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The Parthenon enigma

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A revisionist portrait of the influential structure challenges basic understandings of the civilization identified with it, explaining how the author's recreation of the ancient building from its natural environment to its pediment uncover a monument glorifying human sacrifice set in a world of cult rituals considerably different from current beliefs.
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subject_facetAthens (Greece) -- Buildings, structures, etc
Parthenon (Athens, Greece)
Symbolism in architecture -- Greece -- Athens
title_displayThe Parthenon enigma
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title_shortThe Parthenon enigma
topic_facetArchitecture
Art
Buildings, structures, etc
History
Nonfiction
Symbolism in architecture