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
Aug 24, 2016 ... 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 ...
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,
For 25 centuries the Parthenon has been shot at, set on fire, rocked by
earthquakes, looted for its sculptures, almost destroyed by explosion, and
disfigured by ...
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 ...
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.
Built over 2500 years ago, the Parthenon remains one of the most visited
archeological sites in the world.
Jul 13, 2016 ... Nederlands: Parthenon. ·. 日本語: パルテノン神殿. ·. Norsk bokmål: Parthenon. ·.
Norsk nynorsk: Parthenon. ·. Português: Partenon/Partenão.