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Arguments of The Parthenon Enigma

In my last post I sketched out the basic argument of Joan Breton Connelly’s book The Parthenon Enigma.  Using the famous frieze as a focal point, Connelly interprets the Parthenon as temple, as a site of religious experience, and not—as … Continue reading

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A Religious Experience of the Parthenon

When H and I first traveled abroad together, thirty years ago, our chosen destination was Greece.  Out of all that the world had to offer, what I wanted to see most was the Athenian Acropolis, with its Parthenon and Erectheion. … Continue reading

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