The Parthenon

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In this work, Mary Beard tells the history and explains the significance of the Parthenon, the temple of the virgin goddess Athena, and of the great sculptures which adorned it, now dispersed and some lost forever.

Description

The ruined silhouette of the Parthenon on its hill above Athens is one of the world’s most famous images. Its ‘looted’ Elgin Marbles are a global cause celebre. But what actually are they? In a revised and updated edition, Mary Beard, award winning writer, reviewer and leading Cambridge classicist, tells the history and explains the significance of the Parthenon, the temple of the virgin goddess Athena, the divine patroness of ancient Athens.

Additional information

Weight0.204 kg
Dimensions19.8 × 12.9 × 1.4 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

229

Language

English

Edition

New edition

Dewey

726.120809385 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K