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Hellenistische Agorai : Gestaltung, Rezeption und Semantik eines urbanen Raumes / Barbara Sielhorst.

By: Sielhorst, Barbara [author.]Language: German Summary language: English, French Series: Urban spaces (Walter de Gruyter & Co.) ; Bd. 3.Publisher: Berlin : De Gruyter, [2015]Copyright date: ©2015Description: x, 353 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 29 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9783110344851; 3110344858Subject(s): Architecture, Greek | Space (Architecture) | City planning | Hellenism | Agora | PlatzgestaltungLOC classification: NA270 | .S54 2015Summary: As the social, political, and economic center of public life in a polis, the agora underwent profound changes during the Hellenistic period. This study examines agorai as symbolically charged spaces; analyzing them sheds light on the societies they helped to shape. The findings show that during the Hellenistic period agorai had a crucial role in generating a polis-specific identity.--publisher's website.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

As the social, political, and economic center of public life in a polis, the agora underwent profound changes during the Hellenistic period. This study examines agorai as symbolically charged spaces; analyzing them sheds light on the societies they helped to shape. The findings show that during the Hellenistic period agorai had a crucial role in generating a polis-specific identity.--publisher's website.

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Summaries also in English and French.