Chapter 10. Mediterranean Cities

  1. Philip Rousseau
  1. S. T. Loseby Lecturer

Published Online: 9 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306101.ch10

A Companion to Late Antiquity

A Companion to Late Antiquity

How to Cite

Loseby, S. T. (2009) Mediterranean Cities, in A Companion to Late Antiquity (ed P. Rousseau), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306101.ch10

Editor Information

  1. Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Early Christian Studies, The Catholic University of America, USA

Author Information

  1. Medieval History, University of Sheffield, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 30 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405119801

Online ISBN: 9781444306101



  • Mediterranean cities;
  • Mediterranean world – sustaining a common economic and cultural heritage in Late Antiquity;
  • twin dynamics of fortification and Christianization and their influence in Late Antiquity;
  • new urbanism;
  • late antique urban transition;
  • forum zones in cities suffering neglect


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Bibliographical Note