Rome - Roman Villa
Agriculture in the Roman Empire
Section from The Archeology of the Roman Economy, by K. Greene. Explains that most of the economy of the Roman Empire depended on agriculture.
History of Landscape Architecture: Roman
Photo of page from 1838 edition of Villa of the Ancients, pictures of Pliny's Laurentine and Tuscan villas, and mosaics.
Explains the variety of types of villas and the change over time from an original farmer's home to the locus of artistic and cultural life.
Diagram of a villa complex which shows a contrast between the owner's residence and the homes of his workers.