Geology and Settlement: Greco-Roman Patterns

Geology and Settlement: Greco-Roman Patterns

by Dora P. Crouch
     
 

Traditionally our understanding of ancient cities has been approached through archaeological, historical and literary sources, with little regard or understanding of geology or engineering.See more details below

Overview

Traditionally our understanding of ancient cities has been approached through archaeological, historical and literary sources, with little regard or understanding of geology or engineering.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195083248
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/28/2003
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.20(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1390L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

1Introduction3
2History, Geology, Engineering, and Archaeology17
3Western Grego-Roman Cities27
Agrigento27
Morgantina47
Selinus70
Syracuse89
4Central Greco-Roman Cities110
Argos110
Corinth129
Delphi151
5Eastern Grego-Roman Cities177
Miletus177
Priene199
Ephesus215
6Comparisons of Cities245
7General Conclusions253
8Physical and Intellectual Issues260
App. A: Chronologies267
App. B: Glossary of Technical Terms282
Notes293
Bibliography301
Index359

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