The Life and Death of Ancient Cities: Interview With Author Greg Woolf artwork
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The Life and Death of Ancient Cities: Interview With Author Greg Woolf

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  • July 28th 2020

This interview with the Author of The Life and Death of Ancient Cities published by Oxford University Press, Greg Woolf discusses some of the history of ancient cities, what made a city and factors involved in the growth, strength and decline. 


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The Life and Death of Ancient Cities is not like your dusty old history book, but presents the history, growth and decline of cities throughout the Ancient world from the Bronze Age through to Late Antiquity. This modern take on Ancient cities around the word brings the ancient world into our modern lives with rich illustrations and Woolf’s passionate global analysis.

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