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June 2000

Horace’s villa

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Quintus Horatius Flaccus (known as Horace) lived from 65 to 8 BC and was Rome’s leading lyric and satiric poet of his age. This web site interprets his life and times through the archaeology of his house.

Reconstruction of Horace’s villa [image from the website]

This is an example of an emerging genre � the archeological site as web site. You can hear Horace’s verse in Latin, or pan around images of the place � if you have enough bandwidth and the right plug-ins. Even with a slow internet connection, you can find plenty of text documents to explain this place and the research going on there.


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