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Inside the City in the Greek World (UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE by Sara Owen,Laura Preston

By Sara Owen,Laura Preston

The booklet of the papers offered during this quantity marks a big step within the research of historic towns. regardless of having lengthy been a spotlight of archaeological research and research, till particularly lately they've got tended to be defined instead of analysed. those 11 papers be aware of analysing historic city centres from inside of, exploring a number of the ways that humans lived in, perceived and changed their equipped environments. The papers span numerous time sessions, from the Bronze Age to the Hellenistic period in addition to geographic destinations from Italy to Beirut. The identify of this quantity hence comprises meanings of Greek: the territory of the trendy geographical region and components of the traditional global with cultural affects from the Aegean. the variety of historic city kinds is accordingly absolutely known and celebrated.

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