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Parthenon by Kevrekidis Parthenon by Kevrekidis
The Acropolis of Athens, Greece.
South view of the Parthenon.

The temple of Parthenon was dedicated to goddess Athena, protector of the Ancient city of Athens. Parthenon is one of the most famous buildings in the world. Its unique architecture inspired the architectural style of the western world. It was built in 438 BC during the Golden Era of Athens under Pericles administration by the architects Iktinos and Kalikrates. The Parthenon is regarded as an enduring symbol of Ancient Greece and of Athenian democracy and one of the world's greatest cultural monuments. This temple replaced an earlier temple in the same location, built before the Persian War and destroyed by the Persians in 480 BC. While much of the structure remains intact, the Parthenon has suffered considerable damage over the centuries.


[ FujiFilm FinePix HS10 ]

2011 Jordan Kevrekidis

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Marilyn958 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful shot!
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Kevrekidis Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you!!!
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Marilyn958 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
You're most welcome of course!
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bartmann74 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Remarkable! What a present you must have felt while you were there!
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Kevrekidis Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you! It's a wonderful feeling. Been there many times.
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B0FF0 Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2011
It's funny that I seek out old barns and shacks and you have the Parthenon.. I mean Old is Old, but HOW old? LOL
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Kevrekidis Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
:D
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executioner-ed Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
this is a lot nicer look than when i got to visit. there was too much scaffolding around it in the late 80's.
good picture of a grand piece of history!
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Kevrekidis Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you Ken!
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ravenyourei Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2011
This is beautiful
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