Readings

Textbooks

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

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

Buy at Amazon 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

 

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Polis: The City of Athens

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

Buy at Amazon 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: Buy at Amazon 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.

Buy at Amazon 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).

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

Buy at Amazon 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.

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

Buy at Amazon 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.

Buy at Amazon 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.

Buy at Amazon 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

Buy at Amazon 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.

Buy at Amazon 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.

Buy at Amazon 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

Buy at Amazon 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.

Buy at Amazon 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.

Buy at Amazon 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.

Buy at Amazon 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.

Buy at Amazon 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.

Buy at Amazon 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

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

Buy at Amazon 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.

Buy at Amazon 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