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
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.
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 (Greek: Παρθενων) in Athens is the most famous surviving
building of Ancient Greece and one of the most famous buildings in the world.
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 ...
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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 ...
Work began on the Parthenon, built on the Acropolis, in 447 BC to replace an
existing temple which was destroyed by the Persians in 480 BC and cost 469