Cover

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Title Page, Copyright Page

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Contents

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Acknowledgments

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pp. ix-x

This study has been in the making for a number of years, and I have been fortunate to be able to pursue most of my research in Rome. The George Washington University offered me financial assistance through the University Facility Fund to spend part of the summer of 1994 in Rome, and in 1998 I was a Resident of the American Academy in Rome for ten weeks. It was...

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Introduction

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pp. xi-xii

Readers interested in horticulture will be greatly disappointed because although this study deals with one of the most beautiful of ancient garden estates in Rome, a discussion of the plantings forms only a minor part. This situation is not only because the author is not a horticulturist (in fact, does not even have a “green...

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Part I. Topography and History

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pp. 1-30

In antiquity, a valley, at least twenty-two meters deep, lay between the more gradual slope of the Quirinal at the south, and perhaps the steeper slopes of the Pincio at the north (i.e., Figs. 2.3 [Pincio] and 2.4 [Quirinal]). At the floor of this valley ran a stream, known in modern parlance as the Acqua Sallustiana...

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Part II. The Architecture of the Gardens

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pp. 31-82

Because of the massive building operations in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, there is little remaining of ancient structures or monuments that once were part of the gardens of Sallust. The scarcity of such remains, of course, makes those still visible, or securely recorded, all the more valuable as topographical...

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Part III. Sculptural Finds

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pp. 83-142

Numerous pieces of sculpture are reported to have been discovered in the confines of the gardens of Sallust. It would be difficult, therefore, to give a full report on each of these; however, there are a number of sculptures that deserve special attention as works of art because of issues surrounding their findspots. Many...

Addendum. The Templum Gentis Flaviae and the Three Temples of Fortune

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pp. 143-146

Afterword

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p. 147

Notes

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pp. 149-195

Abbreviations of Periodicals and Series

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pp. 197-198

Bibliographic Abbreviations

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pp. 199-205

Illustration Credits

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pp. 207-210

Index

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pp. 211-219