– 400 C.E.
Ancient Cultures

The Parthenon


Iktinos and Kallikrates, The Parthenon, Athens, 447 – 432 B.C.E. Phidias directed the temple's sculptural program.

Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker

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The Parthenon
Athens, 447-32 B.C.E.

Check this out as well

This monument at the New Acropolis Museum, Athens (excellent resource)

Ancient Architecture from Columbia University (including panoramas of the Acropolis and interactive plans)

PBS/NOVA Interview with art historian Jeffrey Hurwit

Sculptures from the Parthenon at the British Museum (includes video: Playwright, author and British Museum trustee, Bonnie Greer celebrates the enduring beauty and humanity of the Parthenon Sculptures)

Architecture in Ancient Greece (Metropolitan Museum of Art's Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History)

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