The Parthenon is a temple dedicated to goddess Athena on the Acropolis. It is the most significant structure of Greece and its beautifully decorated sculptures are the highlights of Greek art.

The Parthenon is a temple dedicated to goddess Athena on the Acropolis. It is the most significant structure of Greece and its beautifully decorated sculptures are the highlights of Greek art.

The Parthenon, built in Athens, was one of Ancient Greece's greatest architectural accomplishments. It was designed by Ictinus during the Classical Period.

The Parthenon, Athens.

The Parthenon, built in Athens, was one of Ancient Greece's greatest architectural accomplishments. It was designed by Ictinus during the Classical Period.

Ancient Greek Architecture. The Statue of Athena at Parthenon Athens, Greece Circa 432 B.C. 40 ft high, made of gold and ivory and designed by Phidias. Tunic was made of gold plates with the skin of ivory. Pausanias, it was said that there was an image of a sphinx was on Athena’s helmet. In one hand was a 6ft statue of victory, spear in the other and shield at her feet. http://sasgreekart.pbworks.com/w/page/10150019/Parthenon—Scultpture

Ancient Greek Architecture. The Statue of Athena at Parthenon Athens, Greece Circa 432 B.C. 40 ft high, made of gold and ivory and designed by Phidias. Tunic was made of gold plates with the skin of ivory. Pausanias, it was said that there was an image of a sphinx was on Athena’s helmet. In one hand was a 6ft statue of victory, spear in the other and shield at her feet. http://sasgreekart.pbworks.com/w/page/10150019/Parthenon—Scultpture

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…

Gingerbread Parthenon - the link is just a phone (no instructions) but I think it would be pretty easy to duplicate.

Gingerbread Parthenon - the link is just a phone (no instructions) but I think it would be pretty easy to duplicate.

The Parthenon embodies the principles that raised Greek architecture to perfection -- harmony, proportion, elegance, grace.

The Parthenon and the Acropolis

The Parthenon embodies the principles that raised Greek architecture to perfection -- harmony, proportion, elegance, grace.

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