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Cities by Design—The Rise of Urban Planning

Lecture no. 10 from the course: Understanding Greek and Roman Technology

Cities by Design—The Rise of Urban Planning

Taught by Professor Stephen Ressler | 26 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Start a series of lectures on infrastructure in the classical world with a look at city planning. The Piraeus in Greece was an influential early example. Analyze the Roman approach to creating a rational order for their cities. Also learn the Roman technique for surveying a city plan.

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