The Parthenon and Today’s Olympic Stadium

This weekend, the education study abroad group got to travel to Athens Greece! There were many highlights of the trip, but some of the best destinations we got to experience were the Parthenon, the first modern Olympic stadium, and the 2004 Olympic stadium! The Parthenon was built between 447 and 432 BCE and was built to honor the goddess Athena. The temple was built to protect the gold and ivory statue of Athena inside, but was later stolen. The Parthenon has since been reconstructed three times and the columns are made of marble and ivory. The Parthenon has dimensions of 8×17 columns...

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