Hellenistic Fortifications from the Aegean to the Euphrates


The fortifications built around Greek cities are among the most impressive of ancient remains. McNicoll analyzes and illustrates fortified sites, ranging from Ephesus and Assos on the Aegean to Dura Europus on the Euphrates. These sites provide fascinating evidence of secular classical architecture, as well as insights on the political history of Hellenistic Greece.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Martin Robertson
  • J. J. Coulton
  • John Boardman
  • Donna Kurtz
  • R. R. R. Smith
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Oxford
Publication year:
  • 1997