Beginning of the construction of the Parthenon

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Literary/ Cultural Context Note

The Parthenon was the great temple of Athena on the high part of the Athenian acropolis. Its construction was a result of Pericles' vast building programme.

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Citation:
Bouchard, Elsa. "Beginning of the construction of the Parthenon". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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