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The ‘Topiarius’

Il Topiarius Simone Palmieri Gardens and Landscapes

In ancient Rome the gardener was called Topiarius.

Its name was derived from the Greek topòs, or place.

The gardener was in fact a “creator of places”, the one who gave shape with his art to ideal and exotic worlds, remote in time and space.

Plants from all over the empire adorned the garden, statues and frescoes embellished it and completed the creation of the perfect world in which to devote oneself to leisure (otium).

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