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  • Another Macedonian town-plan may be found at Sicyon, a little west of

    Ancient Town-Planning

  • Streets that lay open to the north and the north-west and the south, equally and alike, could only be found in a town-plan fashioned like a fan.

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  • We can already see that the town-plan described in the foregoing pages was widely used in the provinces of the Empire.

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  • Nothing has been noted elsewhere in Etruria or its confines to connect the Etruscans with any rectangular form of town-plan.

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  • Two principal streets, those now styled the Strada di Mercurio and the Strada di Nola, are considered to be the main streets of this earliest town-plan, and to give it its general direction.

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  • At Selinus the Italian archaeologists discovered some years ago, in the so-called Acropolis, a town of irregular, rudely pear-shaped outline with a distinct though not yet fully excavated town-plan.

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  • The existence of a town-plan was first noticed by J. de Fontenay, _Bulletin monumental_, 1852, p. 365, but his map appears to be incorrect and his views generally are based too much on _a priori_ assumptions.

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  • At Cyrene the researches of two English archaeologists about 1860 disclosed a town-plan based, like that of Selinus, on two main streets which crossed at right angles (fig. 4).

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  • Carthage, first founded -- though only in an abortive fashion -- as a Roman 'colonia' in 123 B.C. and re-established with the same rank by Julius Caesar or Augustus, shows a rectangular town-plan in a city which speedily became one among the three or four largest and wealthiest cities in the Empire.

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  • But there seems to be no evidence for the statement sometimes made, that he had any particular liking for either a circular or a semicircular, fan-shaped town-plan.

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