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Termez in Antiquity

PIERRE LERICHE and SHAKIR PIDAEV

in After Alexander: Central Asia before Islam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263846
eISBN:
9780191734113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263846.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the latest developments in the work concerning the first periods of the existence of the ancient city of Termez. It explains the history of Temez in antiquity and during the ... More


Ai Khanum Reconstructed

GUY LECUYOT

in After Alexander: Central Asia before Islam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263846
eISBN:
9780191734113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263846.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the computer graphic (CG) reconstruction of the ancient city of Ai Khanum. The CG reconstruction project was initiated by a Japanese television producer and the completed ... More


Establishing a Capital: Jerusalem, 1948–1967

S. Ilan Troen

in Imagining Zion: Dreams, Designs, and Realities in a Century of Jewish Settlement

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300094831
eISBN:
9780300128000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300094831.003.0011
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on the city of Jerusalem and begins with a description of what it is not: it is not the product of the informed insights of well-trained professionals acting in accordance with ... More


Urbanization and Religion in Ancient Central Mexico

David M. Carballo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190251062
eISBN:
9780190251086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251062.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book examines the ways in which urbanization and religion intersected in pre-Columbian central Mexico, with a primary focus on the later Formative period and the transition to the Classic ... More


Urban Patterns in the Greek Period: Athens, Paestum, Morgantina, Miletus/Priene, and Pergamon as Formal Types

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/9780195072808.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

In order to assess the impact of the delivery and drainage of water on the urban pattern in the ancient Greek world, it is necessary to have clear ideas of ... More


Visions of the Ancient City, 1869–1880

Thomas Graham

in Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049373
eISBN:
9780813050157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049373.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

During the 1870s, tourist guide books gave descriptions of St. Augustine for travellers. Constance Fenimore Woolson and Abbie Brooks painted verbal pictures of the “Ancient City” as the most unusual ... More


The Historical Neighborhood and Its Decline

Emily Talen

in Neighborhood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190907495
eISBN:
9780190907525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907495.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

This chapter reviews what is known about how neighborhoods were laid out and experienced, before the city was fundamentally restructured by technological and social changes emerging out of the 19th ... More


On to Miami, 1896–1897

Thomas Graham

in Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049373
eISBN:
9780813050157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049373.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Flagler organized his hotel and railroad into an integrated “system” for efficiency. His railroad took the name Florida East Coast Railway. In 1896, St. Augustine opened a bridge to Anastasia Island. ... More


Discoveries About Greek Water Management

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/9780195072808.003.0037
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

Looking back through twenty years of work on this topic, I can sum up what I have learned under two major categories: general truths and site-specific ... More


The Origins of Ancient Vietnam

Nam C. Kim

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199980888
eISBN:
9780190268879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199980888.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book is concerned with the origins of an ancient state in northern Vietnam, an area long believed to be the cradle of Vietnamese ethnic identity and civilization. This area has been referenced ... More


Bulwer-Lytton's The Last Days of Pompeii: Re-creating the City

Stephen Harrison

in Pompeii in the Public Imagination from its Rediscovery to Today

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199569366
eISBN:
9780191808265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199569366.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Edward Bulwer-Lytton' The Last Days of Pompeii (1834, LDP) was one of the most popular English historical novels of the nineteenth century. It tells the story of the virtuous Greeks Glaucus and Ione, ... More


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