There Villa of Tiberius it is an ancient Roman complex, built in the 1st century AD at the direct behest of the emperor. Its functionality, like that of many other Roman villas, was to welcome the landlord in his periods of rest from public and imperial duties, granting him all the comforts he would have needed.
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Tiberius Julius Caesar Augustus, direct successor of the emperor Augustus, ruled over Rome and the Empire from 14 AD until 37 AD. villa in today’s Sperlonga (Latina, Lazio) was rich in any kind of luxury.
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The splendor of the complex lay in its being placed directly towards the sea. Water became, in fact, a characteristic element of the villa, used in the places of the “home” in the most disparate ways. Just think of the enormous number of bathrooms and rectangular tubs present, in which mainly salt water flowed, or even one of the most important dining rooms, located on an artificial island.
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In particular, dinners they were very important events at the Villa, because they were real parties, which allowed the emperor to enjoy the company of men and women, with whom to weave various relationships, useful or not, to his political life.
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In the non-modest holiday home of the emperor they certainly could not miss the sculptures, one of the elements that, still today, distinguish it as one of the most important national archaeological assets in Italy.
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