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The Parthenon, Revised Edition
by Mary Beard
Harvard University Press, 2010
eISBN: 978-0-674-05617-6 | Paper: 978-0-674-05563-6
Library of Congress Classification DF287.P3B43 2010
Dewey Decimal Classification 938.5

ABOUT THIS BOOK
ABOUT THIS BOOK
This book conducts readers through the storied past and towering presence of the most famous building in the world. Who built the Parthenon, and for what purpose? How are we to understand its sculpture? Why is it such a compelling monument? The classicist and historian Mary Beard offers readers the ultimate tour of the marvelous history and present state of this glory of the Acropolis, and of the world.

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