The Parthenon

The Parthenon is an ancient Greek temple dedicated to Athena. Located on the Athenian Acropolis, it is one of the most recognizable sites in all of Greece. Questions about the Parthenon can be found here.

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The Parthenon

What is the Parthenon?

The Parthenon is the dominant temple on the Acropolis. It was built for Athena between 447 and 432 B.C.E.

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.

Athena, the virgin goddess. Parthenon = virgin's place

The Parthenon is in Athens, Greece.

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Is the Parthenon the largest or oldest temple of Athena?

The Parthenon is the best temple of Athena and the largest.

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What adjective could you describe the Parthenon?

Stupid. Silly. Discusting

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Describe the great statue of Athena that stood inside the Parthenon?

Made of ivory and gold, wonderfully made, beutiful artwork

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A hilltop fortress in ancient Athens that includes the Parthenon and other famous buildings is called?

The acropolis

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Why was the Parthenon built on a hill?

It was the highest place in the city of Athens and the Parthenon was the largest temple. They wanted it to oversee the entire city. Pineapples under the sea spongebob square pants

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How many religions were worshipped in the Parthenon?

Originally just the Greek religion. However, after the rise of Christianity, it was converted into a Christian church (the Church of the Theotokos (Mother of God) or the Church of Parthenos Maria (The Virgin Mary). Later, after the rise of the Ottomans, it was converted into an Islamic Mosque.

So all told, the answer is three.

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What goddess did the Parthenon honor?

Athena
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Why did most people Athens build the Parthenon?

they did this to and only to honer Athena

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How are the Lincoln Memorial and the Parthenon Different?

They are different because they are two different leaders for different things and similar because they were both made after famous people

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How did the Parthenon reflect the golden age of Greece?

it was the largest empire in the golden age

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Who was the parthenon dedicated to?

The Parthenon was dedicated to the goddess Athena, protecter of Athens!

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What is a Parthenon?

A temple dedicated to Athena.

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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Why did the greek citizens built the Parthenon?

the Parthenon was built in honor of the goddess Athena.

Iktinos and Kallikratis were the architects. Phidias was the sculptοr of the Athena Pallada statue. Pericles was the politician who ordered the construction of the Athens Acropolis and Parthenon is the dominamt Temple of the construction. The Acropolis was built over the ruins of previous monument destroyed during the Persian Greek wars.

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How old is the Parthenon?

The ancient Greek temple known as the Parthenon (Greek for "the virgin's place") was constructed between 447 and 432 B.C. Using this data you can calculate the answer using todays date.
About 3000 years. Pretty old. About 3000 years. Pretty old.

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The Parthenon was designed to honor?

athena

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Which god or goddess was the Parthenon built to worship?

The Parthenon was dedicated to the goddess Athena Parthenos (Athena the Virgin).

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What is inside the Parthenon?

The Parthenon was built for Athena the daughter of Zeus when Hephaestus god of fire and blacksmith cracked open Zeus's head and Athena came out fully born and ready to fight

Inside was a great big cult statue of the goddess. Today there is nothing inside execpt the remains of the old Parthenon and ruble.

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Who is the owner of the Parthenon?

The Greek state.

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Did the ancient Greeks build the Parthenon?

Yes

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How many tourists visit the Parthenon each year on average?

about 7.2 million people visit the Parthenon each year. and whats up with all the stupid partheon stuff.do you people have a project and want me to do it for you? oh well. by the way im actually doing a project on the Parthenon my self.lol

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Why should the Parthenon be preserved?

Because its amazing like that

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How many columns did the Parthenon have?

The Parthenon had a total of 69 columns. There were 46 outer columns and 23 inner columns.

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What was the Parthenon used for?

The Parthenon was a temple to the Greek Goddess Athena

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Where's the Parthenon?

The Parthenon can be found in Athens, Greece, on the famous acropolis.

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