How to use Villa in a sentence
He died in his villa at Tusculum, regretted and esteemed by all.
A Roman villa was formerly seen close to the shore, but it is not now visible.
The remaining years of his life were spent partly in the capital, partly in his villa at Tibur.
This may have originally been the nympliaeum of the great villa of the Acilii Glabriones, the hypogaeum of which was discovered by De Rossi near this spot in 1888.
From 1767 he resided either at Edinburgh or at a villa which he built at Kilduff near his former parish.Advertisement
To the south-east lies the Villa Landon with magnificent gardens filled with tropical plants.
Villa Clara, Trinidad, Remedios, Cienfuegos and Sancti Spiritus - between Cienfuegos and Sancti Spiritus; and Tierra Adentro, referring to the region between Cienfuegos and Bayamo.
Pope's Villa was replaced by another building after his death, but the tunnel which connected his garden and house beneath a road, and was ornamented by him as a grotto, remains.
Numerous villa residences have been erected and 'promenades and groves laid out.
The principal other public buildings are the church of St Margaret with a beautiful portal and a lofty tower, founded in the 12th century, twice burnt down, and rebuilt in its present form in 1652; the church of the Augustinian convent, with an altar-piece by the painter Simon Jacobs; the theatre; the fire insurance bank and the life insurance bank; the ducal palace, in the Italian villa style, with a winter garden and picture gallery; the buildings of the ducal legislature; the hospital; the old town-hall, dating from the i ith century; the old residence of the painter Lucas Cranach, now used as a girls' school; the ducal stable; and the Friedrichsthal palace, now used as public offices.Advertisement
The Apollo Sauroctonus (after Praxiteles), copied in bronze at the Villa Albani in Rome and in marble at Paris, is a naked, youthful, almost boyish figure, leaning against a tree, waiting to strike a lizard climbing up the trunk.
The Bolivian port of entry for this trade, Villa Bella, is situated above the falls of the Madeira at the confluence of the Beni and Mamore, and is reached from the lower river by a long and costly portage.
Juan Bautista (pop., 1900, 10, J48), formerly called Villa Hermosa, on the Grijalva river, about 70 m.
After the opening of the circular railway in 1871, private enterprise set to work to develop these districts, and a " villa colony " was built at the edge of the Grunewald between the station West-end and the Spandauer Bock.
From these beginnings, owing mainly to the expansion of the important suburb of Charlottenburg, has resulted a complete transformation of the eastern part of the Grunewald into a picturesque and delightful villa suburb, which is connected by railway, steamtramway and a magnificent boulevard - the Kurfiirstendammwith the city.Advertisement
The usual funeral panegyric was pronounced on him in the Forum, and the people would have had him buried by the side of Sulla in the Campus Martius, but at his brother's request he was laid in his splendid villa at Tusculum.
Its old name was Villa Puerorum, as the children of the counts of Provence were often brought up here.
The site of Anguillara, on the south shore, was occupied by a Roman villa.
Massillon (1663-1742), the famous pulpit orator, was born; the parish church of St Louis, built originally in the 13th century by the Cordelier or Franciscan friars, but completely restored in the earlier part of the 19th century; and the site of the old château, on the summit of the hill, now occupied by a villa.
Besides the works already mentioned, he was the author of several theological tracts; of the De villa Noviliaco, concerning the claiming of a domain of his church; and he continued from 861 the Annales Bertiniani, of which the first part was written by Prudentius, bishop of Troyes, the best source for the history of Charles the Bald.Advertisement
In front lie the Villa Communale (first called Reale and subsequently Nazionale) public gardens, the chief promenade of the city, which were first laid out in 1780, and have been successively extended in 1807, in 1834, and again in recent years; and the whole edge of the bay from the Castel dell' Ovo to Mergellina is lined by a massive embankment and carriageway, the Via Caracciolo, constructed in 1875-1881.
The character of the shore of the eastern crescent has been much altered by the new harbour works, which with the wharves and warehouses have absorbed the Villa del Popolo, or People's Park, originally constructed on land reclaimed from the bay.
The Galleria Vittoria, opened in 1907, is a circular building with handsome dome, situated near the main entrance of the Villa Communale.
The famous zoological station at Naples, whose aquarium is the principal building in the Villa Communale, is not connected with the university.
At the villa of the Melzi family at Vaprio, where Leonardo was a frequent visitor, a colossal Madonna on one of the walls is traditionally ascribed to him, but is rather the work of Sodoma or of Melzi himself working under the master's eye.Advertisement
In the seclusion of his villa of Sorgvliet (Fly-from-Care), near the Hague, he lived from this time till his death, occupied in the composition of his autobiography (Eighty-two Years of My Life, first printed at Leiden in 1734) and of his poems. He died on the 12th of September 1660, and was buried by torchlight, and with great ceremony, in the Klooster-Kerk at the Hague.
No ruins are now preserved in the town itself, but there are many remains in the villa quarter to the east of the town on the road to Stabiae, of which traces still exist, running much higher than the modern road, across the mountain; the site of one of the largest (possibly belonging to the Imperial house) is now occupied by the Hotel Victoria, under the terrace of which a small theatre was found in 1855; an ancient rock-cut tunnel descends hence to the shore.
To the north-west on the Capo di Sorrento is another villa, the so-called Bagni della Regina Giovanna, with baths, and in the bay to the south-west was the villa of Pollius Felix, the friend of Statius, which he describes in Silvae ii.
Confirmation of this may be found in Cicero's description (Pro Milone, 85) of the destruction of the shrines and sacred groves of Alba by the construction of Clodius's villa, in the local application of the adjective Albanus, and in the position of Castel Gandolfo itself, which exactly suits Livy's description.
The name Albanum, from about 150 B.C. till the time of Constantine, meant a villa in the Alban territory.
The imperial villa occupied the site of the present Villa Barberini at Castel Gandolfo, and considerable remains of it still exist.
It was created a villa with an ayuntamiento (city council) in 1743.
The lake is girdled by hills, studded with attractive villa residences, commanding beautiful and extensive views of the Alps.
