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From Alexandria to York, this unique illustrated guide allows us to see the great centers of classical civilization afresh The key feature of Cities of the Classical World is 120 specially drawn maps tracing each citys thoroughfares and defenses, monuments, and places of worship Every map is to the same scale, allowing readers for the first time to appreciate visually the relative sizes of Babylon and Paris, London, and Constantinople There is also a clear, incisive commentary on each citys development, strategic importance, rulers, and ordinary inhabitants This compelling and elegant atlas opens a new window on to the ancient world, and will transform the way we see it....

Title : Cities of the Classical World: An Atlas and Gazetteer of 120 Centres of Ancient Civilization
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ISBN : 1846144272
Format Type : Hardcover
Language : English
Publisher : Penguin UK First Edition edition November 1, 2011
Number of Pages : 448 pages
File Size : 783 KB
Status : Available For Download
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Cities of the Classical World: An Atlas and Gazetteer of 120 Centres of Ancient Civilization Reviews

  • Veli Voipio
    2019-05-18 14:37

    This is the book for history and map enthusiasts. The cities become familiar and I can almost feel the life in them while reading. I use other maps and Wikipedia along while reading this, augment the info, but this book is a good starting point.

  • James F. Welch
    2019-04-20 17:05

    Very good.

  • Socrates Rigopoulos
    2019-04-29 20:01

    The very last publication coming from our beloved author Colin McEvedy (published posthumously).