Journals Higher Education

£100.00

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Published: 08 June 2017

432 Pages

234x156mm

ISBN: 9780198784548


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Origins of the Colonnaded Streets in the Cities of the Roman East

Ross Burns

  • First attempt in English to explain the role of colonnaded streets in the Roman Empire
  • Provides an analytical approach to identifying the architectural and political context of the development
  • Explores physical evidence for the development of the colonnaded streets in order to trace their origins in town planning practice at the time
  • Links this evidence to the political and social dimension of Rome's implanting its authority
  • Examines the cultural, religious, and economic background to the re-planning of cities under Rome
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