The Acropolis of Athens (Ancient Greek: Ἀκρόπολις) is an ancient citadel located on an extremely rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great historic and architectural significance, the most famous being the Parthenon.  While there is evidence that the hill was inhabited as far back as the fourth millennium BC, it was Pericles (c. 495 – 429 BC) in the fifth century BC who coordinated the construction of the site's most important…

The Acropolis of Athens (Ancient Greek: Ἀκρόπολις) is an ancient citadel located on an extremely rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great historic and architectural significance, the most famous being the Parthenon. While there is evidence that the hill was inhabited as far back as the fourth millennium BC, it was Pericles (c. 495 – 429 BC) in the fifth century BC who coordinated the construction of the site's most important…

Parthenon, Greece - The Parthenon is a temple on the Athenian Acropolis dedicated to the Greek goddes athena.

Parthenon, Greece - The Parthenon is a temple on the Athenian Acropolis dedicated to the Greek goddes athena.

The Parthenon Temple, the Acropolis of Athens in Greece ~ UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Photo: Paul Williams

The Parthenon Temple, the Acropolis of Athens in Greece ~ UNESCO World Heritage Site. Photo: Paul Williams

Greece; "Under the entrance of the Athens Academy - Chris Panagiotidis"  researched by Nefeli Aggellou

Greece; "Under the entrance of the Athens Academy - Chris Panagiotidis" researched by Nefeli Aggellou

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