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The Parthenon enigma /

"A revolutionary new understanding of the most famous and influential building in the world, a thesis that calls into question our basic understanding of the ancient civilization that we most identify with. For more than two millennia, the Parthenon has been revered as the symbol of Western... Full description

Main Author: Connelly, Joan Breton, 1954-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014
Contents: The Sacred Rock : myth and the power of place -- Before the Parthenon : Gods, Monsters, and the Cosmos -- Periklean Pomp : The Parthenon Moment and Its Passing -- The Ultimate Sacrifice : Founding Father, Mother, Daughters -- The Parthenon Frieze : The key to the temple -- Why the Parthenon : War, Death, and Remembrance in the Shaping of Sacred Space -- The Panathenaia : The Performance of Belonging and the Death of the Maiden -- The Well-scrubbed Legacy : The Sincerest of Flattery and the Limits of Acquired Identity.
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