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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: M. Pearce, P. Tozzi
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 05, 2020 08:32 AM History
At Desenzano, in the province of Lombardia, the remains of a Roman villa dating to the mid-fourth century A.D. were here. The structure is axial and palatial in its nature. Its decorative program includes polychrome mosaic pavements. It is noted for mosaic scenes featuring the Good Shepherd.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 39 H3 Desenzano

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Desenzano

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M. Pearce, P. Tozzi, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Desenzano: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 19 September 2020]

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