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Ancient cities : the archaeology of urban life in the ancient Near East and Egypt, Greece, and Rome

Author: Charles Gates
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Well illustrated with over 300 line drawings, maps and photographs, Ancient Cities surveys the cities of the Ancient Near East, Egypt, and the Greek and Roman worlds from an archaeological perspective, in their cultural and historical contexts.
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Gates, Charles.
Ancient cities.
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2011
(DLC) 2010034608
(OCoLC)432989876
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Gates
ISBN: 9780203830574 0203830571
OCLC Number: 719083915
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 474 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Neolithic towns and villages in the Near East --
Early Sumarian cities --
Mesopotamian cities in the late third and second millenia BC --
Cities of the Indus Valley civilization --
Egypt of the pyramids --
Egyptian cities, temples, and tombs of the second millenium BC --
Aegean Bronze Age towns and cities --
Anatolian Bronze Age cities: Troy and Hattusa --
Cypriots, Canaanites, and Levantine trading cities of the late Bronze Age --
Near Eastern cities in the Iron Age --
Phoenician and Punic cities --
Early Greek city-states of the Iron Age (eleventh to seventh centuries BC) --
Archaic Greek cities, I: the Doric and Ionic orders of Greek architecture, and east Greek cities to the Ionian revolt --
Archaic Greek cities, II: Sparta and Athens --
Greek sanctuaries: Delphi and Olympia --
Athens in the fifth century BC --
Greek cities and sanctuaries in the late Classical period --
Hellenistic cities --
Greek and Etruscan cities in Italy --
Rome from its origins to the end of the Republic --
Rome in the age of Augustus --
Italy outside the capital: Pompeii and Ostia --
Rome from Nero to Hadrian: imperial patronage and architectural revolution --
Roman provincial cities --
Late antique transformations: Rome, Jerusalem, and Constantinople in the age of Constantine.
Responsibility: by Charles Gates ; illustrations by Neslihan Yılmaz.

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