The Parthenon

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The Parthenon

  1. 1. The Parthenon<br />Myungsu Lee<br />LVV4U<br />
  2. 2. About Parthenon<br />It is a temple of the Athena<br />It was built in the 5th century BC on the Athenian Acropolis<br />It is famous of building between Greece building <br />
  3. 3. About Parthenon<br />Sculptures in the temple appraise top of Greece Art<br />It is a symbol of ancient Greece, also democracy of Athens <br />The Parthenon has become tourist attractions with other buildings in acropolis<br />
  4. 4. History of Parthenon<br />It was built in 5th century BC worship to Athena Goddess<br />Many temple of Athena destroyed by Persian in 480 BC.<br />It changed to worship to Maria in 6th century<br />
  5. 5. Who / Why made?<br />Iktinos and Kallikratis were the architects. <br />Phidias was the sculptor of the Athena Pallada statue. <br />Pericles was the politician who ordered the construction of the Athens Acropolis and Parthenon is the dominant Temple of the construction. <br />The Acropolis was built over the ruins of previous monument destroyed during the Persian Greek wars. <br />
  6. 6. Made of<br />The temple made of Limestone.<br />Limestone is a sedimentary rock composed largely of the mineral calcite.<br />
  7. 7. What is Parthenos?<br />The Parthenos is placed on east side room in the temple<br />The name of Parthenon is derived from Athena Parthenos<br />The Parthenos is statue made by Phidias<br />The Parthenos means virgin of goddess<br />
  8. 8. Bibliography<br />ancient-greece.org/architecture/parthenon.html<br />en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parthenon<br />www.theoi.com/Ouranios/ApotheothenaParthenos.html<br />

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