Cities of the Ancient World

  • Thebes

    A History

    By Nicholas Rockwell

    Thebes offers a scholarly survey of the history and archaeology of the city. Discussions of major developments in politics, war, society and culture form the basis of a chronological examination of one of Greece’s most powerful and dynamic cities. By taking a broad view, the book’s account speaks…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
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    Cities of the Ancient World

  • Aleppo

    A History

    By Ross Burns

    Aleppo is one of the longest-surviving cities of the ancient and Islamic Middle East. Until recently it enjoyed a thriving urban life—in particular an active traditional suq, whose origins can be traced across many centuries. Its tangle of streets still follow the Hellenistic grid and above it…

    Hardback – 2016-09-14 
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    Cities of the Ancient World

  • Damascus

    A History

    By Ross Burns

    This is the first book in English to relate the history of Damascus, bringing out the crucial role the city has played at many points in the region's past. Damascus traces the history of this colourful, significant and complex city through its physical development, from the city's emergence in…

    Paperback – 2007-02-15
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    Cities of the Ancient World

  • Miletos

    Archaeology and History

    By Alan M. Greaves

    Drawing on case studies and presenting archaeological evidence throughout, Alan Greaves presents a welcome survey of the origins and development of Miletos. Focusing on the archaic era and exploring a wide range of issues including physical environment, colonizations, the economy, and its role as a…

    Hardback – 2002-04-25
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    Cities of the Ancient World