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Ancient Roman Gardens such as Hadrian's Villa, inspired Renaissance and Landscape designs. Commercial Pompeii was sealed by the eruption of Vesuvius as was upmarket Herculaneum. European archaeology has revealed cloisters, terraces, statuary, water features and plantings (real and imagined) across their Empire – England's Fishbourne Roman Palace is a notable example.


Course dates

07 Aug 2017 to 18 Aug 2017

Course duration

2 week(s)

Apply by

24 Jul 2017

Course director


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 10

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