“In this animated video, Jonathan F. P. Rose explains how the first city was started in Turkey, 12,000 years ago.”

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What led to the first urban settlements? We know that the beginnings of agriculture are closely connected to the first forays into agriculture and the domestication of animals.  This brief video puts some archeological specificity on the though exercise, “what would you need to start the first city in a world without cities?” 


Tags: urban, placehistorical.