The Greek Parthenon: Facts, History & Construction


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The Parthenon was a temple built to honor which ancient god?

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1. What nationality altered the Parthenon's architecture?

2. What King destroyed the 'Older Parthenon'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The ancient Athenians built the Parthenon to honor Athena, the patron of their city, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the monument. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the history of the temple and the many cultures to use it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on your understanding of the following:

  • Alterations to the Parthenon's architecture
  • Destruction of the ''Older Parthenon''
  • The Elgin Marbles

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related world history lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Parthenon
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the various damage the structure suffered

Additional Learning

To learn more about history, review the accompanying lesson titled The Greek Parthenon: Facts, History & Construction. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the history of the Parthenon
  • Define pantheon and minaret
  • Understand the cultural significance of the Parthenon
  • Compare how different cultures used the Parthenon