Parthenon

the temple of Athena on the Acropolis in Athens; begun in 449 BCE, it was dedicated in 438 but did not finish construction until 432 BCE; a large cult statue by the famous sculptor Phidias was kept in the Parthenon and beautiful friezes decorated the temple.
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Parthenon

[PARTH-en-on] A huge temple built on top of the Acropolis in Athens.
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Parthenon

[n] - the main temple of the goddess Athena
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Parthenon

Temple of Athena Parthenos (`the Virgin`) on the Acropolis at Athens; built 447-438 BC by Callicrates and Ictinus under the supervision of the sculptor Phidias, and the most perfect example of...
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Parthenon

Par'the·non noun [ Latin , from Greek Parqenw`n , from parqe`nos a virgin, i. e., Athene, the Greek goddess called also Pallas.] A celebrated marble temple of Athene, on the Acropolis at Athens. It was of the pure Doric order, and has had an important influence on art.
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Parthenon

noun the main temple of the goddess Athena; built on the acropolis in Athens more than 400 years B.C.; example of Doric architecture
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Parthenon

• (n.) A celebrated marble temple of Athene, on the Acropolis at Athens. It was of the pure Doric order, and has had an important influence on art.
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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 and is generally ... [19 related articles]
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Parthenon

Parthenon The chief temple of the goddess Athena built on the acropolis at Athens between 447 and 432 B.C. and considered a supreme example of Doric architecture.
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Parthenon

Parthenon (pär'thunon) [Gr.,=the virgin's place], temple sacred to Athena, on the acropolis at Athens. Built under Pericles between 447 B.C. and 432 B.C., it is the culminating masterpiece of Greek architecture. Ictinus and Callicrates were the architects and Phidias supervised the sculptur...
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Parthenon

Temple of Athena Parthenos (`the Virgin`) on the Acropolis at Athens; built 447–438 BC by Callicrates and Ictinus under the supervision of the sculptor Phidias, and the most perfect example of Doric architecture. In turn a Christian church and a Turkish mosque, it was then used as ...
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Parthenon

[Nashville] The Parthenon in Nashville, Tennessee is a full-scale replica of the original Parthenon in Athens. It was built in 1897 as part of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. Today the Parthenon, which functions as an art museum, stands as the centerpiece of Centennial Park, a large public park just west of downtown Nashville. Alan LeQ
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Parthenon

The Parthenon (ən; Παρθενών; Παρθενώνας) is a temple on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece, dedicated to the goddess Athena, whom the people of Athens considered their patron. Construction began in 447 BC when the Athenian Empire was at the height of its power. It was completed in 438 BC although decoration of the building continued
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Parthenon

A huge temple on top of the Acropolis hill in Athens.
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Parthenon

One of the most iconic buildings of the classical world, erected in Athens around 440 B.C.E. The Parthenon temple was built in honor of the Greek goddess Athena; it was ringed with 46 columns, and crowned by two pediments containing a wealth of sculptural detail. Its stonework was originally brightly colored, but its paint has long since worn away.
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