Farther into the wood are some pretty little lakes, and the famous royal villa called the Huis ten Bosch, or "house in the wood."
The park also includes the Charlottenhof, a reproduction of a Pompeian villa.
Perhaps the finest existing statue of her is the Diana of Versailles from Hadrian's Villa (now in the Louvre), in which she wears a short tunic drawn in at the waist and sandals on her feet; her hair is bound up into a knot at the back of her head, with a band over the forehead.
Nilus in 1002 under the Emperor Otho III., and which occupies the site of a large Roman villa, possibly that of Cicero.
On Augustine's death (1743) it passed to Lawrence (George's half-brother), who built in 1743 the villa which forms the middle portion of the present mansion-house and named the estate Mount Vernon, in honour of his former commander, Admiral Edward Vernon (1684-1757).
Urban centers are notably absent, whilst there is no hint of villa development.
In1784-1785he enlarged the villa into the mansion-house with its present dimensions by building an addition at each end, erected several of the out-buildings, and adorned the grounds, all according to his own plans and specifications.
The most important town in the province is the mining centre of Chileci,Io, or Villa Argentina (pop., 1904, about 4000), about 2950 ft.
In 1419, after his return to Portugal, he was created governor of the "kingdom" of Algarve, the southernmost province of Portugal; and his connexion now appears to have begun with what afterwards became known as the "Infante's Town" (Villa do Iffante) at Sagres, close to Cape St Vincent; where, before 1438, a Tercena Nabal or naval arsenal grew up; where, from 1438, after the Tangier expedition, the prince certainly resided for a great part of his later life; and where he died in 1460.
A mile and a quarter farther is the town of Bagnaia, with the Villa Lante, still belonging to the family of that name, with fine fountains and beautiful trees, ascribed to Vignola.
Marius managed to escape to Africa, but Sulpicius was discovered in a villa at Laurentum and put to death; his head was sent to Sulla and exposed in the forum.
Arnhem, called Arnoldi Villa in the middle ages, is, according to some, the Arenacum of the Romans, and is first mentioned in a document in 893.
After 1903 he lived mainly in Italy, at a villa near Florence, where he died Jan.
Gijon is usually identified with the Gigia of the Romans, which, however, occupied the site of the adjoining suburb of Cima de Villa.
For seven years, nevertheless, during which he led a life of studious retirement in the Villa Segni at Bellosguardo, near Florence, he maintained an almost unbroken silence.
Galileo remained in the custody of the Inquisition from the 21st to the 24th of June, on which day he was relegated to the Villa Medici on the Trinita de' Mc,nti.
It was not until-December that his earnest desire of returning to Florence was realized, and the remaining eight years of his life were spent in his villa at Arcetri called "Il Giojello," in the strict seclusion which was the prescribed condition of his comparative freedom.
The Greek anthology contains thirty-four of his epigrams. From the excavations of the villa at Herculaneum there have been recovered thirtysix treatises attributed to Philodemus, and it has been suggested that the villa was actually owned by him; but this is generally denied.
In March 1916 he was put in command of the punitive expedition into Mexico against Francisco Villa, and the same year was made major-general.
The chief town is Villa do Porto (2506).
The pavement came from the site of a 3rd-century Roman villa along with a mural displayed on the wall of the south quire aisle.
This rental villa annex has its own sun terrace and private solar heated pool, Costa Blanca.
In the 1890s a local antiquary traced the remains of a villa near the well.
At Vivian Villa your choice could be a room, a self catering studio or a luxury apartment for four people.
The villa is nestled in pretty landscaped gardens with a stylish outdoor swimming pool and a lovely terrace for enjoying a classic Italian aperitivo.
The profile of the seat is taken from a feature found on a wooden balustrade at Katsura Imperial Villa in Kyoto.
A new bandstand was erected at the Villa Marina in 1996.
Each villa captures the best of Thai design - wooden floors, Siamese furnishings and a large terrace overlooking the beach or gardens.
All apartment and villa packages come inclusive of a 4 seater golf buggy and a continental breakfast hamper.
The villa also has a private cabana on Sandy Lane beach.
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Neville - a lifelong Villa fan - is leading a consortium which he believes can " make Aston Villa great again " .
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Spain holidays in Javea A modern, well-equipped family villa set in a peaceful residential cul-de-sac, nestling in the valley below Mount Montgo.
John Gregory is set to be investigated over his transfer dealings whilst manager of Aston Villa.
Occupation of the villa, however, was severely disrupted at the end of the 3rd century.
McGregor had moved to Birmingham to seek his fortune and opened a linen draper 's shop near Villa Park.
The large country villa has been extensively excavated in recent years.
The ancient villa of a noble family is today a small hideaway and relais hotel, with magnificent frescoes in every room.
This 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom villa has been luxuriously furnished.
To the rear of the villa is a small, secluded lawn and a lockable gate leading directly into Monte Carvoeiro.
Each villa and the cottage has its own private wooden gazebo with outdoor dining facilities.
A little beyond York House stood Alexander Pope's villa, his garden and his famous grotto.
The huge Villa of the Papyri, which belonged to Julius Caesar's father in-law, extended for 250 yards along the shore.
The show at Prince's LA villa was seen by a very intimate audience - only fifty odd guests were invited.
If you are feeling lazy, a local chef can be booked to come to the villa to prepare and cook dinner for you.
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Large 3 bed 2 bathroom quad villa, furnished and equipped.
Bill Bensley designed the property which comprises of 33 pool villas and 12 privately owned villa residences set amidst 40 acres of gardens.
Breathe deeply and inhale the scents of citrus and olive trees in the tranquil landscaped garden surrounding this beautifully appointed luxury villa.
It is also thought that Aston Villa recently sent a scout to watch Lincoln City.
The villa has a lovely terrace and roof top solarium.
The villas are freehold and each villa will receive the full title deed.
This type B villa can be switched into two apartments with separate entries and you can get two separate title deeds.
Ryan Giggs's goal in the FA Cup semi-final at Villa Park in 1999 allowed United to believe they could win their unique treble.
Luis Aragones opted to use an attacking triumvirate of Torres, Villa and Liverpool's Luis Garcia with Raul on the bench.
Villa St Pons is a modern villa situated on the edge of a delightful medieval hilltop villa St Pons is a modern villa situated on the edge of a delightful medieval hilltop village.
Club Health 2006 will be held at the Gea College building, a beautifully renovated villa in the town center of Piran, Slovenia.
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This brand new luxury 4 bedroomed villa is set in a commanding position overlooking Kalkan, the sea and Taurus Mountains.
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The extent of the rights which the charter conceded determined whether the town was a free town (vr je stadt - villa franca) or a commune (gemeente - communia).
Until the end of the Republic it was dependent on Cumae, and was a favourite villa resort.
Elsewhere at Cnossus, in the smaller palace to the west, the royal villa and the town houses, we find the evidence of a similar catastrophe followed by an imperfect recovery, and the phenomenon meets us again at Palaikastro and other early settlements in the east of Crete.
The great palaces now excavated at Cnossus and Phaestus, as well as the royal villa of Hagia Triada, exhibit the successive phases of a brilliant primitive civilization which had already attained mature development by the date of the XIIth Egyptian dynasty.
The charm of Italian scenes still remained the same, but the fresh and inspiring feeling of nature gave place to the mere sensuous gratification derived from the luxurious and artificial beauty of the country villa.
Cicero had a house in Puteoli itself, and a villa on the edge of the Lucrine lake (which, though nearer to Puteoli, was in the territory of Cumae), and many prominent men of the republic possessed country houses in the neighbourhood of Puteoli (see Baiae; Avernus Lacus; Lucrinus Lacus; Misenum).
The Villa Doria-Pamphilii with its gardens is one of the loveliest round Rome.
In his beautiful villa before the Porta del Popolo he sought to banish political and ecclesiastical anxieties from his mind.
Johnson saw with more envy than became so great a man the villa, the plate, the china, the Brussels carpet, which the little mimic had got by repeating, with grimaces and gesticulations, what wiser men had written; and the exquisitely sensitive vanity of Garrick was galled by the thought that, while all the rest of the world was applauding him, he could obtain from one morose cynic, whose opinion it was impossible to despise, scarcely any compliment not acidulated with scorn.
Professor de Petra (in the same work) has also published the official notices upon the antiquities unearthed in the sumptuous villa, giving the plan executed by Weber and recovered by chance by the director of excavations, Michele Ruggiero.
His latter years were embittered by family misfortune, and having incurred the enmity of the Athenians, he withdrew from Athens to his villa near Marathon, where he died.
Massillon (1663-1742), the famous pulpit orator, was born; the parish church of St Louis, built originally in the 13th century by the Cordelier or Franciscan friars, but completely restored in the earlier part of the 19th century; and the site of the old chÃ¢teau, on the summit of the hill, now occupied by a villa.
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A Birmingham newspaperÃ¢s poll also revealed more than 50 per cent expect Villa to be fighting relegation again.
During his third season at the club Villa finished runners-up in the First Division.
Shaw himself was asked first for only two designs, for a detached and a semidetached villa, on which he produced variations.
This photo shows a piece of the solidified volcanic flow imprinted with the shapes of the villa 's wooden shutters.
The village is very straggling, comprising many villa residences surrounded by gardens.
If the pound strengthened against the euro by 10 %, you would pay only £ 123,000 for the villa.
The Yeltz finished the stronger side, with former Aston Villa midfielder Paul Birch shining.
Springfield House, spared on the creation of Springfield park, is a five-bayed stuccoed villa with a Tuscan porch.
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A bank is open at the airport in Port Villa and travelers checks or cash can be exchanged here.
Ryan Giggs 's goal in the FA Cup semi-final at Villa Park in 1999 allowed United to believe they could win their unique treble.
Luis Aragones opted to use an attacking triumvirate of Torres, Villa and Liverpool 's Luis Garcia with Raul on the bench.
How do these charges compare with the upkeep costs of a villa or apartment outside the resort?
Villa St Pons is a modern villa situated on the edge of a delightful medieval hilltop village.
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Some places you can eat or get a snack are Arby's, Ben's Ice Cream, Burger King, China Express, Mrs. Field's/TCBY/Pretzelmaker (which is new for 2010), Subway, Sun Garden Grille and Villa Pizza.
The mall also has plenty of places to find delicious food items like Famous Wok, the Fudgery, Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen, Subway, Starbucks and more.
Or, the cardholder might prefer staying in an exclusive villa using the services of their own personal chef.
Marre had managed to crack the so-called "Scott Street" society despite his profession and had built himself a remarkable home - the Villa Marre - which at the time was one of the largest in the state.
Not to be outdone, Mr. Hornibrook set out to build his own mansion, which was designed to make the Villa Marre look painfully small and unimpressive.
Mix in some toile fabrics and voila, you can pretend you have been magically transported to a villa in Provence.
Comfort, beauty and warmth are the goals when creating your own private villa.
Whichever technique you choose to apply your Tuscan style kitchen paint, you'll end up with the feel of an Italian villa by the sea or nestled along the hillside among a vineyard or olive tree grove.
Having a Tuscan kitchen mixed with an Italian Villa inspired living room can add interest and subtle variation to a theme that still has cohesive elements.
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Clooney owns a villa in Lake Como, Italy.
For example, here you'll see George Clooney's Italian villa, David and Victoria Beckham's English home, and Oprah's California mansion.
They boast of a full-time tailor on-site if you actually travel to their store in Villa Park, Illinois.
For example, a three day stay in a moderate villa at a Disney property during a less busy month would require far fewer points than a one week stay in a luxury foreign hotel during the holidays.
Traditional lodge rooms are available for couples and small families, and those who want more spacious accommodations can choose villa or cabin facilities.
Andrea Faccio is Villa Giada's winemaker, located high in the Piemonte hills midway between Asti and Alba.
Not many wineries offer wine tasting, a villa to stay in and a spa to get a massage all in one location.
The setting is fabulous-a Mediterranean villa, which makes for a great setting for picnics or a bottle purchase to be enjoyed outside.
The Santa Margherita wine estate, located at the Villa Marzotto at Portogruaro in the Republic of Venice, Italy creates this versatile wine.
In other words, your downtown office and your villa abroad can both benefit from a feng shui consultation - it doesn't matter where your spaces are located.
You can live in a trendy villa; a standalone modern house; a "lifestyle block" designed to give the owner the best of both the city and the country; or even an apartment or townhome.
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Follow Bob Villa's instructions to repair that toaster oven for additional use.
This includes all of the trappings you'd expect such as a luxury home, an expensive car or two, a getaway vacation villa and expensive clothes.
This image was shot at the Bangour Village Hospital in West Lothian, Scotland in Villa 9.
They are increasingly available in brick-and-mortar shops, such as Shoe City and Sneaker Villa.
Also situated on the French Riviera is the magnificent Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild in the town of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat.
The amazing villa is home to some of the finest privately owned pieces of art in the world.
The Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild is, without a doubt, one of the most popular and spectacular places for families to visit on the Cote d'Azur.
Villa del Palmar Beach Resort and Spa - Cabo San Lucas is among the most popular and respected luxury resorts in Los Cabos.
Mexico beach vacations at Villa del Palmar are always exciting and memorable experiences.
The villa suites of Villa del Palmar are truly exceptional.
Villa del Palmar has one of the most luxurious spas in all of Los Cabos.
The Desert Spa is located on a stunning property next to Villa del Arco, a beautiful five minute walk from the hotel.
Villa del Palmar Beach Resort and Spa - Cabo San Lucas is one of the most popular and respected beach resorts in Los Cabos.
The exquisite location and the exceptional views are the main attractions of Villa del Palmar.
With many delicious restaurants to choose from, Villa del Palmar offers everything you need to enjoy a comfortable all inclusive vacation.
Cabo San Lucas is a majestic oceanic playground on the edge of the earth, and Villa del Palmar is an ethereal vacation oasis of incomparable beauty.
Montblanc watches are created in a small villa that was built in 1906-the same year the company was originally founded.
The Plain White T's are an American band from Villa Park, Illinois.
Maceio dates from 1815 when a small settlement there was created a " villa."
A more dignified type is the Vatican statue of Silenus carrying the infant Dionysus, and the marble group from the villa Borghese in the Louvre.
Paul began the famous Villa Borghese; enlarged the Quirinal and Vatican; completed the nave, facade and portico of St Peter's; erected the Borghese Chapel in Sta Maria Maggiore; and restored the aqueduct of Augustus and Trajan ("Acqua Paolina").
Agrippa made the fine natural harbour into the main naval station of the Mediterranean fleet, and founded a colony there probably in 31 B.C. The emperor Tiberius died in his villa here.
A pueblo or villa called Branciforte, one of the least important of the Spanish settlements (now a suburb of Santa Cruz), was founded in the vicinity in 1797, and before the American conquest was merged with the settlement that had grown up about the mission.
In 1675 a court intrigue, conducted by his rivals and supported by the younger Don John of Austria, was so far successful that he was driven from court; but the queen gave him the title of marquis of Villa Sierra, and appointed him ambassador to Venice.
Part of his property, and the title of Villa Sierra, but not the grandeeship, were restored to his wife and children.
The villa may have belonged to the Domitii Ahenobarbi, who certainly under the republic had property in the island of Igilium (Giglio) and near Cosa.
The contents of the royal tombs, on the other hand, reveal a wholesale correspondence with the fabrics of the first, and, to a less degree, the second Late Minoan age, as illustrated by the relics belonging to the Middle Period of the later palace at Cnossus and by those of the royal villa at Hagia Triada.
In contrast to the palace of Phaestus, the contents of the royal villa proved exceptionally rich, and derive a special interest from the fact that the catastrophe which overwhelmed the building belongs to a somewhat earlier part of the Late Minoan age than that which overwhelmed Cnossus and Phaestus.
One was known as Villa Jovis, and the other eleven were probably named after other deities.
But about the year 1452 he finally retired to Florence, where he was admitted to the burghership, and on the death of Carlo Aretino in 1453 was appointed chancellor and historiographer to the republic. He had already built himself a villa in Valdarno, which he adorned with a collection of antique sculpture, coins and inscriptions.
In 1711 it became a city with the name of Villa Rica, a title justified by its size and wealth.
In 1720 Villa Rica became the capital of the newly created captaincy of Minas Geraes, and in 1823 the capital of the province of the same name under the empire of Dom Pedro I.
In the British Museum is another piece of early sculpture from the ruins of the villa of Antoninus, near Rome.
The old Eunostus harbour became the port, and a flourishing city arose on the old Pharos island and the Heptastadium district, with outlying suburbs and villa residences along the coast eastwards and the Mareotic shore.
The heterodox movements in Italy in the 13th and 14th centuries, such as those of the Segarellists, Dolcinists, and Fraticelli of every description, were penetrated with Joachimism; while such independent spirits as Roger Bacon, Arnaldus de Villa Nova and Bernard Dblicieux often comforted themselves with the thought of the era of justice and peace promised by Joachim.
Prince Matthias of Tuscany employed Courtois on some striking works in his villa, Lappeggio, representing with much historical accuracy the prince's military exploits.
A Roman villa, with various relics, has been discovered here, but it is doubtful how far the Romans made use of the brine springs.
It would be impossible to enumerate here all the monographs describing, for example, the ruins of Carthage, those of the temple of the waters at Mount Zaghuan, the amphitheatre of El Jem (Thysdrus), the temple of Saturn, the royal tomb and the theatre of Dugga (Thugga), the bridge of Chemtu (Simitthu), the ruins and cemeteries of Tebursuk and Medeina (Althiburus), the rich villa of the Laberii at Wadna (Uthina), the sanctuary of Saturn Balcaranensis on the hill called Bu-KornaIn, the ruins of the district of Enfida (Aphrodisium, Uppenna, Segermes), those of Leptis minor (Lemta), of Thenae (near Sfax), those of the island of Meninx (Jerba), of the peninsula of Zarzis, of Mactar, Sbeitla (Sufetula), Gigthis (Bu-Grara), Gafsa (Capsa), Kef (Sicca Veneria), Bulla Regia, &c.
Thither he journeyed through the confusion of the first days of the Austro-Prussian War, and settled in a villa at Selasca near Intra on Lago Maggiore.
When Coutinho formed his establishment, where Villa Velha now stands, he found a noble Portuguese living in the neighbourhood who, having been shipwrecked, had, by means of his fire-arms, raised himself to the rank of chief among the natives.
A new source of wealth was now opened up; some adventurers from Villa do Principe in Minas, going north to the Seria Frio, made the discovery of diamonds about the year 1710, but it was not till 1730 that the discovery was for the first time announced to the government, which immediately declared them regalia.
Enrico treats of the fall of the Visigothic monarchy and the beginnings of resistance in the Asturias which gave 1 The - diagram shows the arrangement and proportions of the Villa Ercolanese.
The site is one of great strength, and is now occupied by a fort, in the construction of which traces of the outer walls and of huts, and several wells and a cistern, all belonging to the primitive village, were discovered, and also the remains of a villa of the end of the Republic.
It is a square building with Ionic colonnades and a central dome, like an ancient temple, but curiously unlike a Roman villa.
Although he adhered to the new government he refused to accept any dignity at its hands, and died at his villa of San Giorgio a Cremano near Naples on the 9th of October 1867.
He lived to see the World War of 1914 and the Russian revolution of 1917, which forced him into impoverished retirement at his villa at Biarritz.
The Villa Munichen or Forum ad monachos, so called from the monkish owners of the ground on which it lay, was first called into prominence by Duke Henry the Lion, who established a mint here in 1158, and made it the emporium for the salt coming from Hallein and Reichenhall.
The so-called exedra of Herodes Atticus (which answers in all respects to a nymphaeum in the Roman style), the nymphaeum in the palace of Domitian and those in the villa of Hadrian at Tibur (five in number) may be specially mentioned.
Inscriptions mentioning the ForoClodienses have come to light on the spot; and an inscription of the Augustan period, which probably stood over the door of a villa, calls the place Pausilypon - a name justified by the beauty of the site.
Disregarding popular tradition, which connects the origin of the town with a legend that Charlemagne, when retreating before the Saxons, was safely conducted across the river by a doe, it may be asserted that the first genuine historical notice of the town occurs in 793, when Einhard, Charlemagne's biographer, tells us that he spent the winter in the villa Frankonovurd.
Domenico, which marks the site of the villa in which Cicero was born and frequently resided.
Maximilian had a villa there, and many of the public men of Mexico, natives of the lowlands, have made their homes there rather than in the national capital.
The palace of Cortes is now occupied by the state legislature and by various public offices, and Maximilian's villa by a school.
He usually spent the winter at his seaside villa on the Latian coast near Laurentum, and the summer at one of his country houses, either among the Tuscan hills, near Tifernum, or on the lake of Como, or at Tusculum, Tibur or Praeneste.
In retirement at his villa near Percussina, a hamlet of San Casciano, Machiavelli completed the Principe before the end of 1513.
Perhaps the most pleasing modern building in the city is the Gothic villa of the king of Bavaria on the bank of the Danube.
Garrick, who called her " the best of women and wives," lived most happily with her in his villa at Hampton, acquired by him in 1754, whither he was glad to escape from his house in Southampton Street.
There are also a fine castle (1667) and grounds, a sanatorium for children and numerous modern villa residences.
The Dutch Society for the Promotion of Industry (Nederlaandsche Maatschappij ter Bevordering van Nijverheid), founded in 1777, has its seat in the Pavilion Welgelegen, a villa on the south side of the Frederiks Park, built by the Amsterdam banker John Hope in 1778, and afterwards acquired by Louis Bonaparte, king of Holland.
The colonial museum and the museum of industrial art were established in this villa by the society in 1871 and 1877 respectively.
Although the figure of the hero frequently occurs in groups - such as the work of Scopas showing his removal to the island of Leuke by Poseidon and Thetis, escorted by Nereids and Tritons, and the combat over his dead body in the Aeginetan sculptures - no isolated statue or bust can with certainty be identified with him; the statue in the Louvre (from the Villa Borghese), which was thought to have the best claim, is generally taken for Ares or possibly Alexander.
We hear of an imperial procurator in charge of the elephants at Laurentum; and the imperial villa may perhaps be identified with the extensive ruins at Tor Paterno itself.
The remains of the villa of Pliny, too, were excavated in 1713 and in 1802-1819, and it is noteworthy that the place bears the name Villa di Pino (sic) on the staff map; how old the name is, is uncertain.
He conducted the Armistice preliminaries at Villa Giusti, and signed the Armistice on behalf of Italy.
Julius Caesar possessed a villa here, the remains of which are probably to be recognized in some large substructures on the ridge above the 16th-century castle.
Nero built a huge villa probably on the site now occupied by the castle.
Hadrian died in Caesar's villa in A.D.
Near Baiae was the villa resort of Bauli, so called from the 1 30aata (stalls) in which the oxen of Geryon were' concealed by Hercules.
The villa of Marius, which was bought by Lucullus, and afterwards came into the possession of the imperial house, was the scene of the death of Tiberius.
Meanwhile Queen Victoria spent some weeks at Florence at the Villa Palmieri, and returned home by Darmstadt and Berlin.
On the 19th of February the queen left home for a visit to Florence, and spent it in the Villa Palmieri.
In the Villa Ludovisi statue (after the style of Lysippus) he appears seated, in an attitude of thought; his arms are laid aside, and Eros peeps out at his feet.
Here was the imperial villa in which Sejanus saved the life of Tiberius, who was almost crushed by a fall of rock.
Below it, on the cliffs above the Anio, is a large building round a colonnaded courtyard in opus reticulatum built over the Via Tiburtina (which passes under it in an arched passage), generally known as the villa of Maecenas, but shown by the discovery of inscriptions to have been in reality the meeting place of the Herculanei Augustales, connected probably with the temple.
