This book is about the Parthenon in Athens, Greece. It is written in layman's terms so that everyone can easily understanding the contents. The book begins with the building and planning stages of this magnificent structure and introduces the reader to the architectural terms as well as the types of columns first used by the Greeks. Readers will learn why this fine structure was built and why it is one of man's greatest architectural achievements. Reference is also made to the Parthenon in Nashville, Tennessee, so that readers can determine similarities. The authors have made every effort to prompt the reader to be more appreciative. It also includes information on the Greek legacy, why they were successful, discusses Greek revival architecture in America, and includes an index.
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