Waters for the capital: Hydraulic infrastructure and use in Byzantine Constantinople

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Abstract

Chapter 4, “Waters for the Capital: Hydraulic Infrastructure and Use in Byzantine Constantinople,” provides an overview of the history of water supply and distribution to Constantinople, discussing the construction and maintenance of hydraulic infrastructure and its importance in determining the ways in which the city grew and developed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Cambridge Companion to Constantinople
EditorsSarah Bassett
Place of PublicationCambridge
PublisherCambrige University Press
Chapter4
Pages67-86
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9781108632614
ISBN (Print)9781108498180, 9781108705578
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 17 Mar 2022

Publication series

NameCambridge Companions to the Ancient World
PublisherCambridge University Press

Keywords

  • infrastructure
  • water supply
  • water storage
  • aqueduct

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