The Parthenon

The Parthenon

An introduction to the History of the Parthenon: How the Parthenon came to be built, how the Greeks worshipped their Gods and Goddesses and the history of Parthenon from the 5th century BC until the present day.

  • For ages: 12-17
  • Format: Paperback | 48 pages
  • Dimensions: 205 x 214 x 4mm | 120g
  • Publication date: 01 Sep 1981
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication City/Country: Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations note: illustrations, map, plans
  • ISBN10: 0521226295
  • ISBN13: 9780521226295
  • Bestsellers rank: 431,538

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