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NOVA | Secrets of the Parthenon | PBS

Duration: 53:12 (Full Program)
Program: NOVA #3503
Broadcast Date: Jan. 29, 2008

For 25 centuries, the Parthenon has been shot at, set on fire, rocked by earthquakes, looted for its sculptures, and disfigured by misguided restorations. Now, a team of architects and engineers is investigating the many mysteries of this icon of Western Civilization: How did the ancient Greeks design and build their masterpiece so quickly?

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Post Date: March 17, 2009