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KyotoAn Urban History of Japan's Premodern Capital$
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Matthew Stavros

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780824838799

Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824838799.001.0001

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The Ideal

(p.1) 1 Heian-kyō

Matthew Stavros

University of Hawai'i Press

The study begins by exploring Heian-kyo highly idealized urban plan as adapted from Chinese models in the 8th century. In chapter 1, particular attention is also given to the city’s founding principles and prescriptions. Topics that receive close attention in this chapter include: The extent of continental influences, the nature of the Heian/Kyoto grid pattern, the role of geomancy, and the prescribed architectural style of the capital elite (shinden-style).

Keywords:   Heian-kyo, urban plan, Chinese-style capitals

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