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By Helen Parkins

ISBN-10: 0415117712

ISBN-13: 9780415117715

The members to this quantity offer an obtainable and jargon-free perception into the proposal of the Roman urban; what formed it, and the way it either dependent and mirrored Roman society. Roman Urbanism demanding situations the demonstrated financial version for the Roman urban and as a substitute deals unique and various techniques for analyzing Roman urbanization, bringing the Roman urban into the nineties. Roman Urbanism is a full of life and informative quantity, fairly precious in an age ruled by means of city improvement.

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However, this is by no means a simple shift of emphasis, and there are further tensions in our sources, particularly those written by Greeks. The emphasis on the importance of a flourishing urban population is still present in a somewhat inverted form in the topos of oliganthropia (Gallo 1980, 1233–70; Alcock 1993, 24–32). This makes an equation between paucity of urban population, decrepitude of physical structures and moral and political decadence. It is a theme particularly prominent in the Greek writers of the early empire as they sought to come to terms with the role of the Greek poleis in a world dominated by 2 Alcaeus fr.

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