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Villa dei Quintili
The Villa of the Quintilii (Italian: Villa dei Quintili) is an ancient Roman villa beyond the fifth milestone along the Via Appia Antica just outside the traditional boundaries of Rome, Italy. It was built by the rich and cultured brothers Sextus Quintilius Maximus and Sextus Quintilius Condianus (consuls in 151 AD) in the course of the 2nd century. The ruins of this villa suburbana are of such extent that when they were first excavated, the site was called Roma Vecchia ("Old Rome") by the locals, as they occupied too great a ground, it seemed, to have been anything less than a town. The nucleus of the villa was constructed in the time of Hadrian. The villa included extensive thermae fed by its own aqueduct, and, what was even more unusual, a hippodrome, which dates to the fourth century, when the villa was Imperial property: the emperor Commodus coveted the villa strongly enough to put to death its owners in 182 and confiscate it for himself.This photo was shot on film. Taken by ophelia with a Lomography Horizon Kompakt (available in our Online Shop) loaded with Fuji Superia 100 (35mm) film (available in our Online Shop) in Rome, Italy. These tags describe this photo: villa suburbana, mosaics, panorama, house, architecture, ruins, b/w, black and white, color negative, via appia antica, roman villa, villae, villa, romans, rich, quintili, and villa dei quintili. Date: 2013-06-18. Time: Morning. This photo can also be found in the album Let's meet the Romans serie: Vol. 3 Villa dei Quintili.
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