "uninteresting" subjects to be done as half-tone pictures in the book and in the article.
Wharton wishes to include "Caprarola" in the set of the Roman villas due at the end of December instead of the next group, "Villas of Venice", due in May 1904.
The first edition of Italian Villas and Their Gardens featured the picture of the Villa Caprarola and described it as a "retouched photography by Maxfield Parrish".
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 Best Villas: Villa Lante at Bagnaia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
They call it the garden of surprises, because if a person comes for the first time from Villa Farnese Caprarola, he is sure to get surprised looking the two completely dissimilar Vignola villas, as the two villas are extremely different in period and architectural mannerist style.
Duke Ippolito Lante inherited the villa, after the death of Lante's last chief owner in 1656; the villa remained to be a property of Duke Ippolito Lante and his family for generations together.
American heiress Duchess occupied the villa in the 19th century and lived at Lante in some style: a ducal family lived in the Gambara Casino while Montalto was reserved for their guests.
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 Catena: Digital Archive of Historic Gardens + Landscapes
But since he is French at heart, his men showed us all the courtesy and friendliness that could be desired.
From here, following the straight road, we came upon Caprarola, a palace of Cardinal Farnese, which is very greatly renowned in Italy.
I have seen none in Italy that may be compared with it.
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 Caprarola Vacation Rentals | Hotels
High on a hilltop near Cortona on the eastern edge of Tuscany, Villa Cuiano is a sprawling farmhouse with marvelous panoramic views of the Niccone Valley and the distant mountains of Umbria.
The Hotel Villa Ciconia is situated in Umbria, on the outskirts of Orvieto, at about 2 km.
This magnificent 19th-century villa, surrounded by a beautiful park, is an idyllic haven of calm in which the architect has lovingly preserved the period
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 Villa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
This would be similar to the wealthy-persons Domus in the city and would have painted walls and lovely artistic mosaics on the floors.
Other rooms in the villa might include an office, a temple for worship, several bedrooms, a dining room and a kitchen.
Villas were often plumbed with running water and many would have had under-floor central heating known as a "hypocaust".
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 In Italy Online - The Papal Villas of Latium
erhaps not as well-known as those in Tuscany or Umbria, the villas of Latium are often just as breathtaking, combining peace and quiet with architectural harmony.
ositioned at the top of a hill, the villa dominates the town that cringes at its base.
ven though there is a gorgeous park behind it, the main attraction of Caprarola is the palace itself.
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 Italy, Caprarola Villa, holidays, holiday rentals, rent Villa in Italy, Caprarola, complex, tennis, lodging, hotel, ...
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Villa Antonelli is located in the natural park of Monti Cimini, 2 km from Lake Vico and about 50 km from the centre of Rome.
Villa Antonelli is tastefully furnished with furniture from many continents and well-equipped.
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 Lazio Apartment for rent Villa La Paiola lake Vico Caprarola Viterbo Italy
It is just only half an hour driving from Rome where You can fall asleep in a flowery field on the borders of Vico Lake listening to the redbrest songs.
Villa La Paiola is the ideal place for everyone who wants to visit the Eternal City, avoiding noise, chaos and pollution.
Due to the importance if your organization we would like to offer you the complete utilize of our tourist village and, at your choice, the direot management too.
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 Catena: Digital Archive of Historic Gardens + Landscapes
The titles of works and features have generally been translated into English.Variant titles will not appear when records are retrieved, but are accounted for when searches are done.
For a list of the villas included in the database, click here.
The most effective way to search for a specific villa is to select Search > By data fields, then select Subjects, then Contains, and then type the name of the villa as it appears in the Villa Names list below, e.g., Villa Lante.
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 Villa Farnese - Giacomo Vignola - Great Buildings Online
Pentagonal plan with curving inner facades around a circular courtyard on the inside, and a moat around the outside.
"Villa Farnese, Caprarola, (is) based on a regular polygon.
Austere at the level of the 'podium' on which the building rests, the façades become lighter in the upper storeys, particularly in the circular courtyard with its alternate rhythms of pairs of engaged columns and semi-circular bays."
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 Accommodation Rentals VITERBO: Chalet Apartement Villa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
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SAN FRANCESCO -- A Medieval fortress, a convent, a gorgeous country mansion with swimming pool -- country holiday home - 9 rooms - 16/18 persons...
Sea to 1 km - house / villa with big garden...
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