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Cities Then and Now

Cities Then and Now

by Lonely Planet Kids

This fun and colourful lift-the-flap book gives a unique insight into how cities looked in the past, compared to how they look now. With ancient cities and ruins including Pompeii, Great Zimbabwe and Babylon, discover how history has shaped our planet's urban areas and changed them over time. 

Format
Hardback
Category
Children
Publisher
Lonely Planet
Publish Date
October 2020

emple of Karnak, the Temple of Luxor and King Tutankahmun's Tomb in the Valley of the Kings. Constantinople, Turkey (c. 550) - Highlights the capital of the Eastern Roman/Byzantine Empire as it looked at its peak in the 6th century, with its giant hippodrome compared with the modern city of Istanbul. Aarhus, Denmark (c. 950) - Showcases the Viking city of Aarhus as it was in the 10th century, compared to the port city that has grown up in its place. Tenochtitlan, Mexico (c. 1521) - Exhibits the vast capital of the Aztecs as it was at the moment of the Spanish invasion compared to the cosmopolitan Mexico City which was built on top of it.

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