Conclusion This study provided a unique opportunity for a spatial examination of the North Hill of Olynthos in Northern Greece , using space syntax tools . The results suggest a strong connection between the former settlement on the South Hill and the new one on the North Hill . The axial analysis revealed that Avenue C played a prominent role within the street network and would probably yield a significant material culture that has not yet been explored . Furthermore , the analyses identified a possible ideal of equality as the guiding principles when the area was first developed . In addition , the doorway analyses offered insights into social matters , as notions of privacy and limited social control became apparent , and complementary data on Olynthian shops . Further research on the streets , and their connection to domestic and commercial space is desirable to strengthen the observed patterns . Comparisons between Olynthos and other settlements in the region or within the wider scope of Classical Greece or even combined with the Roman world can serve to detect larger regional similarities and differences in antiquity .
Acknowledgements My first depth of gratitude goes out to my former supervisor Dr . Hanna Stöger for her guidance and support while undertaking this research for my Masters and subsequently while turning my thesis into an article . Secondly , I want to thank Prof . Lisa Nevett in particular and the Olynthos Project for all the help and opportunities that they have offered . I also wish to thank the INTER-SECTION Editorial Board and the anonymous peer-reviewers for their constructive feedback and suggestions , and the opportunity to publish this article .
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