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Villa Borghese (Rome, Italy : Park)

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Geographic headingVilla Borghese (Rome, Italy : Park)
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Variant(s)Borghese Gardens (Rome, Italy)
Borghese Villa (Rome, Italy : Park)
Villa Borghese (Rome, Italy)
See alsoGardens--Italy
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Found inWork cat.: 2005368024: Campitelli, A. Villa Borghese : da giardino del principe a parco dei romani, 2003.
Encyc. Americana: v. 23, p. 686 (Just north of the Aurelian Wall on the left bank of the Tiber is the Villa Borghese, an extensive park whose main entrance is on the Piazzale Flaminio.)
Britannica Micro.: v. 2, p. 385 (Borghese Gallery is located in the Borghese Gardens on the Pincian Hill and is housed in the Villa Borghese, a building designed by the Dutch architect Jan van Santen (Giovanni Vasanzio) and built between 1613 and 1616.)
Grove dict, art: v. 5, p. 616 (park of the Villa Borghese, Rome) v. 24, p. 179 (In Italy the desire to return to historical Roman estates resulted in large villa complexes that contained formal gardens leading into wooded parklands, such as at the Villa Borghese in Rome, laid out in 1605 for Cardinal Scipione Borghese. Its park, .5km in circumference, contained large groves of trees with intersecting walks, statues, fountains, grottoes, as well as walled enclosures for wild animals.)
Villa Borghese web site, May 10, 2005 (Villa Borghese is the largest public park in Rome.)
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