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, which has a continuous tradition going back centuries. Its tangle of streets still follow the Hellenistic grid and above it…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
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  • Cádiz

    By Benedict Lowe

    Cádiz presents a synthesis of the history of the city from its foundation by the Phoencians until the death of Franco in 1975, building upon recent developments in archaeological fieldwork and historical research. Two themes run through the book: the relationship of Cádiz to Andalucía, and its role…

    Hardback – 2016-07-31 
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  • Ebla

    The City of the Throne: Archaeology and History

    By Paolo Matthiae

    Hardback – 2016-07-31 
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  • Thebes

    A History

    By Nicholas Rockwell

    Hardback – 2016-07-01 
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  • 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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  • 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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