Cities of the Ancient World

Cities of the Ancient World

DVD - 2014
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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.
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 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 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 .
Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., c2014
ISBN: 9781629970837
Branch Call Number: DVD 930 CITIES
Characteristics: 4 videodiscs (ca. 720 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vii, 177 p. ; 19 cm.)
Additional Contributors: Tuck, Steven L.
Teaching Company


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