Thalia.de

Ancient Cities

The Archaeology of Urban Life in the Ancient Near East and Egypt, Greece, and Rome

Ancient Cities brings to life the physical world of ancient city dwellers by concentrating on evidence recovered by archaeological excavations from the Mediterranean basin and south-west Asia. It provides surveys of the cities of the ancient Near East, Egypt, and the Greek and Roman worlds, from an archaeological perspective, in their cultural and historical contexts. The urban form of the cities and the architecture and geography that created it are examined in detail. Attention is also paid to non-urban features such as religious sanctuaries and burial grounds, places and institutions that were a familiar part of the city dweller¿s experience. Objects or artefacts, which represented the essential furnishings of everyday life, are discussed and include pottery, sculpture, wall paintings, mosaics and coins. Ancient Cities is unusual in presenting this wide range of Old World cultures in such comprehensive detail, giving equal weight to the Preclassical and Classical periods, and in showing the links between these ancient cultures. User-friendly features include: use of clear and accessible language, assuming no previous background knowledge lavishly illustrated with nearly 300 line drawings, maps and photos a companion website with extra images and material historical summaries, further reading arranged by topic, plus a consolidated bibliography and comprehensive index new to the second edition: a timeline clarifying periods of inhabitation, a glossary of historical terms, and a brief history of each city¿s excavations. In this second edition, Charles Gates has comprehensively revised and updated his original text. Readers and lecturers will be delighted to see a new chapter on Phoenician cities in the first millennium BC, and further development of the western Mediterranean and the Iron Age Near East. With even more comprehensive identification of the themes and a new final chapter, Ancient Cities will remain an essential textbook for students across a wide range of archaeology, ancient history, and classical studies courses at high-school and university level.
… weiterlesen
In den Warenkorb
Filialabholung

Versandkostenfrei

Bezahlung bei Abholung

Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 512
Erscheinungsdatum 01.03.2011
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-415-49864-7
Verlag Taylor & Francis
Maße (L/B/H) 246/176/32 mm
Gewicht 904
Auflage 2nd edition.
Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
32,99
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
Sofort lieferbar
Versandkostenfrei
In den Warenkorb
Filialabholung

Versandkostenfrei

Bezahlung bei Abholung

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • 40108511
    Sapiens
    von Yuval Noah Harari
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    10,19
  • 46419119
    Homo Deus
    von Yuval Noah Harari
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    8,79 bisher 9,99
  • 46311927
    Hillbilly Elegy
    von J. D. Vance
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    16,99
  • 41009937
    We Should All Be Feminists
    von Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    6,49
  • 45309065
    Comparative Politics
    von Daniele Caramani
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    42,99
  • 54332944
    Hillbilly Elegy
    von J. D. Vance
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    8,99
  • 51865952
    Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fiftee
    von Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    7,99
  • 51914085
    On Tyranny
    von Timothy Snyder
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    6,99
  • 46481056
    Norse Mythology
    von Neil Gaiman
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    13,99
  • 6023648
    Alexander Hamilton
    von Ron Chernow
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    14,99
  • 44652119
    In Order to Live
    von Yeonmi Park
    (1)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    9,19
  • 39678553
    Unspeakable Things
    von Laurie Penny
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    9,99
  • 53225249
    Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions
    von Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    9,99
  • 52926630
    On Tyranny
    von Timothy Snyder
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    6,99
  • 41656215
    Germany
    von Neil MacGregor
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    9,99
  • 45587565
    Homo Deus
    von Yuval Noah Harari
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    17,99
  • 45853424
    East West Street
    von Philippe Sands
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    7,99
  • 38892715
    Watching the English
    von Kate Fox
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    9,99
  • 6045299
    The Tipping Point
    von Malcolm Gladwell
    (2)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    6,99
  • 46705519
    White Trash
    von Nancy Isenberg
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    12,99

Kundenbewertungen


Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.

Wird oft zusammen gekauft

Ancient Cities

Ancient Cities

von Charles Gates

Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
32,99
+
=
Parzival

Parzival

von Wolfram Eschenbach

(3)
Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
15,00
+
=

für

47,99

inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.

Alle kaufen