Example sentences for: parthenon

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

  • In September 1687 Venetian forces threatened Athens and one of their mortars hit the Parthenon, igniting the powder inside.

  • Nashville has its own failed attempt at a symbolic structure: None of you referred to the life-size model of the Parthenon located in Centennial Park (or to the life-size model of a Jew, so beloved by school children, in the city's Natural History Museum.

  • The Parthenon

  • 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.

  • 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.


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