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What was the original purpose for the acropolis?

Provide defence and shelter. the Acropolis WA a hill-top enclosure found in classical Greek cities to give protection to the temple of the patron deity and, in early times, to (MORE)

What threats does the acropolis face?

The Greek Acropolis has, for the last many years, began to erode  because of acid rain. If this continues many structures and  building will begin to collapse and crumple.  (MORE)

Which is more beautiful the Acropolis or the Parthenon?

  This is a strange question! The Acropolis is a flat-topped rock which rises 150 m (490 ft) above sea level in the city of Athens. On the Acropolis is built the Parth (MORE)

What temples are on the Acropolis?

The Parthenon (the really big one) the Erechtheion, and the temple of Athena Nike (which is really rather cute and little). There is also the Propylaea (the entrance way) whic (MORE)

Why was it important to rebuild Acropolis in Athens?

If you mean why was it important that Pericles rebuilt it after it was sacked, the answer is because it is a symbol of Athens' strength and victory. After the Persians attacke (MORE)

Why was the Acropolis important?

The acropolis was important for the ancient Greeks. This is because the acropolis was surrounded by walls for added protection from invaders or war. For example, in times of w (MORE)

What was the purpose of the Acropolis rebuild?

An acropolis was a high point in a Greek city which was usually  fortified as a refuge in time of invasion.    If it is the Acropolis in Athens you are querying, it wa (MORE)