Beginning of the construction of the Parthenon

(26 words)

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.

Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are a member (student of staff) of a subscribing institution (see List), you should be able to access the LE on campus directly (without the need to log in), and off-campus either via the institutional log in we offer, or via your institution's remote access facilities, or by creating a personal user account with your institutional email address. If you are not a member of a subscribing institution, you will need to purchase a personal subscription. For more information on how to subscribe as an individual user, please see under Individual Subcriptions.