New Cities in Late Antiquity. Documents and Archaeology, 2017

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December 8, 2017

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antarec, « New Cities in Late Antiquity. Documents and Archaeology, 2017 », AnTaReC, ID : 10670/1.2aeuvb


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A collection of essays on the archaeology of newly built cities of Late Antiquity (ca. AD 300-600). The beginning of Late Antiquity was marked by the foundation of Constantinople, the largest city ever founded by the Romans. Yet this was also the dawn of an era of hardships which undermined the ability, and perhaps need, of the Roman Empire to found new cities in its provinces. Active urbanisation after the late third century AD may appear paradoxical or unexpected to those who associate Late...

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