Example sentences for: parthenon

How can you use “parthenon” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The Parthenon was dedicated to Athena and means Temple of the Virgin — Athena in her guise as protector of the city, goddess of wisdom and justice.

  • The Parthenon is one of the most recognizable buildings in the world.

  • Each room has something of note but look for the pediment of a lion tearing apart a bull, dating from the sixth century b.c. in room 1. Pediment depicting a triple-headed demon, and a kouros (male statue) named The Calf-bearer — a young man carrying a calf to ritual slaughter at the temple — are both displayed in room 2. Kritikos Boy and Blond-haired Boy — two sculptures carved in the “severe” style fashionable around 480 b.c. are displayed in room 6. Panels from the Ionic frieze that decorated the Parthenon are in room 8, and the original Caryatids can be found in room 9.

  • The center of the Parthenon was totally destroyed along with many columns and priceless carved friezes.

  • Sound and Light Show: The history of the Acropolis is brought to life through dancing lights and an informative narration, and the surrounding darkness really allows you to study the beauty of the Parthenon.


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