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Nature Perfected: The Story Of The Garden: The Heritage Of Rome / Garlands In Repose.

The Heritage of Rome examines the legacy of the Roman garden. Ancient Egyptian gardens inspired Roman emperors to mold opulent gardens with fountains and mosaic walks. Rome's glorious tradition thrives today in regal English estates and in the park built at San Simeon by William Randolph Hearst. In search of nature's soothing and medicinal effects, Garlands of Repose journeys from a secluded Venetian island, to crowded Moroccan bazaars, to the breathtaking Spanish gardens left by the Moors. 1995. 50-60 min.