Cities in History

Discover how cities the world over have developed.

Stalingrad and surrounded German forces in 1942 as shown at…

The battle of Stalingrad began on the 19th August 1942. Taking Stalingrad would have given Germany access…

If the inner city walls of Beijing were built around…

Beijing was the largest city in the world from 1425 to 1650, and has been an integral part of China's…

If the ancient walls of Athens were built around…

During the Peloponnesian War, which lasted from 431 to 404 BC, Athens fought a long and bloody battle…

If Cordoba’s ancient Roman walls were found in…

Founded by the Romans in 169 BC, the Spanish city of Cordoba was thought to be the largest in Europe…

If the ancient walls of Babylon were surrounding…

Babylon was the capital of the kingdom of Babylonia in Mesopotamia. During Nebuchadnezzar’s rule in…

The size of Constantinople if found at…

IN 330 AD the ruler of the Roman Empire, Emperor Constantine, renamed Byzantium and founded the city…

If Ancient Alexandria was found at…

Founded by Alexander the Great in 330 BC, Alexandra was known as the greatest trading city of the ancient…

Victorian London in 1870 as positioned over…

Victorian London was a city of stunning contrasts. While affluent areas benefited from grand development,…

The City of Paris in 1852 if positioned over…

Between 1853 and 1870 Baron Georges Haussmann transformed the city of Paris. He planned the system of…

The vision for Dubai City in 2014 if created at…

Dubai is the largest city in the United Arab Emirates, and in the early to mid 2000s enjoyed an economic…

The size of the Carthaginian Empire around 200 BC as shown at…

Rome and Carthage were two of the greatest ancient cities – and deadly rivals. They fought three wars…

The Ancient City of Rome under Augustus shown over modern day…

Under the rule of Augustus (63 BC – 14 AD), Rome dramatically grew in scale. To help the city adapt…