Babylon Is Everywhere: The City as Man's Fate

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LINE ILLUSTRATIONS
Predecessor of the city -- the fortified village26
The rivers along which civilization began28
Centres of civilization in the Middle East46
Compare the spaciousness of this house in Mohenjo-Daro with the tiny rooms making up an apartment in a modern block of flats55
Empire of Nebuchadnezzar67
Babylon: City centre68
Ground-plan of a Babylonian house75
Early transport on the Euphrates76
The Persian empire: Alexander the Great ends his historical march in Babylon79
Plan of Nineveh84
The Assyrian empire85
Assyrian bas-relief87
The City's way to the North93
The Palace of Knossos95
Idea for garden maze: taken from a book published in Antwerp in 158398
Plan of Athens104
The Greek empire116
Plan of Ancient Rome141
The Roman empire146
The Orient in the time of Marco Polo167
Plan of Peking170
Cologne in the late Middle Ages182
Old Cologne: the growth of a city183
Northern Europe in Hanseatic times185
Seventeenth-century Strasbourg; the cathedral and the wall dominate the city188
Plan of a German craftsman's house in early sixteenth century192

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