Flora, Nurseries, and the Economics of the Roman Plant Trade
Date: Saturday May 10, 2014, at 2 pm
Location: Auditorium, Getty Villa
Admission: Tickets required.
Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis of the City University of New York discusses her research on the first archaeologically known plant nursery and the ways in which Romans and their Hellenistic predecessors in Egypt cultivated plants on an industrial scale for an extensive, empire-wide trade.