Preface and Acknowledgements
Chapter One: Introduction
Chapter Two: The villa within its landscape setting and the role of topography in the owner’s self-representation
Circular shrine and temple-mausoleum
A further case study: Chedworth
Chapter Three: The choice and use of mosaics in the fourth century villa: how the patron presented his cultural identity and status through pavements
The central room
Europa and the bull
An incongruous combination?
Classical literature in other Romano-British villas
Chapter Four: Additional reconstructions of the villa
The villa within its landscape setting
The villa’s interior space and decoration
Summary of reconstructions
Chapter Five: Conclusion
About the Author
Caroline K. Mackenzie read Classics at Pembroke College, Cambridge. After Cambridge, she continued her studies at law school where she was awarded a distinction and then practised as a Private Client solicitor in London for over a decade. Caroline subsequently pursued a teaching career, first as a law lecturer and then as Head of Classics at a preparatory school in Sevenoaks, Kent. In 2018 Caroline was awarded a Master of Arts with distinction in Classical Art and Archaeology at King’s College London.
Caroline teaches and leads a variety of courses on Latin and Greek, and on Classical Art and Archaeology; she has lectured for English Heritage who invited her to deliver a study day including a private tour of Lullingstone Roman Villa.