Ancient Cities: The Archaeology of Urban Life in the Ancient Near East and Egypt, Greece, and Rome / Edition 1

Ancient Cities: The Archaeology of Urban Life in the Ancient Near East and Egypt, Greece, and Rome / Edition 1

by Charles Gates
ISBN-10:
0415121825
ISBN-13:
9780415121828
Pub. Date:
08/19/2003
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis

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Ancient Cities: The Archaeology of Urban Life in the Ancient Near East and Egypt, Greece, and Rome / Edition 1

Well illustrated with nearly 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, and in their cultural and historical contexts.

Covering a huge area geographically and chronologically, it brings to life the physical world of ancient city dwellers by concentrating on evidence recovered by archaeological excavations from the Mediterranean basin and south-west Asia

Examining both pre-Classical and Classical periods, this is an excellent introductory textbook for students of classical studies and archaeology alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415121828
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/19/2003
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 9.60(w) x 6.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Cities of the Near East and the Eastern Mediterranean: Neolithic, Bronze Age and Iron Age Part 2: Greek Cities Part 3: Cities of Ancient Italy and the Roman Empire

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