Power, Prosperity, Philosophy: Roman Villas and the Men Who Built Them
Date: Thursday January 16, 2014, at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Auditorium, Getty Villa
Admission: Tickets required.
Archaeologist Guy Métraux and classicist Jeff Fish examine the economic and cultural underpinnings of ancient Roman villas, exploring residences of the rich and the not-so-rich, as well as the biography of Lucius Calpurnius Piso, presumed owner of the Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum, the model for the Getty Villa. Free; a ticket is required.