The Parthenon

Description

The ruined silhouette of the Parthenon on its hill above Athens is one of the world's most famous images. Its 'looted' Elgin Marbles are a global cause celebre. But what actually are they? In a revised and updated edition, Mary Beard, award winning writer, reviewer and leading Cambridge classicist, tells the history and explains the significance of the Parthenon, the temple of the virgin goddess Athena, the divine patroness of ancient Athens.

Details

Author(s)
Mary Beard
Format
Paperback | 240 pages
Dimensions
129 x 198 x 14mm | 204g
Publication date
20 May 2010
Publisher
Profile Books Ltd
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Edition statement
Main
Illustrations note
Illustrations, port.
ISBN10
1846683491
ISBN13
9781846683497
Bestsellers rank
82,031

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