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The City in the Greek and Roman World / Edition 1

The City in the Greek and Roman World / Edition 1

by E. J. Owens
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415082242

ISBN-13: 9780415082242

Pub. Date: 10/28/1992

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Drawing on archaeology, literary and epigraphic evidence, professional and technical literature, and descriptions of cities by travellers and geographers, the author traces the developments of town planning, revealing the importance of the city to political, religious, and social life in the Greek and Roman world.

Overview

Drawing on archaeology, literary and epigraphic evidence, professional and technical literature, and descriptions of cities by travellers and geographers, the author traces the developments of town planning, revealing the importance of the city to political, religious, and social life in the Greek and Roman world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415082242
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/1992
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations Preface Acknowledgements 1. Intorduction 2. Urban development and the 'old' cities of Greece 3. The origins an development of Greek planning in the Mediterranean 4. Planning in the Classical period 5. Town planning in the Hellenistic world 6.

Etruscan and Roman planning in Italy 7. Planning in the Roman Empire 8.The ancient city and the urban infrastructure 9. Epilogue Appendix: Town planning and the law Notes Bibliography Map of osites Index

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