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Gyro Thursday: Parthenon Foods
Parthenon has a deli counter with sandwiches to go. The gyro, which comes a la carte, is a mere $4.99. Sides are available from the deli case. We left Parthenon with our gyros, along with a couple ...
The sculpture decorating the Parthenon rivaled its architecture in careful harmony. The metopes over the outer colonnade were carved in high relief and represented mythical battles that alluded to the ...
Following the Bible: Harding students step back in time in Greece
Atop the Acropolis, early on a Sunday, visitors beheld the Parthenon and the marvels of antiquity, but their ears heard bells, arising from the churches beneath them, throughout the morning.