Pentelicus


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Pentelicus

or

Pentelikon:

see PendelikónPendelikón
or Pentelicus
, mountain, c.3,670 ft (1,120 m) high, central Greece, NE of Athens. The white marble quarried there was used for many buildings of ancient Athens. Marble is still taken from the region.
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, Greece.
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This revitalized fascination with the radical alterity of the ancient world is a recurring characteristic of the modernist period, visible not only in Mansfield's stories but in such texts as Virginia Woolf's 'A Dialogue upon Mount Pentelicus' and D.H.
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Pentelicus in Attica, was used to construct the famous Parthenon of Greece.
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