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
During the past 2,500 years, the Parthenon—the apotheosis of ancient Greek
architecture—has been rocked by earthquakes, set on fire, shattered by
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.
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 Acropolis of the Parthenon in Athens, Greece is dedicated to the Goddess
Athena and was built in 447 BCE by Pericles, Ictinus and Callicrates.
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The Parthenon is located on the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. The Acropolis is
home to several buildings and temples which have survived since the days of ...
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 ...
Ancient Greece: The Parthenon. Before your visit. Background information. What
was the Parthenon? A temple to Athena. The Parthenon was built in the Doric ...