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The Parthenon in Athens is the most famous surviving building of Ancient Greece and one of the most famous buildings in the world.   The Parthenon has stood atop the Acropolis of Athens for nearly 2,500 years and was built to give thanks to Athena, the city's patron goddess, for the salvation of Athens and Greece in the Persian Wars.   Construction began in 447 BC and the building was substantially completed by 438 BC, but work on the decorations continued until at least 433 BC

The Parthenon in Athens is the most famous surviving building of Ancient Greece and one of the most famous buildings in the world. The Parthenon has stood atop the Acropolis of Athens for nearly 2,500 years and was built to give thanks to Athena, the city's patron goddess, for the salvation of Athens and Greece in the Persian Wars. Construction began in 447 BC and the building was substantially completed by 438 BC, but work on the decorations continued until at least 433 BC

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