A) The most popular features of ancient Roman gardens
B) The goals of Renaissance garden designers
C) The influence of Renaissance gardens on modern Italian gardens
D) Differences between ancient Greek gardens and ancient Roman gardens
A) They provided credible descriptions of ancient Roman gardens.
B) They probably exaggerated the beauty of ancient Roman gardens.
C) They probably never owned gardens themselves.
D) They invented gardening practices that are still used in Italy today.
A) To explain the relationship between ancient Greek gardens and ancient Roman
B) To explain how ancient Roman gardens came to be influenced by Egyptian
C) To point out that garden designers were highly respected members of Roman
D) To indicate the origin of some of the features of Renaissance gardens
A) To incorporate plants from as many parts of the world as possible
B) To develop beautiful new breeds of plants
C) To provide amusement for guests
D) To create a peaceful setting for prayer and meditation
A) They were not part of ancient Roman gardens.
B) They were not common in Renaissance gardens.
C) They often incorporated hidden water tricks.
D) They were the most creative aspect of Renaissance gardens.
A) Designers of Renaissance gardens were in some ways more creative than the
designers of ancient Roman gardens.
B) Designers of Renaissance gardens sometimes had inaccurate conceptions of
ancient Roman gardens.
C) Designers of Renaissance gardens sometimes deliberately violated the design
principles used in ancient Roman gardens.
D) Designers of Renaissance gardens were able to take advantage of technology
that was not available to the designers of ancient Roman gardens.