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    The Parthenon

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    their power. It took the Greeks almost 15 years from start to finish to build this temple. The temple outlasted the Greeks by nearly 2000 years and has filled the many roles required by the people who have occupied it. It’s architecture is unmatched by any other building in the world. The origin of the word Parthenon is from the Greek word παρθενών, which means the “unmarried woman’s apartments” in a house. This name and meaning started out to refer to only one particular room in the temple, which is debated to be either the western cella or the room in which the peplos was presented to Athena…

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    Parthenon Research Paper

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    It wasn’t known whether the building was entirely completed or the status when it was destroyed. It was then dedicated to Athena. In its original design as the temple of Athena Parthenos, the temple held a ratio of 9:4, which controlled the proportions, the spacing, and the height of the various features that make up the Parthenon. The picture is a drawing of the original layout (2). As you can see in the layout columns surrounded the temple in a traditional Doric manner (8x17). The larger…

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    male Greek citizens could participate in these events, where they competed to win. In 480 B.C., before the Persians attacked, a temple to Athena was being built, and this was called the Older Parthenon. It was destroyed in 450 B.C. but when Pericles took over as leader, he rebuilt the Parthenon which still stands today. It is also suggested that there was another Parthenon before the Older Parthenon. The purpose of the Parthenon was to keep a statue of Athena. The Parthenon was a new…

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    One of the largest differences of the two structures is the large dome of the Pantheon while the Parthenon is rectangular in shape. Today this buildings are also used for different purposes with the Pantheon now being a Roman Cathloic church and the Parthenon serving as a museum (Diffen.com, n.d.). It’s clear that the Romans borrowed much from the Greek architecture in constructing the Pantheon. It’s also notable that they used their advanced understanding and many years of practice…

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    The materials used for Etruscan temples was mud brick and wood while Greek temples used marble because marble was limited to the Etruscans indicating the Romans had the architectural improvement on their buildings.The decoration that Etruscans used for their temples was terracotta which help the cella and roof to prevent environmental disasters from harming their architecture. According to Penelope J.E Davies’s Janson’s History of Art, “The terracotta tile roof hung well over the walls in wide…

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    olive tree. The glory was prized to Athena, which was determined by the practicality of her gift. Athena 's birth is depicted on the eastern pediment in which she emerges as an adult fully armed from the head of Zeus. Although the pediments have suffered greatly through time, the quality of the carvings is apparent through the defined musculature of the men and the flowing garments of the females. The carvings were designed to sit high atop the pediments, but each of the pediments were carved…

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    The Parthenon in Athens and the Pantheon in Rome: Comparison Introduction History shows that the Parthenon was built on a raised platform, and consisted, basically, of a cella (enclosed room) surrounded by a peristyle of free-standing columns. The entire building, including the roof tiles, was constructed of white pentelic marble. Large areas, such as the columns, were left white, but most of the details, such as the sculptures, were brightly painted (Hopper 122). The temple had seventeen…

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    It also incorporated the Etruscan system, by creating the beforementioned steps as well as a rectangular main room inside of the building known as the cella. This system, amongst other additions to Roman architectural forms, ensured that their buildings were sturdy and were capable of withstanding the test of time, like this temple which is still standing in Forum Boarium, Rome, despite the fact that it was build in the late 2nd century BCE. Considering the multitude of Roman expansion and the…

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    Great bronze doors lead into the cella to a magnificent rotunda which is formed by the eight intersecting arches (a technique perfected by the Romans). The designers of The Pantheon, like their Greek predecessors, paid strict attention to detail, including the appreciation of mathematics which was expressed in the dimension and scale of the building. Illumination for the interior of The Pantheon is provided by the occulus in the roof, which is never closed and allows rainwater to enter the…

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    (D) Even if this Court finds that the initial search and seizure is illegal under the Fourth Amendment, Evidence of the Suicide Note is still Admissible through the Attenuation Doctrine, as an Exception to the Exclusionary Rule The “fruit of the poisonous tree doctrine” is an exclusionary rule designed to deter police misconduct that prohibits the introduction of evidence that is causally connected to an unlawful search. (People v. Navarro (App. 2 Dist. 2006) 41 Cal.Rptr.3d 164.) The defendant…

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