Where Is the Parthenon? Roberta Edwards, John Hinderliter, David Groff
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
The Parthenon is located on the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. 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. Figure of a river-god from the Parthenon. The Parthenon is located in Athens and is a temple dedicated to the Greek goddess Athena. 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 was dedicated to the city's patron deity Athena. Information about the Parthenon, including the history of the stolen Marbles and discussion about their return to Greece. 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. He sculpted many things including the bands of sculpture that run above the columns of the Parthenon. Discover the ruins of the Parthenon, one of the most famous and beautiful places in the world! Pictures, history, and aesthetics. The Parthenon frieze, which runs on a continuous line around the exterior wall of the cella, is 1 meter high and 160 meters long. The Parthenon sculptures at the British Museum: the British Museum Trustees' position on the Parthenon sculptures and common misconceptions. Slightly east of the center of the Acropolis a Doric peripteral temple was discovered under the remains of the Parthenon. The Parthenon in Nashville, Tennessee is a full-scale replica of the original Parthenon in Athens. The Parthenon (Parthenonas), one of the world's most famous buildings, represents a high point in ancient Greek architecture. The east pediment of the Parthenon. As a post and lintel temple, the Parthenon presents no engineering breakthrough in building construction. Athens, Greece, is best known for the Parthenon, the ruins of an ancient temple completed in 438 BC to honor the goddess Athena.