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
4 days ago ... Parthenon, chief temple of the Greek goddess Athena on the hill of the Acropolis
at Athens, Greece. It was built in the mid-5th century bce and is ...
The Parthenon, said the 19th-century French engineer Auguste Choisy,
represents "the supreme effort of genius in pursuit of beauty." (Aris Messinis / AFP
/ Getty ...
Oct 28, 2012 ... The magnificent temple on the Acropolis of Athens, known as the Parthenon, was
built between 447 and 432 BCE in the Age of Pericles, and it ...
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 was a temple to Athena built on top of the highest hill in Athens,
the Acropolis (Acropolis means High City). In the Late Bronze Age, about 1300 ...
Ancient Greece: The Parthenon. Before your visit. Background information. What
was the Parthenon? A temple to Athena. The Parthenon was built in the Doric ...
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.
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 ...