Athens Acropolis

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 26 April 2012
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The Acropolis of Athens. Dominating the acropolis is the Parthenon, built between 447 and 432 BCE in the Age of Pericles, and dedicated to the city’s patron deity Athena.

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2012, April 26). Athens Acropolis. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/430/athens-acropolis/

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Athens Acropolis." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 26, 2012. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/430/athens-acropolis/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Athens Acropolis." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Apr 2012. Web. 31 Jul 2021.