Largo Leopardi, 2
The monument that is part of a more spacious complex identified as theCountry House of Maecenas, was brought to light in 1874 during the excavationsrequired by the town-planning scheme for the Esquiline quarter rising at the time of king Humbert the First. Probably, it is a summer triclinium, in other words a partially filled in and therefor fresherhall, used for feasts made more pleasant by water effects.
(max 30 people per visit - 100 people per performance)
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“The Poets Society: Great writers and interpreters of Italian poetry read and comment on their works and classics of the past"
Event by Sandrino Aquilani.
2,15,29 July; 10 August (an evening dedicated to G. Pascoli); 9 and 23 September: h. 18.30
Guided tour: “Discovering the Villa di Maecenas"
10 July: h. 18.30
24 July; 6 August; 11 and 25 September: h. 10.00
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