Hadrian, Emperor of Rome

Born: 76 in Rome
Died: 138
Biography
Soldier and administrator; in 117 succeeded his distant relative Trajan as emperor of Rome. Founder of Adrianople, Antinoopolis and other cities; commissioner of the Pantheon in Rome, the Villa at Tivoli and many other buildings and works of art; patron of learning and the arts. Commissioned Hadrian's Wall in north Britain 122-8.
 
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Penna, Agostino   Viaggio Pittorico Della Villa Adriana Composto Di Vedute Disegnate Dal Vero Ed Incise Da Agostino Penna Con una breve descrizione di ciascun monumento. Tomo I. (-IV.) - Roma [1831 (-1836)]   
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Ichnographia Villae Tiburtinae Hadriani Caesaris Olim A Pyrrho Ligorio Celeberrimo Architecto & Antiquario delineata & descripta, Postea A Francisco Continio Architecto summa cura recognita, & publici juris facta Nunc denuo affabre aeri incisa, in elegantiorem & commodiorem formam redacta, addita expositione Latina.   - Romae [1751]   
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RAA/SEC/4/122/1    Marshall Sisson, Farm Hall, Godmanchester, Cambs., to Sidney Hutchison    10 Jan 1976    Item