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The Amazing Acropolis!

By Erin Kielty

erin kielty

on 9 October 2012

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Transcript of The Amazing Acropolis!

The Acropolis! The Amazing Acropolis! The Acropolis is situated it Greece. It is located in Athens in a place called Attica . It took 15 years to build, and It was finally completed in 438 BC. The term Acropolis means 'upper city'. The Acropolis in Athens is probably the most famous. The Parthenon! The Parthenon is located on the Acropolis, it was built for goddess Athena. It was built between 447 and 438 BC. Its colums were doric.
The Parthenon was desined from architects Ictinos and Callicrates. The Temple of Atha Nike is a temple dedicated to Athena Victorious(Nike). It is 27 feet
long and 23 feet tall. It colums are ionic.
There is a statue of Athena Nike inside. The temple of Nike was the frist ionic building to be built on the Acropolis. The temple was begun around 427 BC. The Temple of Nike The Propylaia! The Propylaia was built as a entrance to the Acropolis rock. Architect Mnesikles desingned the Proylaia, and it was constructed in 437-432 B.C. It as both doric and ionic colums. The Erechtheion! PICTURES The Erechtheion is located on the north side of the hill of the Acropolis. It was built between 421 and 405 BC. Its colums are the doric style. The Erecheion is divided into two sections, dedicated to Athena and Posiden-Erechtheus. By ERIN KIELTY! THE END
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