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Parthenon

When the Parthenon was Converted to a Christian Church

The brightest symbol of Western Civilization, the Parthenon, was converted to a Christian church for almost a millennium, from 500 AD to 1450

Ten of the Acropolis Museum’s Most Beautiful Exhibits

The Acropolis Museum located only 330 meters (1,000 feet) from the famed hill of the same name hosts some of the world's most important antiquities

The Secrets of the Ancient Neighborhood Beneath the Acropolis

The ancient neighborhood beneath the Acropolis Musum reveals life in ancient Athens long before the Parthenon and the sculptures on the Acropolis

Fagan Fragment Permanently Restored On Parthenon’s Frieze

The Fagan fragment became the first repatriated fragment of the Parthenon sculptures to be restored on the Parthenon frieze.

How the Parthenon Was Built to Withstand Anything

The Parthenon is one of the most iconic structures in the history of Western civilization. It stands in splendor on Acropolis Hill in Athens as it has for 2,500 years. Experts believe that the ingenuity of the Parthenon's construction...

Acropolis on a Wheelchair: “Never Been So Happy to See Concrete!”

The decision by Greek authorities to place concrete in some pathways of the Acropolis in 2020 is still causing controversy among archaeologists and the general public. According to the Ministry of Culture, the cementing of certain areas was part of...

Four Ancient Greek Mysteries Which Spark Controversy To This Day

Ancient Greece is known across the globe for its vast contributions to the very foundations of our modern world. Western ideals, sometimes taken for granted, such as Democratic rule and that which is today recognized as basic human rights—freedom of...

The Private Detective Who Devoted His Life to Saving Greece’s Heritage

George Tsoukalis, the private detective who has devoted his life to saving and protecting Ancient Greece's cultural heritage, talks exclusively about his rare profession. Tsoukalis is the famous "hunter" of the illicit dealers of antiquities and has solved 65 of...

Ancient Greek Masterpieces Were Painted in Dazzling Colors

It is nearly impossible to imagine the sparkling white sculptures of ancient Greece painted in a variety of bright colors.

Entirety of Parthenon Frieze Featured on New Website

The entire Parthenon Frieze is now completely accessible thanks to a new website from the Acropolis Museum that shows the entire frieze, which ran along the outside of the Parthenon. The frieze was likely created by the great ancient Greek...