A large number of statues have been found in the villa, and costly foreign marbles and fine mosaic pavements, some of the last being preserved in situ, while among others may be named the mosaic of the doves in the Capitol and that of the masks in the Vatican.
The new part of the town is well built and contains numerous pretty villa residences.
At one time (according to Mustoxidi, Delle cose corciresi) the tradition prevailed that the traitor's house and country villa existed in the island, and that his descendants were to be found among the local Jews.
The greatest development has been northward and westward, where are to be found the suburbs of Cidade Nova, Sao Christovao, Engenho Novo, Praia Formoso, Pedregulho, Villa Isabel, Tijuca, and a number of smaller places extending far out on the line of the Central railway.
The streets and suburbs are served by five groups of tramway lines - Jardim Botanico, Santa Thereza, Sao Christovao, Villa Isabel, and Carris Urbanos - all using electric traction but the last.
Among other educational institutions are a conservatory of music, school of fine arts, normal school, a national library with upwards of 260,000 volumes and a large number of manuscripts, maps, medals and coins, the national observatory on Castle Hill, the national museum now domiciled in the Sao Christovao palace in the midst of a pretty park, a zoological garden in the suburb of Villa Isabel, and the famous Botanical Garden founded by Dom Joao VI.
It was made a villa in 1803, and in 1807, when Rio Grande do Sul was made a captaincy-general, the transfer of the capital from Rio Grande to Porto Alegre was officially recognized.
To these was added the third, the civil type, in 1731, when the villa of San Fernando was established.
Settlements in the neighbourhood of Hemel Hempstead (Hamalamstede, Hemel Hampsted) date from pre-Roman times, and a Roman villa has been discovered at Boxmoor.
S.E., Santa Fe, officially the Villa Real de Santa Fe de San Francisco, was founded on the site of a deserted Indian pueblo and became the seat of the government of New Mexico.
Gate In the general framework of Romano-British life the two chief features were the town, and the villa.
Some of these estates were worked on the true " villa " system, by which the lord occupied the " great house," and cultivated the land close round it by slaves, while he let the rest to half-free coloni.
These officials seem to have been located in royal villages (cyninges tun, villa regalis) or fortresses (cyninges burg, orbs regis), which served as centres and meeting-places (markets, &c.) for the inhabitants of the district, and to which their dues, both in payments and services had to be rendered.
The modern place is a summer resort and has several villas, among them the Villa B orghese.
The Pincian, the Esquiline, and the south-easterly part of the Caelian hills received essentially their present form by the creation of the Via Sistina, Felice, delle Quattro Fontane, di Sta Croce in Gerusalemme, &c.; by the buildings at Sta Maria Maggiore, the Villa Montalto, the reconstruction of the Lateran, and the aqueduct of the Felice, which partially utilized the Alexandrina and cost upwards of 300,000 scudi.
Next in importance is the town of Mercedes or Villa Mercedes (pop. 1904, about 6000) on the Rio Quinto, an important railway junction where the railways from Buenos Aires, Rosario, Mendoza and San Jose unite.
It possesses a fine parish church, built by Maria Theresa and renovated in 1877-1880, and the Imperial Villa is surrounded by a magnificent park.
Weary of politics, and obeying a natural inclination to pleasure, Julius then virtually abdicated the management of affairs, and gave himself up to enjoyment, amusing himself with the adornment of his villa, near the Porta del Popolo, and often so far forgetting the proprieties of his office as to participate in entertainments of a questionable character.
There are also the Order of Our Lady of Villa Vicosa (1819), for both sexes, and the Order of St Isabella, 1801, for ladies.
It has a 16th-century church with 12th-century tower, a race-course, and numerous villa residences and boarding-schools.
In this he is described as a monster of ugliness and deformity, as he is also represented in a well-known marble figure in the Villa Albani at Rome.
It became a villa in 1830 and a city in 1835.
Still, Augustus resorted thither; here Tiberius recovered from a dangerous illness, and here Hadrian probably built himself a villa.
Marcus Aurelius also had a villa here.
At the time of the donation, indeed, the town can hardly be said to have existed, but the royal "villa" rapidly developed into a community which strove to assert the rights of a free imperial city.
The port is connected with Buenos Aires and Montevideo by regular lines of river steamers, which are its only means of trade communication with the outer world, and with the inland town of Villa Rica (95 m.) by a railway worked by an English company.
Smaller centres (the colonic - often formed in the remains of an ancient villa - the curtis or curia, the castrum, the casale) grew up later.
The villa of Hvidore was acquired by Queen Alexandra in 1907.
The duke of the Basques came to his court to swear fidelity, and at his villa at Clichy the chief of the Bretons of Domnone promised obedience.
We still possess a colossal bust in the Vatican, a bust in the Louvre, a bas-relief from the Villa Albani, a statue in the Capitoline museum, another in Berlin, another in the Lateran, and many more.
The principal towns are Asuncion, the capital (pop. 1905, 60,259), Villa Rica (25,000), Concepcion (15,000) and Villa del Pilar (10,000); these are described in separate articles.
Remains of an aqueduct and other Roman buildings are preserved; the imperial family had a villa here.
Among them was Cicero, whose letters abound with allusions to his Pompeian villa.
Outside the Porta Ercolanese, or gate leading to Herculaneum, is found a house of a different character from all the others, which from its extent and arrangements was undoubtedly a suburban villa, belonging to a person of considerable fortune.
It is called - as usual without any authority - the villa of Arrius Diomedes; but its remains are of peculiar interest to us, not only for comparison with the numerous ruins of similar buildings which occur elsewhere - often of greater extent, but in a much less perfect state of preservation - but as assisting us in understanding the description of ancient authors, such as Vitruvius and Pliny, of the numerous appurtenances frequently annexed to houses of this description.
In the cellar of this villa were discovered no less than twenty skeletons of the unfortunate inhabitants, who had evidently fled thither for protection, and fourteen in other parts of the house.
