Ancient Roman Villas Posted by on Jun 28, 2010 in Uncategorized

Nothing says opulence like a Roman villa. A Roman villa is an aristocratic country house built in the time period between 509 BC – 476 AD. The villas span over over what is now Italy and other parts of Europe.

Villa Poppaea is a villa located in the town of Opiontis. It was used by Nero’s second wife Poppaea Sabina :

The Villa of the Mysteriers is located in Pompeii. The Villa is famous for its frescos :

Hadrian’s Villa is proof that ancient Roman emperors lived large :

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