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Faber and Faber Limited, Sign up to receive offers and updates: Bingo Books 2 Published: Please help by adding reliable sources. The principal institutions of the town, its walls and gates, its central shrines, and its public spaces, were all part of a pattern to which the myths which accompanied them provide clues.

You may have already requested this item. In this famous, unusual and radical book which touches on such disparate themes as psychology and urban architecture, Joseph Rykwert has considered them as works of art. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Rykwert focuses on the Roman town as a work of art, a symbolic pattern deliberately created and enjoyed by its inhabitants – its shape and the structure of the spaces constructed on the basis of beliefs and rituals.


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