The villa of P. Fannius Synhistor, not far off, was excavated in 190o; it contained fine wall paintings, which, despite their importance, were allowed to be exported, and sold by auction in Paris (some now in the Louvre).
Johnson soon had an apartment at the brewery in Southwark, and a still more pleasant apartment at the villa of his friends on Streatham Common.
In the 13th century it bore the name of Villa Hermanni.
This villa probably dates from the end of the 1 3 th century, but has been several times restored.
The Villa de los Martires (Martyrs' Villa), on the summit of Monte Mauror,commemorates by its name the Christian slaves who were employed to build the Alhambra, and confined here in subterranean cells.
In and below the grounds of the Villa Aria, close to it, are the remains of an Etruscan town of the 5th century B.C., protected on the west by the mountains, on the east and south by the river, which by a change of course has destroyed about half of it.
It explains how the Gallo-Roman villa gave place to the village, with its fortified castle, the residence of the lord; how new towns were formed by the side of old, some of which disappeared; how the townspeople united in corporations; and how the communal bond proved to be a powerful instrument of cohesion.
On the 26th of May 946 Edmund's brief but energetic reign came to a tragic conclusion when he was stabbed at the royal villa of Pucklechurch, in Gloucestershire, by an exiled robber named Liofa, who had returned to the court unbidden.
Hildburghausen (in records Hilpershusia and Villa Hilperti) belonged in the 13th century to the counts of Henneberg, from whom it passed to the landgraves of Thuringia and then to the dukes of Saxony.
The site of Coelho's capital was Olinda, but Recife remained its port and did not become an independent villa (town) until 1710.
When it first appears in history Pest was essentially a German settlement, and a chronicler of the 13th century describes it as "Villa Teutonica ditissima."
He now retired entirely into private life, and continued to play the Maecenas magnificently, frequently staying at his villa in Rome, the Villa Malta, and enjoying extraordinary vigour of mind and body up to the end of his days.
A lighter vein is to be observed in various dramatic satires written at this time, such as Cotter, Helden and Wieland (1774), Hanswursts Hochzeit, Fastnachtsspiel vorn Pater Brey, Satyros, and in the Singspiele, Erwin and Elmire (1775) and Claudine von Villa Bella (1776); while in the Frankfurter Gelehrte Anzeiger (1772- 1773), Goethe drove home the principles of the new movement of Sturm and Drang in terse and pointed criticism.
He sided with Carranza against Villa, took Puebla in Jan.
He won victories over Villa at Celaya April 19; at Leon, where he lost his right arm, on June 4; and at Torreon and Saltillo in Sept.
It is divided into two parts by a small headland once the site of the villa of the empress Eugenie, between which and the main promontory are the two casinos, the principal baths and many luxurious villas and fine hotels.
The medieval castle of the Frangipani, in which Conradin of Swabia vainly sought refuge after the battle of Tagliacozza in 1268, is built upon the foundations of a very large villa, of opus reticulatum with later additions in brickwork, and with a small harbour attached to it on the south-east.
As far as can be seen at present, there are remains of only one villa on the island itself; 1 but along the coast a mile to the north-west a line of villas begins, which continues as far as Antium.
Astura was the site of a favourite villa of Cicero, whither he retired on the death of his daughter Tullia in 45 B.C. It appears to have been unhealthy even in Roman times; according to Suetonius, both Augustus and Tiberius contracted here the illnesses which proved fatal to them.
A reconstruction of it has been erected in the Museo di Villa Giulia at Rome.
Bury St Edmunds (Beodricesworth, St Edmund's Bury), supposed by some to have been the Villa Faustina of the Romans, was one of the royal towns of the Saxons.
Bruchsal (mentioned in 937 as Bruxolegum) was originally a royal villa (Kiinigshof) belonging to the emperors and German kings.
In 1719, while Prince Elbeuf of the house of Lorraine, in command of the armies of Charles VI., was seeking crushed marble to make plaster for his new villa near Portici, he learned from the peasants that there were in the vicinity some pits from which they not only quarried excellent marble, but had extracted many statues in the course of years (see Jorio, Notizia degli scavi d'Ercolano, Naples, 1827).
Notwithstanding subsequent discoveries of stupendous paintings in the gardens of the Villa Farnesina on the banks of the Tiber, the monochromes of Herculaneum remain among the finest specimens of the exquisite taste and consummate skill displayed by the ancient artists.
The Villa Suburbana has given us a good number of marble busts, and the so-called statue of Aristides, but above all that splendid collection of bronze statues and busts mostly reproductions of famous Greek works now to be found in the Naples Museum.
But a still further discovery made in the Villa Suburbana contributed to magnify the greatness of Herculaneum; within its walls was found the famous library, of which, counting both entire and fragmentary volumes, 1803 papyri are preserved.
In 1565 he founded, on the island of Cebu, San Miguel, the first permanent Spanish settlement in the islands, destined to become the Villa de Santisimo Nombre de Jesus, later the city of Cebu.
He had a ship near in which he had previously attempted to fly, but being cast back by unfavourable winds he returned to his villa, saying, " Let me die in the country which I have often saved."
Tusculanae Disputationes, so called from Cicero's villa at Tusculum in which the discussion is supposed to have taken place.
There are remains of a Roman villa in the valley, but no reliable mention of Carisbrooke occurs in Saxon times, though it has commonly been identified with the Saxon Wihtgaraburh captured by Cerdic in J30.
The old abbey, San Giacomo della Priluca, from which the place derives its name, has been converted into a villa.
On the 1st of May 305, the day of Diocletian's abdication, he also, but without his colleague's sincerity, divested himself of the imperial dignity at Mediolanum (Milan), which had been his capital, and retired to a villa in Lucania; in the following year, however, he was induced by his son Maxentius to reassume the purple.
Colmar (probably the columbarium of the Romans) is first mentioned, as a royal villa, in a charter of Louis the Pious in 823, and it was here that Charles the Fat held a diet in 884.
Guicciardini retired in disgrace to his villa, where he spent his last years in the composition of the Storia d'Italia.
A body of soldiers under Anicetus then surrounded her villa, and murdered her in her own chamber.
