Acropolis of Athens
Is the acropolis in danger?
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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 the king's palace. The acropolis was the nucleus of a community living outside its walls, although it might provide refuge in times of danger.