The Parthenon is a temple of the Greek goddess Athena built in the 5th century BC on the Acropolis of Athens. It is the most important surviving building of Classical Greece, generally considered to be the culmination of the development of the Doric order. The Parthenon is regarded as an enduring symbol of ancient Greece […]
The Erechtheum is an ancient Greek temple on the north side of the Acropolis of Athens in Greece. The temple as seen today was built between 421 BCE and 407 BCE. On the south side is the famous “porch of the maidens,” with six draped female figures (caryatids) as supporting columns. On the west side […]
The Acropolis of Athens is the best known acropolis in the world. Although there are many other acropleis in Greece, the significance of the Acropolis of Athens is such that it is commonly known as The Acropolis, without qualification.