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Greek Settlements and Karst Phenomena: Corinth and Syracuse

Dora P. Crouch

in Water Management in Ancient Greek Cities

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072808
eISBN:
9780197560266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072808.003.0017
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

To get a sense of the relationship between karst geology and Greek settlement, we will look at examples from the Greek mainland, the islands of the Aegean, ... More


Urban Location Determinants: Argos, Gela, and Pergamon

Dora P. Crouch

in Water Management in Ancient Greek Cities

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072808
eISBN:
9780197560266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072808.003.0018
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

A city is the locus of both sociocultural and physical-technical elements in a society. To begin to understand the importance of both kinds of factors, ancient cities are convenient examples to ... More


Western Grego-Roman Cities

Dora P. Crouch

in Geology and Settlement: Greco-Roman Patterns

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195083248
eISBN:
9780197560457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195083248.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

The polity of Rhodes, with Cretan assistance, founded Gela on the south coast of Sicily in 688 B.C.E. (Herodotus, VII, 153) and assisted in the foundation of Akragas/ Agrigento farther northwest on ... More


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