Similarities of Parthenon and Pantheon? | Yahoo Answers
Etoile Filante ~: Parthenons and Pantheons
If I showed you pictures of the Parthenon and Pantheon, would you get them confused? Well, I sure did at first, but then realized a lot of people do because they look almost alike. Well I am going to tell you today that they are two completely different, yet monumental pieces of architecture. To start off I want to look at the Parthenon and then finish with the Pantheon. So let's begin!
Anyone else get the words Parthenon and Pantheon mixed up
The Pantheon and the Parthenon also differ in many ways. The Parthenon was built by the Greeks in Athens, much earlier than when the Pantheon was built by the Romans. The Parthenon is rectangular shaped and the Pantheon is a perfect sphere. In addition, the columns of the Pantheon are all one piece and made of granite, while the Doric columns of the Parthenon are made of marble. Another thing that is a significant feature of the Pantheon that is not present on the Parthenon is an open circle on the top. The open circle on the top of the dome of the Pantheon allows light to shine into the structure. The Parthenon and the Pantheon differ in several ways.