1/29 and 1/31: Alexandria and other new cities

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Marjorie S. Venit, “The Monumental Tombs of Ancient Alexandria: Setting the Scene” and “The Earliest Alexandrian Monumental Tombs and their Antecedents,” Monumental Tombs of Ancient Alexandria. The Theater of the Dead (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 2002), pp. 7-36.