Tag: Ancient Greeks

Museum / Events - 9 months ago

An introduction to the Parthenon and its sculptures

A building from Athens’ golden age The Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens was built between 447 and 438 BC as a temple dedicated to the goddess Athena Parthenos. The word parthénos (παρθένος) meant ‘maiden, girl’ or ‘virgin, unmarried woman’. A r...