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Author May, Natalie N
Title The Fabric of Cities : Aspects of Urbanism, Urban Topography and Society in Mesopotamia, Greece and Rome
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2013
©2014
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (268 pages)
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Series Culture and History of the Ancient near East Ser. ; v.68
Culture and History of the Ancient near East Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction: Urban Topography as a Reflection of Society? -- The Cost of Cosmogony: Ethical Reflections on Resource Extraction, Monumental Architecture and Urbanism in the Sumerian Literary Tradition -- Gates and their Functions in Mesopotamia and Ancient Israel -- City Streets: Reflections on Urban Society in the Cuneiform Sources of the Second and First Millennium BCE -- The Babylonian Cities: Investigating Urban Morphology Using Texts and Archaeology -- From bābānu to bētānu, Looking for Spaces in Late Asyrian Palaces -- „Ich bin die Grenze der Agora." Zum kognitiven Stadtbild der Athener in klassischer Zeit -- Religiöse Topographie Roms: Der Aventin Innerhalb der Stadt und ausserhalb des Pomeriums -- Index -- Keywords -- Personal and Divine Names -- Geographical and Place Names -- Sources -- Words and Terms in Ancient Languages
The Fabric of Cities offers a diversified collection of articles on ancient urbanism in Mesopotamia, Greece, and Rome, focussing on the social dimension of urban spaces and cultural views of city life, by drawing extensively on textual and archaeological sources
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: May, Natalie N. The Fabric of Cities : Aspects of Urbanism, Urban Topography and Society in Mesopotamia, Greece and Rome Leiden : BRILL,c2013 9789004262331
Subject Cities and towns -- Middle East -- History.;Cities and towns -- Rome -- History.;Civilization, Classical.;Urbanization -- Middle East -- History.;Urbanization -- Rome -- History
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Alt Author Steinert, Ulrike
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