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Tivoli: Villa Adriana and Villa d'Este~ SAT, April 18, 7PM

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Fifteen miles east of Rome is the magnificent garden city of Tivoli. This charming town is the location of several spectacular villas, each with gardens, fountains, and pools: the Villa Adriana, built for the Emperor Hadrian in about 200 AD, and the Villa d'Este, created in the Renaissance. Presented by William H. Fredlund, Ph.D., Saturday, April 18, 2020, 7:00PM.

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Fifteen miles east of Rome is the magnificent garden city of Tivoli. On an enchanting day-trip from Rome, the hillside town of Tivoli will greet you with steep hills and views into the expansive valleys ahead. This charming town is the location of several spectacular villas, each with gardens and fountains and pools: one is the Villa Adriana, built for the Emperor Hadrian in about 200 AD, and the other is the Villa d'Este, created in the Renaissance. Presented by William H. Fredlund, Ph.D., Saturday, April 18, 2020, 7:00PM. NOTE: This lecture is part of the 2019-2020 lecture series "All Roads Lead to Rome."

William H. Fredlund, the Director of the Institute, obtained his B.A. and M.A. from UCLA, where he specialized in European history and art history. He studied in Italy on a Fulbright Fellowship and completed a double Ph.D. in history and humanities at Stanford, specializing in Renaissance Italy. Dr. Fredlund has taught for UCLA, the University of Florence, Stanford, and UCSC Extension.