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The City in the Greek and Roman World

1st Edition

By E. J. Owens


222 pages

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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.


`This is a useful and concise archaeological survey of ancient cities, which includes a glance at their aquaducts, sewers, and public buildings, and a brief appendix on the various laws the cities enacted to govern urban growth - Choice

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HISTORY / Ancient / General