The Parthenon (Rome and Greek Architecture), History

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The Parthenon (Rome and Greek Architecture), History

1. What is it?The Parthenon is an example of Greek architecture that was built as a temple for the gods or goddesses2. Why was it important?It showed Athens had pride in itself and showed the principles of classical architecture3. When/Where was it built?It was built in 447 and 432 B.C. On the Athenian Acropolis in Athens, Greece4. Who built it?The architects were Iktinos and Kallikrates. The Sculptor was Phidias. 5. Who authorized the construction?The leader during this time was Pericles who authorized the construction of the Parthenon.6. What materials were used?Marble and stone were used to make the parthenon.

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The Parthenon



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