Category:Nymphaea (architecture)

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English: A nymphaeum (plural: nymphaea), in the culture of Greece and Rome, is a monument consecrated to the nymphs, especially those of springs. These monuments were originally natural grottoes, which tradition assigned as habitations to the local nymphs.
Italiano: Un ninfeo è un edificio costruito come grotta, sia sotterraneo che in superficie, in genere accanto ad una fonte d'acqua.

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