Acropolis, Athens Greece

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Mark Cartwright
by Nick G. Gizelis
published on 05 October 2018
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The Acropolis of Athens was planned, and construction begun, under the guidance of the great general and statesman Pericles of Athens. Over two years of detailed planning went into the specifications and contracting the labour for the Parthenon alone, and the first stone was laid on 28 July 447 BCE

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