City planning in Syria-Palestine in Hellenistic and Roman times
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City planning in Syria-Palestine in Hellenistic and Roman times

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Published .
Written in English

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Statementby Asem Nayef Barghouti.
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 51991 (N)
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 466 leaves
Number of Pages466
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2019711M
LC Control Number90954991

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Following in the tradition of Hippodamus about a century later, Alexander commissioned the architect Dinocrates to lay out his new city of Alexandria, the grandest example of idealised urban planning of the ancient Hellenistic world, where the city's regularity was facilitated by its level site near a mouth of the Nile. In this overview of city planning in Graeco-Roman times, starting with Greek gridiron street planning and functional city zoning in the 9th century . City Government in Hellenistic and Roman Asia Minor examines the social and administrative transformation of Greek society within the early Roman empire, assessing the extent to which the numerous changes in Greek cities during the imperial period ought to be attributed to Roman . In Roman times its population was an estimated , Excavations that were begun in under the auspices of the Berlin Museum, besides unearthing many artistic treasures, have enabled archaeologists to reconstruct the plan of the most important areas of the Hellenistic city.

The decisiveness of the right angle, which is uncommon in nature, would seem to exercise an irresistible appeal to the human mind, for it permeates man's art, artifacts, and architecture. That it should also appear as a basic organizing element in town plans over many centuries and in many cultures only confirms this appeal. The present work examines Greek, Etruscan, Italic, Hellenistic. Palestine - Palestine - Roman Palestine: After the destruction of Jerusalem, a legion (X Fretensis) was stationed on the site, and the rank of the provincial governor was raised from procurator to legatus Augusti, signifying a change from equestrian to senatorial rank. Caesarea Maritima, the governor’s residence, became a Roman colony, and, as a reward for the loyalty of the Greeks . The history of Palestine is the study of the past in the region of Palestine, generally defined as a geographic region in the Southern Levant between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River (where Israel and Palestine are today), and various adjoining lands. Situated at a strategic point between Europe, Asia, and Africa, and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity, the region . Michael is an archaeologist whose research revolves around Turkey and the Middle East in the Hellenistic and Roman Period. He has worked on urbanism, sculpture, religious iconography, and the religious life. Michael is also an experienced field archaeologist and co-director of the excavations at Doliche, an ancient city in South-East Turkey.

Greco-Roman Culture and the Galilee of Jesus, a book-length investigation of this topic, challenges the conventional scholarly view that first-century Galilee was thoroughly Hellenised. Examining architecture, inscriptions, coins and art from Alexander the Great's conquest until the early fourth century CE, Chancey argues that the extent of. But the exact site of the city remained unidentified until modern times. A large mound, known locally as Hisarlık, had long been understood to hold the ruins of a city named Ilion or Ilium that had flourished in Hellenistic and Roman times. Life and Death in Asia Minor in Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine Times; Life and Death in Asia Minor in Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine Times: Studies in Archaeology and Bioarchaeology [Hardback] Planning, typologies and construction techniques. Fax: +44 (0) Oxbow Books, 47 Church St., Barnsley, S70 2AS GENERAL. B. Dignas, Economy of the sacred in Hellenistic and Roman Asia Minor, Oxford S. Dmitriev, City Government in Hellenistic and Roman Asia Minor, Oxford A. Erskine, Troy between Greece and Rome: local tradition and imperial power, Oxford A. Erskine (ed.,), A Companion to the Hellenistic World, Oxford