So the Athenians, when they were founding their model new colony at Thurii, employed Hippodamus
of Miletus, whom Aristotle mentions in Book II, as the best expert in town-planning, to plan the streets of the city, and Protagoras as the best expert in law-making, to give the city its laws.
Diomed son of Tydeus slew them both and stripped them of their armour, while Ulysses killed Hippodamus
In response to the ideas of a reckless innovator named Hippodamus
, Aristotle advises that rewarding all inventions "is not safe, though it sounds appealing."
3), along with the name of the architect Hippodamus
His name was Hippodamus
from Miletus (Strauss, 1958: 129).
1) One urbanism activity in Seleucid was establishing newly built cities and towns using Greek Style and Chess network of Hippodamus
, which was mainly done to strengthen power and preserve Seleucid territory.
The first model made full use of the rationalist legacy of Greek utopianism in order to describe a society whose pinnacle was a citta perfetta, serving more as an intellectual rejuvenation of Hippodamus
and Vitruvius rather than as a model for political action.
From the unwritten laws of Lycurgus that created the foundations of the Spartan state, to the written laws of Solon in Athens, to Hippodamus
on civic planning, Zaleucus on the divine source of laws, Philolaus on family laws and much more, Early Greek Lawgivers offers a fascinating glimpse into ideas and lives of notable figures in classical Greek history.
), (55) but Renaissance-era Venice provides the first known
by Aristotle, who attributed the idea to Hippodamus
His recent publications include "Marx's Criticism of the Utopian Socialists" (Utopian Studies); "Values and Planning: The Argument from Renaissance Utopianism," (Ethics, Place, and the Environment); "The Two Professions of Hippodamus
of Miletus: On the Relationship Between Philosophy and Urban Planning" (Philosophy and Geography); and "Popper's Anti-Utopianism and the Concept of Open Society" (Journal of Value Inquiry).
Later, in De militia, he had advocated a return to a classicall y inspired citizen militia based on a combination of elements derived from the military systems envisaged by Greek philosophers like Plato and Hippodamus
and Romulus' Roman militia.