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Norton Disney: Animal rendering plant plans withdrawn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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Ryder Cup will blend with high fashion in Italy

The Manila Times 04 Sep 2021
GUIDONIA MONTECELIO, Italy. An 11th-century castle. A grove of olive trees. The remains of an ancient Roman villa ... Adjacent to the 10th hole lies a first-century Roman villa that contains precious mosaics. Biagiotti Cigna is hoping to restore the villa in time for the Ryder Cup so that spectators can visit during breaks between the golf action ... .
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Michelle Mone's billionaire husband Doug Barrowman puts his £60million St Bart's hideaway with its own ...

The Daily Mail 04 Sep 2021
The 17,000 sq ft six-bedroom house, which is named Villa Neo and was built by Mr Barrowman in 2018, is apparently one of the biggest homes on the island of St Barthelemy, a well-known vacation spot for the rich and famous, The Wall Street Journal said ... The 17,000 sq ft six-bedroom house is named Villa Neo and was built by Mr Barrowman in 2018.
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“Hold Me Or I Will Run!” Roman Slave Collars Came With A Warning

Ancient Origins 04 Sep 2021
Slavery was a large part of the Roman Empire ... Around 45 examples have survived of “speaking” Roman slave collars ... It also acts as the perfect example of urban slavery during the Christian 4th century Roman Empire ... Slave ownership was an integral part of Roman domestic life, often appearing in villa decorations (Mary Harrsch / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 ).
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In 2023, the Ryder Cup will blend with high fashion in Italy

Journal Review 03 Sep 2021
The remains of an ancient Roman villa ... Adjacent to the 10th hole lies a first-century Roman villa that contains precious mosaics. Biagiotti Cigna is hoping to restore the villa in time for the Ryder Cup so that spectators can visit during breaks between the golf action.
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Rossett Roman villa archaeological dig gets under way

BBC News 02 Sep 2021
A three-week archaeological dig has begun after the remains of a Roman villa were discovered on farmland ... "It's the first structurally-identified Roman villa in north-east Wales," said Dr Caroline Pudney from Chester University, who is leading the dig ... "Villas ...
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This Is One of the Most Fascinating Ways to See Rome

The Daily Beast 01 Sep 2021
A leisurely 10-minute walk passes the Casino Valadier, a restaurant and event space, and the late 16th-century Villa Medici, home to the French Academy since 1803 ... that of the Villa Celimontana, tucked in the corner of a pretty park much used by Romans for dog walking and calisthenics and unknown to tourists.
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David Rudkin obituary

The Guardian 30 Aug 2021
His open and engaging character empowered him to spread understanding of Fishbourne – the largest Roman villa north of the Alps, with its incomparable mosaics.
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