The Parthenon Frieze

The Parthenon Frieze

by Ian Jenkins
     
 

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The artistic genius of Athens in the fifth century B.C. reached its peak in the sculpted marble reliefs of the Parthenon frieze. Designed by Phidias and carved by a team of anonymous masons, the frieze adorned the temple of Athena on the Acropolis and represents a festival procession in honor of the Olympian gods.

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The artistic genius of Athens in the fifth century B.C. reached its peak in the sculpted marble reliefs of the Parthenon frieze. Designed by Phidias and carved by a team of anonymous masons, the frieze adorned the temple of Athena on the Acropolis and represents a festival procession in honor of the Olympian gods.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292740389
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
02/29/2000
Pages:
119
Product dimensions:
10.99(w) x 8.81(h) x 0.65(d)

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