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date: 31 March 2020

cities, Persian and Armenian 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Author(s):
Daniel PottsDaniel Potts, Matthew CanepaMatthew Canepa

There is evidence for Persian and Armenian cities from both archaeology and *inscriptions, as well as through their mint signatures and in written sources. Iranian urban planning was affected, often dramatically, by Seleucid city foundations, which permanently shifted Iranian urbanism away from the diffuse model of the Achaemenid period to dense walled settlements, though in the ... ...

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