January 31, 2019
Carlo Maderno died on 31 January 1629 in Rome, where he had risen to become one of city’s most important architects.

July 27, 2018
Recapturing the Ancients: Agostino Chigi’s Villa Farnesina

January 3, 2016
Allison Levy was the recipient of a 2015 IAS Research & Publication Grant , which she used to travel to Florence as part of her work on her current book project, Misfits, Monstrosities, and Madness at the Villa Ambrogiana .

August 3, 2014
Archaeologists discovered the Seated Mercury on this day in 1758 in the peristyle of the Villa of Papyri at Herculaneum .

October 1, 2013
Architect Jacopo Vignola was born on this day in 1507.

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