Cities of the ancient world

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Teaching Company,
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[2014]
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English
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Disc 1. The lure of the city -- Catalhoyuk, first experiment in urban living -- Jericho and its walls -- Uruk, city of Gilgamesh -- Mysterious Mohenjo-daro -- Kahun, company town in the desert .
Disc 2. Work and life at Deir el-Medina -- Amarna, revolutionary capital -- Knossos, palace, city, or temple? -- Akrotiri, Bronze Age Pompeii -- Mycenae, Tiryns, and the mask of Agamemnon -- Athens, civic buildings and civic identity.
Disc 3. Athenian domestic architecture -- Hippodamian planning, Miletus and Ephesus -- Olynthus, a classical Greek city preserved -- Wonder and diversity in Alexandria -- Pergamon, the new theatricality -- The good life in Rome.
Disc 4. The lives of the poor in Rome -- Ostia, middle-class harbor town -- Timgad, more Roman than Rome -- Karanis, on the fringes of the empire -- Constantinople, the last ancient city -- Lessons and legacies of ancient urban life.
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series Great courses. Ancient history
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subject_facet Cities and towns, Ancient, Civilization, Ancient, Extinct cities, History, Ancient
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