Drawing on archaeology, literary and epigraphic evidence, professional and technical literature, and descriptions of cities by travellers and geographers, the author traces the developments of town planning, revealing the importance of the city to political, religious, and social life in the Greek and Roman world.

chapter 1|10 pages


chapter 4|23 pages

Planning in the Classical Period

chapter 5|20 pages

Town Planning in the Hellenistic World

chapter 6|27 pages

Etruscan and Roman Planning in Italy

chapter 7|28 pages

Planning in the Roman Empire

chapter 9|2 pages