Temple of Athena Nike (Athens, Greece)

CG0013.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

Temple of Athena Nike (Athens, Greece)

Subject

Temple of Athena Nike (Athens, Greece)
Acropolis (Athens, Greece)
Temples, Greek--Greece
Ancient Greek religion
Athens (Greece)
Attikē (Greece)
Greece--History--Athenian supremacy, 479-431 B.C.
Age of Pericles
Pericles, 495-429 B.C.

Description

This photograph depicts the reconstruction of the Temple of Athena Nike. Built between 449 BCE and 420 BCE, this small temple honored the dual goddesses Athena and Nike (Victory), and commemorated the Athenians' victory over the Persians in 479 BCE. The temple is located on the southern porch of the Propylaea, and was part of the rebuilding program enacted by Pericles.

Creator

Proctor, Christopher

Date

08-June-2007

Rights

Noncommercial Reuse: The author of this work gives permission for this digital image to be reused
without modification for research and educative endeavors. Please cite the digital resource according to the convention provided by Omeka.

Format

image/jpg
418 KB
1280 x 960 pixels
72 PPI

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Identifier

CG0013

Coverage

Attikē (Greece)
Greece--History--Athenian supremacy, 479-431 B.C.

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