The History of the Parthenon
Originally built to honor the Greek goddess Athena, the Parthenon remains among the world's greatest architectural achievements. Although battered and broken through over two millennia of history, the building continues to attract waves of tourists to...
The Parthenon (/ˈpɑrθəˌnɒnˌ -nən/; Ancient Greek: Παρθενών; Modern Greek:
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
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Definition: The Parthenon
was built at the command of Pericles by the architects Ictinus and Callicrates on the highest point in the city of Athens (acropolis) to house a large gold and ivory (chryselephantine) statue of Athens' patron goddess Athena. This statue is sa... More »
During the past 2,500 years, the Parthenon—the apotheosis of ancient Greek
architecture—has been rocked by earthquakes, set on fire, shattered by
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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.
Iktinos and Kallikrates (Phidias directed the sculptural program), Parthenon,
Athens, 447 - 432 B.C.E. Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker.
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 ...