Readings

Textbooks

Amazon logo Camp, J. M. The Archaeology of Athens. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2004. ISBN: 9780300101515.

Amazon logo Claridge, A. Rome: An Oxford Archaeological Guide. Oxford, UK; New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1998. ISBN: 9780192880031.

Amazon logo Stambaugh, J. E. The Ancient Roman City. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988. ISBN: 9780801836923.

LEC # TOPICS READINGS

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Introduction to the Study of Ancient Cities

2

Polis: The City of Athens

Camp. pp. 1-10, and 21-160.

Amazon logo Pausanias. Description of Greece. 1.1.1 to 1.30.4. Translated into English by W. H. S. Jones, Litt.D., and H. A. Ormerod, M.A. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1918. ISBN: 9780674991040.

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Urbs: The City of Rome

Claridge. pp. 1-59.

Stambaugh. pp. 1-100.

Dudley, Donald R. Urbs Roma: A Source Book of Classical Texts on the City & its Monuments. London, UK: Phaidon Press, 1967, pp. 3-31.

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Religion in the Greek City

Review: Amazon logo Pausanias. Description of Greece. 1.1.1 to 1.30.4. Translated into English by W. H. S. Jones, Litt.D., and H. A. Ormerod, M.A. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1918. ISBN: 9780674991040.

Amazon logo Neils, Jenifer, ed. "The Panathenaia: An Introduction." In Goddess and Polis: The Panathenaic Festival in Ancient Athens. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1992, pp. 13-27. ISBN: 9780691002231.

Camp. pp. 247-257, 276-281, 283-289, and 305-309 (and please review pp. 72-100).

Amazon logo Rhodes, Robin F. Architecture and Meaning on the Athenian Acropolis. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1995, pp. 42-65. ISBN: 9780521469814.

Amazon logo Simon, Erika. Festivals of Attica: An Archaeological Commentary. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2002, pp. 55-72. ISBN: 9780299091842.

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Religion in the Roman City

Stambaugh. pp. 213-240.

Amazon logo Beard, Mary, and Michael Crawford. Rome in the Late Republic. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1986, pp. 25-39. ISBN: 9780801493331.

Amazon logo Beard, Mary, John North, and Simon Price. Religions of Rome. Vol. I. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1998, pp. 167-210. ISBN: 9780521316828.

Claridge. Please read the entries relevant to all the sites listed under 'altars', 'shrines', and 'temples' in the index.

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Civic space I: The Agora

Aristotle. Constitution of the Athenians 42-69. Glencoe, IL: Free Press, 1950.

Amazon logo Lang, Mabel. The Athenian Citizen: Democracy in the Athenian Agora. Revised edition. Revised by J. Camp. Princeton, NJ: American School of Classical Studies at Athens; Revised edition, 2005. ISBN: 9780876616420.

Camp. pp. 257-261 and please review discussions of the Agora in chapter 4, pp. 59-160 passim.

Amazon logo Millett, Paul. "Encounters in the Agora." In Kosmos: Essays in Order, Conflict and Community in Classical Athens. Edited by Paul Cartledge. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1998, pp. 203-228. ISBN: 9780521570817.

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Civic space II: The Forum

Amazon logo Polybius. Histoires Book 6. Edited by R. Weil, and C. Nicolet. Paris, France: Les Belles Lettres, 1969. ISBN: 9782251004433.

Stambaugh. pp. 101-122.

Claridge. pp. 61-99, and 147-173.

Patterson, J. "The City of Rome: from Republic to Empire." Journal of Roman Studies 82 (1992): 186-215.

Amazon logo Purcell, Nicholas. "Forum Romanum." In Lexicon Topographicum Urbis Romae. Edited by M. Steinby. Los Angeles, California: Getty Trust Publications, 1995, pp. 325-341. ISBN: 9788870970197.

———. "Rediscovering the Roman Forum." Journal of Roman Archaeology 2 (1989): 156-166.

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Feeding the City

Stambaugh. pp. 123-156.

Amazon logo Rickman, Geoffrey. The Corn Supply of Ancient Rome. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1980, pp. 156-197. ISBN: 9780198148388.

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Domestic Space

Amazon logo Jameson, M. "Private Space and the Greek City." In The Greek City from Homer to Alexander. Edited by Oswyn Murray, and Simon Price. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1991, pp. 171-195. ISBN: 9780198147916.

Amazon logo Nevett, Lisa. House and Society in the Ancient Greek World. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1999, pp. 53-79. ASIN: B000O7J13Q.

Stambaugh. pp. 157-182.

Amazon logo Richardson, Lawrence. Pompeii: An Architectural History. Baltimore, MD: Oxford University Press, 1988, pp. 382-400. ISBN: 9780801835339.

Vitruvius. On Architecture, Book 6. London, UK: Heineman, 1962.

Amazon logo Ellis, Simon. Roman Housing. London, UK: Duckworth, 2002, pp. 166-178. ISBN: 9780715628775.

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Recreational Space

Wycherley, Richard E. How the Greeks Built Cities. 2nd ed. London, UK: Macmillan, 1962, pp. 139-174.

Amazon logo Fisher, N. "Gymnasia and the Democratic Values of Leisure." In Kosmos: Essays in Order, Conflict and Community in Classical Athens. Edited by Paul Cartledge et. al. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1998, pp. 84-104. ISBN: 9780521570817.

Stambaugh. pp. 198-212.

Claridge. pp. 288-290, 319-328, and 352-354.

Amazon logo Brothers, A. J. "Buildings for Entertainment." In Roman Public Buildings. Edited by I. M. Barton. Exeter, UK: University of Exeter, 1989, pp. 97-125. ISBN: 9780859892391.

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City and Country: Theories of the City

Amazon logo Finley, Moses. The Ancient Economy. 2nd ed. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1985, pp. 123-149. ISBN: 9780520054523.

Amazon logo Whittaker, C. R. "Do Theories of the City Matter?" In Urban Society in Roman Italy. Edited by Tim Cornell, and Kathryn Lomas. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 1994, pp. 9-26. ISBN: 9780312124168.

Amazon logo Horden, Peregrine, and Nicholas Purcell. The Corrupting Sea: A Study of Mediterranean History. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishers, 2000, pp. 89-122. ISBN: 9780631218906.

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Conclusions