The Parthenon of Ancient Greece, 1st Edition

  • Don Nardo
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  • ISBN-10: 1601525397
  • ISBN-13: 9781601525390
  • DDC: 726.120809
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 96 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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In the fifth century B.C., the Greek city-state of Athens erected the Parthenon, a majestic temple honoring Athena, goddess of war and wisdom. That structure survived the fall of the civilization that built it and today, even in a state of ruin, is widely seen as the most perfect structure ever created.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
Important Events in the History of the Parthenon.
Introduction: An “Extraordinary Flowering of the Human Spirit”.
1: The Rise of the Greek Temple.
2: The Planning and Structural Phases.
3: Decorations to Please the Gods.
4: Many Centuries of Worshippers.
5: Proud and Magnificent in Ruin.
Source Notes.
Facts about the Parthenon.
For Further Research.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.