The Parthenon is a former temple, on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece, dedicated
to the goddess Athena, whom the people of Athens considered their patron.
At the approximate position where the Parthenon was built later, the Athenians
began the construction of a building that was burned by the Persians while it was
When work began on the Parthenon in 447 BC, the Athenian Empire was at the
height of its power. Work on the temple continued until 432; the Parthenon, then,
The Parthenon, one of the most recognizable landmarks in Greece, has stood on
the hill in Athens known as the Acropolis since the fifth century B.C. Much of the ...
Jan 29, 2008 ... We can only imagine how glorious the Parthenon must have appeared in the
middle of the fifth century B.C., with worshippers gathered in its ...
The Acropolis of the Parthenon in Athens, Greece is dedicated to the Goddess
Athena and was built in 447 BCE by Pericles, Ictinus and Callicrates.
During the past 2,500 years, the Parthenon—the apotheosis of ancient Greek
architecture—has been rocked by earthquakes, set on fire, shattered by
Among those monuments of the Acropolis, Parthenon is the most magnificent, the
temple of Parthenon was dedicated to the goddess Athena, protector of the ...
The Parthenon (Greek: Παρθενων) in Athens is the most famous surviving
building of Ancient Greece and one of the most famous buildings in the world.
September 2016 - The Parthenon was a temple to Athena built on top of the
highest hill in Athens, the Acropolis (Acropolis means High City). In the Late