Revival of urban villas

The city of Rome empties during the Middle Ages, people were concentrated among Suburra, Campidoglio, and on Campo Marzio’s plain, while on the ancient ruins located inside the Mura Aureliane,  were born fortified buildings, churches and monasteries.

The lower part of the city was considerably unhealthy, especially in summer, due to several floods of the Tiber caused by the decadence of the sewer system.

At the end of the 15th century reborn between the Romans the custom to have a country residence, luxury and refined depending on the family’s rank; sometimes it happened renovating prior buildings, sometimes building new constructions in excellent places.

Follows a list of the most beautiful villas of Rome..

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