Villa of the Quintili, Rome
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Sunday 17th July 2011
Built in the 2nd century A.D. during emperor Hadrian's age, the Villa of the Quintili is the biggest among the Roman villas which, in those times, used to be built in the suburb of Rome. The villa was the property of two brothers belonging to the senatorial family of the Quintili. In 182 A.D. emperor Commodo sentenced them to death and took possession of all their riches including this villa on the Appian Way, where he decided to settle.
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