Parthenon meaning

pärthə-nŏn, -nən
The chief temple of the goddess Athena built on the acropolis at Athens between 447 and 432 bc and considered a supreme example of Doric architecture.
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The Doric temple of Athena built (5th cent. b.c.) on the Acropolis in Athens: sculpture is attributed to Phidias.
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Origin of parthenon

  • Latin Parthenōn from Greek from parthenos virgin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition