The Garden Guide

Book: History of Garden Design and Gardening
Chapter: Chapter 3: European Gardens (500AD-1850)

Petrarch's Garden Arqua

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108. Petrarch's house at Arqua (fig. 22.) still remains, without appearing to have undergone any material alteration since his time. It is pleasantly situated among the Enganean hills, in a picturesque village about ten miles from Padua. (Duppa's Obs., p. 162.)