THE PARTHENON

MARY BEARD
240pp ILLUS 2010 LIST PRICE: £8.99 (P) G329

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In a revised and updated edition, Beard tells the history and explains the significance of the Parthenon, the temple of the virgin goddess Athena, the divine patroness of ancient Athens. She unravels the intricacies with the light and deft touch which characterises the whole work.
A wry, lively little book . . . a highly entertaining, provocative history. TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT
A classic in every sense of the world. JOHN JULIUS NORWICH