Historical urban community sizes
These are estimated populations of historical cities over time. Note that there are several problems with estimating the sizes of individual cities, and the highest estimates for a given city, in a gi...
Neolithic Europe's Remote Heart
One thousand years of spirituality, innovation, and social development emerge from a ceremonial center on the Scottish archipelago of Orkney. What really sets these buildings apart from other known Ne...
Neolithic architecture
Neolithic architecture refers to structures encompassing housing and shelter from approximately 10,000 to 2,000 BC, the Neolithic period. In southwest Asia, Neolithic cultures appear soon after 10,000...
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Cities of the Ancient Near East
The largest cities in the Bronze Age ancient Near East housed several tens of thousands. Memphis in the Early Bronze Age with some 30,000 inhabitants was the largest city of the time by far. Ur in the...
Cities of the Ancient Near East - Wikipedia
Neolithic Europe's Remote Heart
One thousand years of spirituality, innovation, and social development emerge from a ceremonial center on the Scottish archipelago of Orkney. What really sets these buildings apart from other known Ne...
Damascus
Damascus (Arabic: دمشق‎ Dimashq,  [dɪˈmɪʃeʔ]) is the capital and the second largest city of Syria after Aleppo. It is commonly known in Syria as ash-Sham (Arabic: الشام‎ ash-S...
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Babylon
Babylon (/ˈbæbələn, -ˌlɒn/; Akkadian: Bābili(m); Sumerian logogram: KÁ.DINGIR.RA; Hebrew: בָּבֶל, Bavel; Ancient Greek: Βαβυλών Babylṓn; Old Persian: 𐎲𐎠𐎲𐎡𐎽𐎢 Bābiru; Kassite languag...
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Memphis, Egypt
Memphis (Arabic: منف‎ Manf  [mænf]; Greek: Μέμφις) was the ancient capital of Aneb-Hetch, the first nome of Lower Egypt. Its ruins are located near the town of Mit Rahina, 20 k...
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Nineveh
Nineveh (/ˈnɪn.ɪv.ə/; Akkadian: Ninua; Classical Syriac: ܢܸܢܘܵܐ; Arabic: نينوى‎ Ninawa, Kurdish: نەینەوا, Hebrew: נִינְוֵה‎ Nin'veih; Greek: Νινευή Nineuē; Naynuwa; Turkis...
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Cities of Ancient Egypt
This is a list of ancient Egyptian sites, throughout all of Egypt and Nubia. Sites are listed by their classical name whenever possible, if not by their modern name, and lastly with their ancient name...
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