Example sentences for: parthenon

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  • 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 resources of the treasury of the Delian League were used — among other things — to build the Parthenon and other monuments that still adorn the Acropolis today.

  • The second time, in 1687, a shell hit a munitions store in the Parthenon — badly damaging the 2,000-year-old structure.

  • Walking back to the center of the plateau you’ll pass scant remains of the Sanctuary of Artemis Brauronia founded in the fourth century b.c., but your eyes will be drawn to the immense structure of the Parthenon, which dominates today’s Acropolis site.

  • . The Opry succeeds where the Arch and Parthenon fail because it is not merely a tourist attraction but a vibrant part of the city's life, with a genuine, if regrettable, purpose-as a performance space for country music-while these latter two are self-conscious attempts to construct a symbol.

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