The Garden Guide

Book: History of Garden Design and Gardening
Chapter: Chapter 2: Roman Gardens (500BC-500AD)

Cicero Villa Garden

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46. The villa of Cicero at Arpinum combined a variety of natural beauties. Cicero, in his Letters, expatiates on the groves which he had formed there; on the streams that passed through them from the surrounding hills, and on the absence of all appearance of art, and of all false ornament. Cicero died B. C. 43.