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Published: 07 April 2011

272 Pages | 114 in-text illustrations, 4 maps


ISBN: 9780199578122

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Greek City Walls of the Archaic Period, 900-480 BC

Rune Frederiksen

Oxford Monographs on Classical Archaeology

  • Offers a new view of the incentives behind early monumental architecture
  • Challenges received opinion on the development of communities across the Archaic Greek world
  • Includes a complete catalogue of early Iron Age and Archaic city walls, with more than 100 plans, together with a full list of walls mentioned in written sources, with quotations and translations