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Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views

John Britton

Modern Athens, displayed in a series of views

or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century: exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities, and picturesque scenery, of the Scottish metropolis and its environs

by John Britton

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Published by Published by Jones & Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Edinburgh (Scotland) -- Pictorial works,
  • Scotland -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEdinburgh in the nineteenth century., Scotland illustrated.
    Statementfrom original drawings by Mr. Thomas H. Shepherd. With historical, topographical, and critical illustrations [by John Britton]
    GenrePictorial works.
    ContributionsShepherd, Thomas H. ill.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 p. ¾., [168] p.
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17434775M
    OCLC/WorldCa36330004

    Modern Athens Modern Athens was constructed only after , when it became the capital of a newly independent Greece. Otto I, first king of the Hellenes (–62), rebuilt much of the city, and the first modern Olympic games were held there in The population grew rapidly in the s, when Greek refugees arrived from Turkey.   In this engaging narrative, noted classicist Robin Waterfield traces the life and history of Athens, a city whose idealized past continues to inspire the is the only book to cover the entire history of Athens, from its brief period of classical greatness through its decline under a series of occupying empires-Macedonian, Roman Cited by: 6.

    Books Set in Greece Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.   As London celebrates the th anniversary of the tube, we take a look at six fascinating metro systems around the world, from the archaeological treasures on display in Athens .

    View of the heart of modern downtown Athens, with Mount Likavitos in the back. This is shot from the top of the Acropolis, and the red roofs of Plaka can be seen in the foreground. When we were in Athens, we lived off to the right of Likavitos behind the two tall buildings on the horizon. The Acropolis of Athens is one of the most famous places on earth, visited by over a million people every year, and instantly recognisable by millions more who know it only from pictures. With posters and postcards displayed in every street kiosk and hotel lobby in Athens, and countless images encountered in books, films, television, brochures, advertising, and social media in countries round Author: William St Clair.


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