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Author Gates, Charles

Title Ancient cities : the archaeology of urban life in the ancient Near East and Egypt, Greece, and Rome / Charles Gates ; illustrations by Neslihan Yilmaz

Publ Info Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2011
Edition Second edition
 RWU Arch  ARCH HT114 .G38 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xxiii, 474 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
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Contents Neolithic towns and villages in the Near East -- Early Sumerian cities -- Mesopotamian cities in the late third and second millennia BC -- Cities of the Indus Valley civilization -- Egypt of the pyramids -- Egyptian cities, temples, and tombs of the second millennium 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
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [434]-440) and index
LC subject Cities and towns, Ancient
Urban archaeology -- Middle East
Urban archaeology -- Egypt
Urban archaeology -- Mediterranean Region
Middle East -- Antiquities
Egypt -- Antiquities
Mediterranean Region -- Antiquities
ISBN 9780415498654 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0415498651 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780415498647 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0415498643 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780203830574 (ebk.)
0203830571 (ebk.)