The Population of Iron Age Palestine in the Light of a Sample Analysis of Urban Plans, Areas, and Population Density

@article{Shiloh1980ThePO,
  title={The Population of Iron Age Palestine in the Light of a Sample Analysis of Urban Plans, Areas, and Population Density},
  author={Yigal Shiloh},
  journal={Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research},
  year={1980},
  volume={239},
  pages={25 - 35}
}
  • Y. Shiloh
  • Published 22 January 1980
  • History, Economics
  • Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research
The size of the population and its density, its distribution among urban and rural settlements, the differing sizes of the settlements and the interrelation between them, the urban planning methods-all these constitute important components when we attempt to define the economic, political, and cultural resources of an ancient society. It follows that estimates of the population of various towns are not of demographic and statistical interest only. The concentration of the population of a… 
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