Planning the Public Functions of Nineteenth-Century Athens.

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  • Author(s): Roubien, Denis
  • Source:
    Journal of Urban History. Nov2016, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p1065-1090. 26p.
  • Document Type:
    Article
  • Additional Information
    • Subject Terms:
    • Subject Terms:
    • Author-Supplied Keywords:
      Athens
      Leo von Klenze
      neoclassicism
      urban history
      urban planning
    • Abstract:
      When the capital of the newly founded Greek State was transferred to Athens in 1834, the former provincial city of the Ottoman Empire had no buildings suitable to house a European capital. Yet, providing it with them proved to be far more complicated than expected, because of the question which buildings should be given priority: those housing the most urgent practical needs of a modern European State, or those underlining the connection of modern Greece to the cultural supremacy of the ancient Greek world? That question led to a continuous wavering between each option, constant changes of plans, and many nonpractical decisions that delayed greatly the organization of Athens as a European capital in functional terms. The originality of the article lies in its relying mainly on unpublished archival sources that throw new light on the creation of modern Athens. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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    • Full Text Word Count:
      12886
    • ISSN:
      0096-1442
    • Accession Number:
      10.1177/0096144215598975
    • Accession Number:
      119463834
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      ROUBIEN, D. Planning the Public Functions of Nineteenth-Century Athens. Journal of Urban History, [s. l.], v. 42, n. 6, p. 1065–1090, 2016. DOI 10.1177/0096144215598975. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=119463834. Acesso em: 26 out. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Roubien D. Planning the Public Functions of Nineteenth-Century Athens. Journal of Urban History. 2016;42(6):1065-1090. doi:10.1177/0096144215598975
    • APA:
      Roubien, D. (2016). Planning the Public Functions of Nineteenth-Century Athens. Journal of Urban History, 42(6), 1065–1090. https://doi.org/10.1177/0096144215598975
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Roubien, Denis. 2016. “Planning the Public Functions of Nineteenth-Century Athens.” Journal of Urban History 42 (6): 1065–90. doi:10.1177/0096144215598975.
    • Harvard:
      Roubien, D. (2016) ‘Planning the Public Functions of Nineteenth-Century Athens’, Journal of Urban History, 42(6), pp. 1065–1090. doi: 10.1177/0096144215598975.
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Roubien, D 2016, ‘Planning the Public Functions of Nineteenth-Century Athens’, Journal of Urban History, vol. 42, no. 6, pp. 1065–1090, viewed 26 October 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Roubien, Denis. “Planning the Public Functions of Nineteenth-Century Athens.” Journal of Urban History, vol. 42, no. 6, Nov. 2016, pp. 1065–1090. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1177/0096144215598975.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Roubien, Denis. “Planning the Public Functions of Nineteenth-Century Athens.” Journal of Urban History 42, no. 6 (November 2016): 1065–90. doi:10.1177/0096144215598975.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Roubien D. Planning the Public Functions of Nineteenth-Century Athens. Journal of Urban History [Internet]. 2016 Nov [cited 2020 Oct 26];42(6):1065–90. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=119463834