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.

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