Foreword 1: Our Urban Adventure 2: Urban Apes 3: Settling Down 4: Uruk 5: First Cities 6: Cities of Bronze 7: Palaces and Citadels 8: Mariners and Chieftains 9: Western Pioneers 10: A Greek Lake 11: Networking the Mediterranean 12: Cities, States and Kings 13: Imperial Cities 14: Cities of Marble 15: Founding Cities in an age of empire 16: Ruling through Cities 17: The Ecology of Roman Urbanism 18: The Ecology of Roman Urbanism 19: Post-classical 20: What comes naturally
Greg Woolf has been Professor of Classics and Director of the Institute of Classical Studies since January 2015 before which he was Professor of Ancient History at the University of St Andrews (since 1998) and held fellowships at various Cambridge and Oxford Colleges. He has degrees from both Oxford and Cambridge, is a Fellow of the British Academy, of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, of the Society of Antiquaries of London and of the Max Weber College, Erfurt and he is a member of the Academia Europaea. He has held visiting appointments in Brasil, France, Germany, Italy and Spain and lectured around the world. He has published on Roman imperialism, on ancient literacy, on libraries, encyclopaedias and ancient ethnography and more recently on religious history and the archaeology of the Roman world.