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A City is defined as a populated urban center of commerce and administration with a system of laws and, usually, regulated means of sanitation (the word derives from the Latin civitas). The first cities sprang up in the region known as Mesopotamia between 4300 and 3100 BCE. The city of Ur was first settled in 4000 BCE and walled cities, for defence, were common... [continue reading]
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Mary BeardBelknap Press (30 April 2010)Price: $14.53
Augustine of HippoPenguin Classics (06 January 2004)Price: $14.03 £16.14
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