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Essay On The Parthenon

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Parthenon The Parthenon was built for the goddess Athena. The temple was built in 477 BC after the Athenian empire. The temple was built very fast, the temple was completed in 438 BC although they kept on working on it for about a year more, during that year the builders decorated the Parthenon, like the pillars, the gems, the stones and beautiful paintings were during this year. The heights of the pillars in the Parthenon were 101.34ft width and the height of pillars was 228.14. The Parthenon was built on the Acropolis hill. In side the Parthenon was a huge statue on the goddess Athena, the statue was made of gold and ivory. The statue was 12 meters long in feet it would be about 39.37ft. Later after a few years like in 1686 the Parthenon was used as a church and a mosque. The architecture of the pantheon is very unique. The pillars are constructed in Doric order. For our essay report we all have been asked to find a question to research on (research question) my one is Why was the Parthenon built? The reason to choose this is because it is interesting to know why this was built, to whom it was built, why it was built on top of the Acropolises. 1st body paragraph What did the Architecture of the Parthenon have to do with Goddess Athena?…show more content…
The Athena Parthenos was built 1887, it was made to scale with the real Parthenon, it was a replica of the same thing, the Parthenon was open to the people from the 1931 so people can visit and see, getting back to the Parthenon in Greece, it was white before but now its like a greyish colour, most of the Parthenon is destroyed now because of the Persians. The measurement of the pillars of the pillars is measured to be 69.5 by 30.9
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