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Villa Albani’s treasures of Roman and Greek art revealed in picture book

The Times/The Sunday Times 20 Oct 2021
Hidden by high walls away from Rome’s roaring traffic, Villa Albani carefully guards its collection of more than a thousand priceless ancient Roman and Greek statues, bas-reliefs, mosaics and paintings.
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Unusual relief featuring a frontal depiction of a man holding his phallus is discovered at ...

The Daily Mail 20 Oct 2021
Archaeologists uncover a 2,000-year-old Roman millstone near... The finds came from the remains of a Roman villa located near the town of Godmanchester, a Highways England spokesperson told MailOnline ... The finds came from the remains of a Roman villa located near Godmanchester, a Highways England spokesperson told MailOnline.
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My hideaways great and small: Actress and author Carol Drinkwater opens her lavender-scented little black ...

The Daily Mail 20 Oct 2021
We treat ourselves and stay at the elegant La Villa Mazarin, with its stylish antique furniture and spacious bedrooms or the family-run Hotel Des Remparts, sited alongside the ancient city walls ... 'Stay at La Bastide de Moustiers [pictured],' says Carol, 'where the bed linen is scented the old Roman way.
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Is Man Utd manager out of his depth?

Sporting Life 18 Oct 2021
⏱ 75' - Aston Villa 2-0 Wolves. ⚽️ 80' - Roman Saiss ... ⏱ FT - (1.07 xG) Aston Villa 2-3 Wolves (1.75 xG) ... Leicester should kick on from here, back in the right formation and ready to challenge Man Utd for fourth place.Villa struggling without 'give it to Grealish' tactics.
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Dean Smith, Claudio Ranieri: Managers with no clear plan

Sporting Life 16 Oct 2021
⏱ 75' - Aston Villa 2-0 Wolves. ⚽️ 80' - Roman Saiss ... ⏱ FT - (1.07 xG) Aston Villa 2-3 Wolves (1.75 xG) ... Leicester should kick on from here, back in the right formation and ready to challenge Man Utd for fourth place.Villa struggling without 'give it to Grealish' tactics.
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Roman cookware discovered in the “Centurion House”

Heritage Daily 14 Oct 2021
The structure was the villa of a high-status military officer or Roman official, containing a spacious courtyard with a pool, porticos, a bath complex, and numerous rooms heated by a 40m long hypocaust system ... The researchers emphasise the importance of the find as very few examples survive in similar structures across the Roman Empire.
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With its world-renowned wines and Michelin-starred restaurants, raise a glass to... a Catalan corker

The Daily Mail 29 Sep 2021
Surveying rolling hills, vineyard owner Albert Jane expounds on the art of wine-making. ‘Through our wine we really express this landscape,’ he says ... Share ... In Cambrils, there are the remains of the La Llosa Roman villa, believed to date back to 1BC ... A fun app at the site gives you a virtual-reality image of what life for a wealthy Roman was like ... .
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Norton Disney: Animal rendering plant plans withdrawn

BBC News 24 Sep 2021
The county council also received more than 1,100 letters of objection against the planned development on Villa Farm. Richard Parker, secretary of the Norton Disney History and Archaeology Group, which campaigned to save ancient artefacts on the site - including a Roman villa - said he was delighted the plans had been shelved.
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The Non-coastal Elites

The Atlantic 23 Sep 2021
In the early Roman Empire, for example, local civic elites were essential to the functioning of the state ... Roman elites were fundamentally urban; they owned rural estates (fancy villas with vineyards and fields and bathhouses and libraries) and spent a great deal of time there, but cities were the venues for their competition with one another.
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Where to buy property in the Italian lakes

The Times/The Sunday Times 17 Sep 2021
... his dazzling 18th-century Villa L’Oleandra in Laglio easily spotted from the water, but the trend was set 2,000 years ago by the Roman author Pliny the Younger.
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Where to buy property on the Italian lakes

The Times/The Sunday Times 17 Sep 2021
... his dazzling 18th-century Villa L’Oleandra in Laglio easily spotted from the water, but the trend was set 2,000 years ago by the Roman author Pliny the Younger.
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Sparkling days out: readers’ favourite British vineyards to visit

The Guardian 16 Sep 2021
... means you can journey through the Darent valley (home to Lullingstone Roman villa and the nearby World Garden ) by train, arriving as the Victorians once did.
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Peace, antiquity and beaches: a guide to five famous Greek islands

The Observer 14 Sep 2021
Roman monuments rub shoulders with Ottoman mosques and medieval castles face Italian colonial art deco. The Pompeii-style villa Casa Romana, the Roman Odeon, the Knights of St John castle and the Gazi Hassan Pasha mosque are all must-sees ... Villa de Loulia is a ... Villa Ippocampi.
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Extract | How the colours in ancient Pompeian frescoes ‘spoke’ to Mark Rothko

The Art Newspaper 09 Sep 2021
In the extract below from a chapter Colour, Street describes how a section of painted wall from the Villa of the Mysteries in Pompeii spoke to the Abstract Expressionist Mark Rothko. A section of fresco from the Villa of the Mysteries in Pompeii ... There is no knowing what the original inhabitants of the villa thought about these mysterious paintings.
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Fit in my 40s: phew, a group bike ride that stops often enough for me to catch up

The Observer 05 Sep 2021
I’ve done enough group cycling in my life to say this with authority ... Fit in my 40s ... Zoe Williams. Read more ... Lullingstone country park is pretty famous, by the standards of Darent Valley; the slopes are shallow, the botany is glorious, and so long as nobody makes you go to a Roman villa – which of course nobody did, it’s a bike ride – you’re golden ... .

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