Çatalhöyük—First Experiment in Urban Living
Lecture no. 2 from the course: Cities of the Ancient World
Taught by Professor Steven L. Tuck | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Imagine a city with no streets, no public buildings, and no common spaces. Built in layers on a small mound, the world’s first city offers an intriguing window into life in the Neolithic era. Explore the remains of Çatalhöyük’s family housing, murals, and religious shrines.