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The Parthenon, Revised Edition

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$19.50 • £15.95 • €17.50

ISBN 9780674055636

Publication Date: 06/30/2010

Academic Trade

240 pages

30 halftones, 7 line illustrations, 1 map

Wonders of the World

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  • 1. Why the Parthenon Might Make You Cry
  • 2. ‘The Temple They Call the Parthenon’
  • 3. ‘The Finest Mosque in the World’
  • 4. From Ruin to Reconstruction
  • 5. ‘The Golden Age of Athens’?
  • 6. Meanwhile, Back in London…
  • 7. Acropolis Now
  • Making a Visit?
  • Further Reading
  • List of Illustrations
  • List of Figures
  • Greek Names
  • Acknowledgements
  • Index

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