Parthenon

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Author  Panayotis Tournikio
Publisher  Harry N. Abrams
Publication Date   April 30, 1996
ISBN  0810963140
Pages  368

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This volume brings together 11 original essays by scholars and writers each offering a different perspective on this cultural monument. Detailed descriptions of the sculpture and architecture are included, as well as discussions of the place of the Parthenon in the history and theory of modern architecture, depictions of the Parthenon in art through the ages, the Parthenon as appreciated by contemporary Greek society and the Parthenon in the consciousness of modern Greek poets and thinkers.

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