Urban Dreams and Realities in Antiquity : Remains and Representations of the Ancient City.

By: Kemezis, AdamSeries: Mnemosyne, Supplements, History and Archaeology of Classical Antiquity SerPublisher: Leiden : BRILL, 2014Copyright date: ©2015Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (547 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9789004283893Subject(s): Public spaces -- Social aspects.;Sociology, Urban.;Collective memory.;Group identity.;City planning -- Social aspects -- Greece -- History.;City planning -- Social aspects -- Rome -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Urban Dreams and Realities in Antiquity : Remains and Representations of the Ancient CityDDC classification: 307.76009/01 LOC classification: HT153 .U724 2014Online resources: Click to View
Contents:
Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Contributors -- Introduction (Kemezis) -- Part 1. City as Space I: Remains on the Ground -- Chapter 1. In Defense of Arkadia: The City as a Fortress (Maher) -- Chapter 2. The Mundus of Caere and Early Etruscan Urbanization (Colivicchi) -- Chapter 3. "Fighting Over a Shadow?": Hellenistic Greek Cities and Greco-Roman Cities as Fora and Media for Multi-Level Social Signaling (Wandsnider) -- Chapter 4. Constructing an Oscan Cityscape: Pompeii and the Eítuns Inscriptions (Henderson) -- Chapter 5. Unraveling the Reality of a 'City' on the Deccan Plateau (Parasher-Sen) -- Chapter 6. Monumentalising the Ephemeral in Ancient Rome (Hijmans) -- Part 2. City as Space II: Landscapes in Literature -- Chapter 7. Future City in the Heroic Past: Rome, Romans, and Roman Landscapes in Aeneid 6-8 (Kondratieff) -- Chapter 8. Reading the Civic Landscape of Augustan Rome: Aeneid 1.421-429 (Phillips) -- Chapter 9. The Predatory Palace: Seneca's Thyestes and the Architecture of Tyranny (Unruh) -- Chapter 10. Imperial Roman Cities as Places of Memory in Augustine's Confessions (Ewald) -- Part 3. City as Identity I: Cultures in Stone -- Chapter 11. Sacred Exchange: The Religious Institutions of Emporia in the Mediterranean World of the Later Iron Age (Daniels) -- Chapter 12. Greek Poleis in the Near East and Their Parthian Overlords (Wiesehöfer) -- Chapter 13. Civic Identity in Roman Ostia: Some Evidence from Dedications (Inaugurations) (Bruun) -- Chapter 14. Chariot Racing in Hispania Tarraconensis: Urban Romanization and Provincial Identity (Capra) -- Part 4. City as Identity II: Communities on Paper -- Chapter 15. The Seat of Kingship: (Re)Constructing the City in Isaiah 24-27 (Wilson) -- Chapter 16. Remembering Pre-Israelite Jerusalem in Late Persian Yehud: Mnemonic Preferences, Memories and Social Imagination (Ben Zvi).
Chapter 17. Memory and the Greek City in Strabo's Geography (Dandrow) -- Chapter 18. The Ekklēsia of Early Christ-Followers in Asia Minor as the Eschatological New Jerusalem: Counter-Imperial Rhetoric? (Korner) -- Chapter 19. From Kinship to State: The Family and the Ancient City in Nineteenth-Century Ethnology (Varto) -- Index.
Summary: Urban Dreams and Realities is a collection of articles on cities in ancient cultures, both their physical and conceptual aspects. A wide range of subjects and disciplinary perspectives are represented, especially the archaeology, epigraphy and literature of the Roman Empire.
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Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Contributors -- Introduction (Kemezis) -- Part 1. City as Space I: Remains on the Ground -- Chapter 1. In Defense of Arkadia: The City as a Fortress (Maher) -- Chapter 2. The Mundus of Caere and Early Etruscan Urbanization (Colivicchi) -- Chapter 3. "Fighting Over a Shadow?": Hellenistic Greek Cities and Greco-Roman Cities as Fora and Media for Multi-Level Social Signaling (Wandsnider) -- Chapter 4. Constructing an Oscan Cityscape: Pompeii and the Eítuns Inscriptions (Henderson) -- Chapter 5. Unraveling the Reality of a 'City' on the Deccan Plateau (Parasher-Sen) -- Chapter 6. Monumentalising the Ephemeral in Ancient Rome (Hijmans) -- Part 2. City as Space II: Landscapes in Literature -- Chapter 7. Future City in the Heroic Past: Rome, Romans, and Roman Landscapes in Aeneid 6-8 (Kondratieff) -- Chapter 8. Reading the Civic Landscape of Augustan Rome: Aeneid 1.421-429 (Phillips) -- Chapter 9. The Predatory Palace: Seneca's Thyestes and the Architecture of Tyranny (Unruh) -- Chapter 10. Imperial Roman Cities as Places of Memory in Augustine's Confessions (Ewald) -- Part 3. City as Identity I: Cultures in Stone -- Chapter 11. Sacred Exchange: The Religious Institutions of Emporia in the Mediterranean World of the Later Iron Age (Daniels) -- Chapter 12. Greek Poleis in the Near East and Their Parthian Overlords (Wiesehöfer) -- Chapter 13. Civic Identity in Roman Ostia: Some Evidence from Dedications (Inaugurations) (Bruun) -- Chapter 14. Chariot Racing in Hispania Tarraconensis: Urban Romanization and Provincial Identity (Capra) -- Part 4. City as Identity II: Communities on Paper -- Chapter 15. The Seat of Kingship: (Re)Constructing the City in Isaiah 24-27 (Wilson) -- Chapter 16. Remembering Pre-Israelite Jerusalem in Late Persian Yehud: Mnemonic Preferences, Memories and Social Imagination (Ben Zvi).

Chapter 17. Memory and the Greek City in Strabo's Geography (Dandrow) -- Chapter 18. The Ekklēsia of Early Christ-Followers in Asia Minor as the Eschatological New Jerusalem: Counter-Imperial Rhetoric? (Korner) -- Chapter 19. From Kinship to State: The Family and the Ancient City in Nineteenth-Century Ethnology (Varto) -- Index.

Urban Dreams and Realities is a collection of articles on cities in ancient cultures, both their physical and conceptual aspects. A wide range of subjects and disciplinary perspectives are represented, especially the archaeology, epigraphy and literature of the Roman Empire.

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