Parthenon
Athens, Greece

Parthenon in Athens (Greece) - ancient temple on Acropol

Where is located Parthenon?

Address of Parthenon is Acropol, Athens, Greece
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When was built Parthenon?

Built date of Parthenon is 477 BC - 438 BC

Parthenon

Facts, informations and history of Parthenon

The temple in honor of Athena Partenos, the virgin patron of Athens, is considered an excellent example of classical architecture, a masterpiece of sculptural art.

The length of the building is 69.5 m, and the width 30.9 m. Peristyle or external colonnade, surrounded the internal building called cella, housing the building in which he found a giant goddess statue made of gold and ivory. Peristyle consisted of 46 columns, of which 8 were visible from the front of the temple, and 17 on the sides. The columns were marble, similar to the pediments and entablatures supported on them. The roof of the temple was wooden. The style of the building was a development of the style of simple wooden constructions.

The eastern room was 29.8 m long and 19.2 m wide, the Doric columns are 1.9 m in diameter and 10.4 m in height.

Parthenon was not only a temple, it also served as an art gallery, it was a perfect setting for rich sculptures. He also served as an Orthodox church, a Roman Catholic church and a mosque.

In the 6th century, the Parthenon was transformed into a Christian church, from 1204 it served as a Latin church until 1458 when it was turned into a mosque by Turkish conquerors .

"The most perfect monument of ancient art, which even as a ruin impresses and moves." - Beadeker

Architect of Parthenon

Architect of Parthenon is Iktinos Kallikrates, Fidiasz

Construction/building type

Building Parthenon is of type Temple

Architectural style

Architectural style of Parthenon is Ancient greek dorian

What material is the building made of?

Parthenon is made of the following materials: Stone, marble

Is the building on the UNESCO World Heritage List?

UNESCO
Yes, the building Parthenon is inscribed on the UNESCO List under the reference 404.
The listing took place in the year 1987.
Details of the entry are available on the Unesco website at https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/404/

Official website

The official website of the building, where up-to-date information can be found, is http://odysseus.culture.gr/h/2/eh251.jsp?obj_id=912

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Barbara
#52
Barbara
3 years ago
choć to ruina, Partenon to dla mnie ***** dzieło .
Marcin B
#51
Marcin B
8 years ago
Jest krótko i na temat oraz jest sporo informacji, jednak brakuje tu jeszcze kilku rzeczy bez których np. opis architektury nie będzie kompletny.
ada kupska adelka
#50
ada kupska adelka
11 years ago
super,krótko i na temat ;)
klonnn
#49
klonnn
15 years ago
bardzo fajny opis : ) i zdjecia : )
diana
#48
diana
16 years ago
stronka fajna jak same Ateny i Akropol bylam i widzialam poprostu trzeba tam pojechac i samemu ocenic :)
ufek
#47
ufek
16 years ago
fajne zdjecia ;-p
seba
#46
seba
16 years ago
stronka przyjemna ale strasznie malo informacji,nie ma nic o metopach,o tym ze atena partenos byla wykonana technika chryzelefantynowa czyli byla drewniana i oblozona koscia i zlotem,i najwazniejsze ze partenon jest zbudowany na zasadzie zludzenia optycznego(nie ma w nim ZADNYCH lini prostych),i wiele innych ciekawostek i tresci na temat zajeb rzezb tez tu nie ma!! po namysle stronka do dupy jeslichodzi o tresc
emilka
#45
emilka
17 years ago
fajne sformuowania ale jednak czegos mi jeszcze brakuje !
Grek...
#44
Grek...
17 years ago
fajna stronka...:) dużo sie z niej dowiedziałam, serio!! :*:*:*- dla autorrra:):)
aguska
#43
aguska
17 years ago
bylam tam.Jest super.Polecam.Tak jak powiedziala to jedna znana osoba jak sie zobaczy 3 wazne rzeczy to mozna spkojnie umrzec a tymi rzeczami jest wlasnie Akropol,Piramidy i wodospad Niagara :).
Sherlock
#42
Sherlock
17 years ago
według mnie nic rewelacyjnego, byłem zawiedziony, nie polecam
magdalena
#41
magdalena
17 years ago
mam konkurs z mitów i coś musze napisać o porteonoie a tu nie to co trzeba ale ogólnie spox
kiemon
#40
kiemon
17 years ago
zero o boskiej proporcji i złotym podziale!!!
michalek
#39
michalek
17 years ago
To ma byc RZYM
ZIMA
#38
ZIMA
17 years ago
SUper zrobiłem dzięki tej stronie prace na 6-
deska
#37
deska
18 years ago
zajebista strona.wiele się dowiedziałem
deska
#36
deska
18 years ago
fajna strona
paulinka
#35
paulinka
18 years ago
Grecja!ach..!Ateny!ach..Byłam 3razy i jeżeli ktoś nie wie gdzie wybrać się na wakacje polecam!!!Wspaniałe miejsca i przyjażni ludzie!!
34
#34
34
18 years ago
ta strona jest super!!!!!!
Wojtek
#33
Wojtek
18 years ago
czemu nie ma tu o metodzie chryzelefantyny i o tym ze Fidias przez posąg Ateny Partenos popełnił samobójstwo?? ale ogłnie stronka spoko :)
gre
#32
gre
18 years ago
rgtrea
klik
#31
klik
18 years ago
klik
Nied
#30
Nied
18 years ago
dobra stronka
smerf
#29
smerf
18 years ago
ja tu potrzebuje konkretow a tu takie piepszenie niby cos jest a w zasadzie nic niema konkretnego łeeeee
monia rrrrrrrrr
#28
monia rrrrrrrrr
18 years ago
Hej zaaje fajna stro nka mam sprawdzian z histy i wiele sie nau czyłam super yeah.. tak mi rób...tak tak.. właśnie moja koleżanka skończyła

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