Sentence Examples


  • The name was subsequently applied to the cella, or eastern chamber, of the Parthenon, which is exactly ioo ft.
  • It is important to observe that in resting the fame of Pheidias upon the sculptures of the Parthenon we proceed with little evidence.
  • After 445 Athens was hardly in a position to summon such a congress, and would not have sent to envoys out of 20 to northern and central Greece, where she had just lost all her influence; nor is it likely that the building of the Parthenon (begun not later than 447) was entered on before the congress.
  • It is therefore probable that most if not all of the sculptural decoration of the Parthenon was the work of pupils of Pheidias, such as Alcamenes and Agoracritus, rather than his own.
  • To him are ascribed also the original Parthenon on the Acropolis, afterwards burned by the Persians, and replaced by the Parthenon of Pericles.