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List of Illustrations Preface Preface to the second edition Introduction PART 1: CITIES OF THE NEAR EAST AND THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN: NEOLITHIC, BRONZE AGE, AND IRON AGE 1. Neolithic Towns and Villages in the Near East 2. Early Sumerian Cities 3. Mesopotamian Cities in the Late Third and Second Millennia BC 4. Cities of the Indus Valley Civilization 5. Egypt of the Pyramids 6. Egyptian Cities, Temples, and Tombs of the Second Millennium BC 7. Aegean Bronze Age Towns and Cities 8. Anatolian Bronze Age Cities: Troy and Hattusha 9. Cypriots, Canaanites, and Levantine Trading Cities of the Late Bronze Age 10. Near Eastern Cities in the Iron Age 11. Phoenician and Punic Cities PART 2: GREEK CITIES 12. Early Greek City-States of the Iron Age (Eleventh--Seventh Centuries BC) 13. Archaic Greek Cities, I: The Doric and Ionic Orders of Greek Architecture, and East Greek Cities to the Ionian Revolt 14. Archaic Greek Cities, II: Athens and Sparta 15. Greek Sanctuaries: Delphi and Olympia 16. Athens in the Fifth Century BC 17. Greek Cities and Sanctuaries in the Late Classical Period 18. Hellenistic Cities PART 3: CITIES OF ANCIENT ITALY AND THE ROMAN EMPIRE 19. Greek and Etruscan Cities in Italy 20. Rome: From its Origins to the End of the Republic 21. Rome in the Age of Augustus 22. Italy outside the Capital: Pompeii and Ostia 23. Rome from Nero to Hadrian: Imperial Patronage and Architectural Revolution 24. Roman Provincial Cities 25. Late Antique Transformations: Rome, Jerusalem, and Constantinople in the Age of Constantine Illustration sources Glossary Further Reading Bibliography Index

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Charles Gates is senior lecturer of archaeology and art history at Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey. His research focuses on Minoan, Mycenaean and Greek art and archaeology. Since 1993 he has participated in the excavations at Kinet Hoeyuk (Turkey), a Bronze and Iron Age port city in the north-east Mediterrean.

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