The villas of Pliny from antiquity to posterity (Book, 1994) [WorldCat.org]
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The villas of Pliny from antiquity to posterity

Author: Pierre de la Ruffinière Du Prey
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Pierre de la Ruffiniere du Prey traces Pliny's influence as a continuous theme throughout the history of architecture. First he looks at what Pliny considered to be the essential qualities of a villa. He then discusses the many buildings Pliny inspired: from the Renaissance estates of the Medici, to papal summer residences near Rome, to Thomas Jefferson's Monticello and the home of former Canadian prime minister  Read more...
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Named Person: Pliny, the Younger; Pliny, the Younger; Pline, le Jeune; Pliny, the Younger.; Pliny, the Younger$xInfluence.; Pline le Jeune
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre de la Ruffinière Du Prey
ISBN: 0226173003 9780226173009
OCLC Number: 29548193
Description: xxvi, 377 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Pierre de la Ruffinière du Prey.
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A study of the influence of Pliny the Younger as a continuous theme throughout the history of architecture.  Read more...

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