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Cities of the classical world : an atlas and gazetteer of 120 centres of ancient civilization

Author: Colin McEvedy
Publisher: London ; New York : Allen Lane, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From Alexandria to York, this unique illustrated guide allows us to see the great centres of classical civilization afresh. The key feature of Cities of the Classical World is 120 specially drawn maps tracing each city's thoroughfares and defenses, monuments and places of worship.
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Genre/Form: Atlas
Wörterbuch
Maps
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Colin McEvedy
ISBN: 9781846144271 1846144272
OCLC Number: 751738760
Description: xv, 432 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Alexandria (Egypt) --
Amasya (turkey) --
Amman (Jordan) --
Antioch (Turkey) --
Antioch in Pisidia (Turkey) --
Aosta (Italy) --
Aphrodisias (Turkey) --
Apollonia (Libya) --
Aquileia (Italy) --
Aquincum (Hungary) --
Ascoli Piceno (Italy) --
Assur (Iraq) --
Athens (Greece) --
Augsburg (Germany) --
Autun (France) --
Avenches (Switzerland) --
Babylon (Iraq) --
Benevento (Italy) --
Besançon (France) --
Bologna (Italy) --
Bostra (Syria) --
Caesarea Maritima (Israel) --
Calah (Iraq) --
Capua (Italy) --
Carnuntum (Austria) --
Carthage (Tunisia) --
Chur (Switzerland) --
Cirencester (England) --
Colchester (England) --
Cologne (Germany) --
Constantinople (Turkey) --
Cordoba (Spain) --
Corinth (Greece) --
Ctesiphon (Iraq) --
Cumae (Italy) --
Cyrene (Libya) --
Cyzicus (Turkey) --
Doclea (Montenegro) --
Cur-Sharrukin (Iraq) --
Edirne (Turkey) --
Ephesus (Turkey) --
Genoa (Italy) --
Herculaneum (Italy) --
Hierapolis (Turkey) --
Iol-Caesarea (Algeria) --
Jerash (Jordan) --
Jerusalem (Israel) --
Laodicea Ad Lycum (Turkey) --
Leptis Magna (Libya) --
Lincoln (England) --
London (England) --
Lucca (Italy) --
Lyon (France) --
Mainz (Germany) --
Malatya (Turkey) --
Marseille (France) --
Memphis (Egypt) --
Mérida (Spain) --
Milan (Italy) --
Miletus (Turkey) --
Myra (Turkey) --
Naples (Italy) --
Nineveh (Iraq) --
Ostia (Italy) --
Ovilava (Austria) --
Padua (Italy) --
Paestum (Italy) --
Palmyra (Syria) --
Paris (France) --
Patara (Turkey) --
Pavia (Italy) --
Pergamum (Turkey) --
Perge (Turkey) --
Perinthos (Turkey) --
Petra (Jordan) --
Piacenza (Italy) --
Piraeus (Greece) --
Pompeii (Italy) --
Priene (Turkey) --
Ptolemais (Libya) --
Ratiaria (Bulgaria) --
Ravenna (Italy) --
Reggio (Italy) --
Reims (France) Rhodes (Greece) --
Rieti (Italy) --
Rimini (Italy) --
Rome (Italy) --
Salamis (Cyprus) --
Salona (Croatia) --
Sardis (Turkey) --
Savaria (Hungary) --
Scythopolis (Israel) --
Seleucia on the Tigris (Iraq) --
Sens (France) --
Sepphoris (Israel) --
Side (Turkey) --
Silchester (England) --
Sirmium (Serbia) --
Siscia (Croatia) --
Skopje (Macedonia) --
Smyrna (Turkey) --
Sopianae (Hungary) --
Strasbourg (France) --
Syracuse (Italy) --
Tangier (Morocco) --
Taranto (Italy) --
Tarragona (Spain) --
Thessaloniki (Greece) --
Tomis (Romania) --
Tours (France) --
Trier (Germany) --
Tripoli (Libya) --
Turin (Italy) --
Verona (Italy) --
Viminacium (Serbia) --
Virunum (Austria) --
Xanten (Germany) --
Xanthos (Turkey) --
York (England) --
Population maps.
Responsibility: Colin McEvedy ; edited by Douglas Stuart Oles.

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