Brill’s New Pauly

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A. Post-Antiquity Appropriation (CT)

The history of the 'pagan' ancient building ends in the 5th cent. AD. There followed its transformation into an (Orthodox) church, initially consecrated to Hagia Sophia, then to Maria Theotokos, the Mother of God [3. 46; 39. 456]. The outer colonnade was enclosed by mid-height walls in the course of structural alterations. Following the Frankish conque…

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Döhl, Hartmut G. (Göttingen RWG), “Parthenon”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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