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Tivoli



Introduction of Tivoli
Town in Roma province, Latium region, 16 mi ENEof Rome, on the Aniene River, central Italy. Strategicallypositioned on an outcropping atop a naturalroute east from Rome, it has been occupied since prehistorictimes. Once an independent member of theLatin League, it was conquered by Rome in the fourthcentury b.c. and became a prosperous summer resortunder the late Republic and early Empire. Its Romanremains are among the most impressive of antiquityand include the elaborate ruined Hadrian's villanearby and the circular Temple of Vesta. The gardensof the Villa d'Este here are magnificent examples ofRenaissance land scape architecture.Town in Roma province, Latium region, 16 mi ENEof Rome, on the Aniene River, central Italy. Strategicallypositioned on an outcropping atop a naturalroute east from Rome, it has been occupied since prehistorictimes. Once an independent member of theLatin League, it was conquered by Rome in the fourthcentury b.c. and became a prosperous summer resortunder the late Republic and early Empire. Its Romanremains are among the most impressive of antiquityand include the elaborate ruined Hadrian's villanearby and the circular Temple of Vesta. The gardensof the Villa d'Este here are magnificent examples ofRenaissance land scape architecture.

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