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The Parthenon
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Posted: Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 05:33 AM UTC
Jim gives us a peek at this new tool historical architecture kit from Italeri, The Parthenon of Athens circa 348 B.C.

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Posted: Friday, February 12, 2016 - 07:39 AM UTC
Interesting kit.

The Parthenon was turned into a Christian church to the Virgin Mary ~700AD by the Byzintine Empire, then to a mosque in ~1460 by the Ottomans, and was "blown up" when the Ottoman ammunition dump exploded on 26 September 1687 after a Venetian bombardment.


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Posted: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 01:12 AM UTC
Incredible. This is the problem with the disappearance of actual hobby shops- you can easily miss these gems since you're not browsing between isles of stuff. Thank you for showing me this model; I think I'll get one.