In this episode, we interview Professor Kathryn Gleason who speaks about the archaeology of ancient Roman Gardens.
Professor Gleason is a member of the Department of Landscape Architecture at Cornell in the United States. Her work focuses on the archaeology of Roman Gardens, and she has worked in the Bay of Naples and in Israel. Her research explores an extensive system of plant trade and hydrological engineering that was needed to construct Roman gardens. Her recent publication is the edited volume entitled Gardens of the Roman Empire with Cambridge University Press and there is a dedicated website related to the project which can be found here.
Artwork: Hand-tied roses by Dr. Patty Baker.
Music: Music: played by Daniel Veesey Sonata 8 Pathetique III Rondo Allegro, Beethoven
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