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Urban plan of ancient Sparta

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The urban plan of Sparta in a detailed diagram in German. Actually, there was no urban plan of Sparta before the Late Hellenistic Age, as the ‘conservative’ Spartans were not interested in changing their traditional way of life, since the Archaic Age. They believed that their city did not even need defensive walls because in their own words “the chests of Sparta’s warriors are her walls”.

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Urban plan of Cyrene (Kyrene)

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Site plan of Late Classical and Hellenistic Cyrene, the main city of the Greek colonies in Cyrenaica

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City plans of Kalhu (Nimrud), Assyrian metropolis

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Plan of the northwestern palace of Kalhu (Nimrud), one of the ancient Assyrian capitals.


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