A completely different reading from the one highlighted in the mosaic decoration of the room, with the depiction of a competition between different factions held at the [approfondimenti id="33410" testo_link="Circus Maximus"], is given by some late antiquity writings.
They put forward the hypothes...
The depiction of circus races was quite frequent in the iconography of the time, but a singular clue suggests that the arena, shown in the mosaic floor of the biapsidal hall, was seen from the imperial gallery. In no mosaic ornament, known to date, does the statue depicting the Magna Mater, [approfo...
A chariot race, set in the circus Maximus of Rome, connects the villa to the city and centre of power
This imposing space introduced by two entrances, one to the east restricted to the family of the dominus and a second to the west, intended for the public, is distinguished from the other rooms of the villa, for its dual function of access to the different places of the thermal baths.
MiC – Ministero della Cultura
Legge 77/2006 - Misure Speciali di Tutela e Fruizione dei Siti Italiani di Interesse Culturale, Paesaggistico e Ambientale, inseriti nella “Lista Del Patrimonio Mondiale”, posti sotto la Tutela dell’ UNESCO Regione Siciliana.
Assessorato dei Beni Culturali e dell’Identità Siciliana, Dipartimento dei Beni Culturali e dell’Identità Siciliana.
Parco archeologico della Valle dei Templi di Agrigento.