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The Parthenon

Narrated by: Joan Walker
Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
Categories: History, Ancient
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The ruined silhouette of the Parthenon on its hill above Athens is one of the world's most famous images. Its 'looted' Elgin Marbles are a global cause celebre. But what actually are they? 

In a revised and updated edition, Mary Beard, award-winning writer, reviewer and leading Cambridge classicist, tells the history and explains the significance of the Parthenon, the temple of the virgin goddess Athena, the divine patroness of ancient Athens.

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©2002 Mary Beard (P)2019 Hachette Audio UK

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Really interesting read

finished it in one sitting! really great way of telling the history story of this iconic building