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
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,
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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 ...
Iktinos and Kallikrates (Phidias directed the sculptural program), Parthenon,
Athens, 447 - 432 B.C.E. Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker.
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.
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The Parthenon by Ictinus and Callicrates with Phidias architect, at Athens,
Greece, -477 to -438, architecture in the Great Buildings Online.