Ancient History Magazine 21

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The development of cities during antiquity is often seen as an important milestone in human history. However, these ancient population centres don't always adhere neatly to our modern definition of a 'city'.

Living the urban dream: Cities in the ancient world

  • Jona Lendering, 'Ancient cities and modern definitions - Incredibly incomprehensible'.
  • David Jeffreys, 'An ancient Egyptian capital - The mystery of Memphis'.
  • Arjan Zuiderhoek, 'Politics in ancient Greek cities - People power'.
  • Andrea Vincenti, 'Building an imperial city in Spain - Augusta Emerita'.
  • Jona Lendering, 'An ancient city transformed - Constantinople'.


  • James Blake Wiener, 'A conversation with Dr. David Saunders - Underworld: Imagining the afterlife'.
  • Manon Henzen, 'Flavours of the ancient world - A question of taste'.
  • Colleen Darnell and John Coleman Darnell, 'The pharaoh as scholar - Knowledge is power'.
  • Lindsay Powell, 'From comic to cultural phenomenon - Asterix'.
  • Carole Raddato, 'A meeting point between east and west - Exploring Mount Nemrut'.

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