When finally the palace guards forsook their posts, Nero despairingly stole out of Rome to seek shelter in a freedman's villa some four miles off.
To the east of the town lies the Mathildenhdhe, formerly a park and now converted into villa residences.
His notices of ancient sculpture and its various styles appeared as an appendix to the Saggio di lingua Etrusca, and arose out of his minute study of the treasures then added to the Florentine collection from the Villa Medici.
There is one large refinery at Villa del Mar, however, which imports raw cane sugar from Peru for refining.
After the victory at Concon the insurgent army, under command of General Campos, marched in a southerly direction towards Villa del Mar, and thence to Placilla, where the final struggle in the conflict took place.
On account of the picturesqueness of this part of the province, many country houses and villa residences are found scattered about it.
In 1721 it received the title and privileges of a villa, and in 1824 those of a ciudad.
Between the Minho and Douro the chief rivers are the Lima (Spanish Limia or Antela), which also rises in Galicia, and reaches the sea at Vianna do Castello; the Cavado, which receives the Homem on the right, and forms the port of Espozende in its estuary; and the Ave, which rises in the Serra da Cabreira and issues at the port of Villa do Conde.
Between the Tagus and Cape St Vincent the principal rivers are the Sado, which is formed by the junction of several lesser streams and flows north-west to the port of Setubal; and the Mira, which takes a similar direction from its headwaters south of Monte Vigia to the port of Villa Nova de Milfontes.
On the south coast the united waters of the Odelouca and Silves form the harbour of Villa Nova de Portimao, and the Algoz, Algibre or Quarteira, and the Asseca flow into the sea farther east.
Large areas have been referred to the Cambrian, but it is only at Villa Boim, about 6 m.
The chief towns of Portugal are Lisbon (pop. 1900, 356,009), the capital and principal seaport; Oporto (167,955), the capital of the northern provinces and, after Lisbon, the most important centre of trade; the seaports of Setubal (22,074), Ilhavo (12,617), Povoa de Varzim (12,623), Tavira (12,175), Faro (11,789),(11,789), Ovar (10,462), Olhao (10,009) Vianna do Castello (io,000), Aveiro (9975), Lagos (8291), Leixoes (7690) and Figueira da Foz (6221); and the inland cities or towns of Braga (24,202), Louie (22,478), Coimbra (18,144), Evora (16,020), Covilha (15,469), Elvas (13,981), Portalegre (11,820), Palmella (11,478), Torres Novas (10,746), Silves (9687), Lamego (9471), Guimaraes (9104), Beja (8885), Santarem (8628),(8628), Vizeu (8057), Estremoz (7920), Monchique (7345), Castello Branco (7288), Abrantes (7255), Torres Vedras (6900), Thomar (6888), Villa Real (6716), Chaves (6388), Guarda (6124), Cintra (5914), Braganza (5535), Mafra (4769), Leiria (4459), Batalha (3858), Almeida (2330), Alcobaga (2309), Bussaco (1661).
Its name (Portucalia, Terra portucalensis) was derived from the little seaport of Portus Cale or Villa Nova de Gaia, now a suburb of Oporto, at the mouth of the Douro.
John of Austria, and retook Evora, which had been captured by the invaders; on the 7th of July 1664 Pedro de Magalhaes defeated the duke of Osuna at Ciudad Rodrigo; on the 17th of June 1665 the marquess of Marialva destroyed a Spanish army led by the marquess of Carracena at the battle of Montes Claros, and Christovao de Brito Pereira followed up this victory with another at Villa Vigosa.
The Spaniards were at first successful, and captured Braganza and Almeida; but they were subsequently defeated at Villa Velha and Valencia de Alcantara, and the Portuguese fully held their own up to the signature of peace at Fontainebleau, in February 1763.
Saldanha, Palmella, the count of Villa Flor (afterwards duke of Terceira), and the other constitutionalist leaders were driven into exile, while scores of their adherents were executed and thousands imprisoned.
Fortune played into the hands of Palmella, Saldanha, Villa Flor and their followers in Terceira.
In 1872 grief for the death of his mother occasioned a mental malady, which led to the resignation of his professorship. After his complete and permanent recovery he built himself a villa on the bank of his native river, the Astichello, and lived there in tranquillity until his death on the 17th of May 1888.
Cato says, the master of a family (patremfamilias) must have in his rustic villa "cellam oleariam, vinariam, dolia multa, uti lubeat caritatem expectare, et rei, et virtuti, et gloriae erit," that is, "an oil and wine cellar, many casks, so that it may be pleasant to expect hard times; it will be for his advantage, and virtue, and glory."
Count Rostopchin had only that morning returned to town from his summer villa at Sokolniki.
In 1752 its capital was situated on the right bank of the Guapore river and was named Villa Bella da Santissima Trindade de Matto Grosso, but in 1820 the seat of government was removed to Cuyaba and Villa Bella has fallen into decay.
The sacred palaces, museums and libraries were, by Article 5, exempted from all taxation, and the pope was assured perpetual enjoyment of the Vatican and Lateran buildings and gardens, and of the papal villa at Castel Gandolfo.
The two were associated in the administration and in the simple country occupations of the seaside villa of Lorium, the birthplace of Pius, to which he loved to retire.
His tomb and villa are described by Seneca.
So great was the shock that for the rest of his life he spent most of his time at a villa at St Veran, near Avignon, returning to his Blackheath residence only for a short period in each year.
The settlement did not become a village until 1819, when it was named Villa Real da Praia Grande.
Aston Lower Grounds, adjoining the park, contain an assembly hall, and the playing field of the Aston Villa Football Club, where the more important games are witnessed by many thousands of spectators.
It is celebrated from its connexion with Catullus, for the large ruins of a Roman villa on the promontory have been supposed to be his country house.
It enters the Gulf of Cadiz between the Portuguese town of Villa Real de Santo Antonio and the Spanish Ayamonte, after a total course of 510 m.
There are many villa residences in the neighbourhood of Chislehurst.
Among them the Villa Litta and the Villa Ponte may be specially mentioned.