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February 2008

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The Parthenon, said the 19th-century French engineer Auguste Choisy, represents "the supreme effort of genius in pursuit of beauty."

Unlocking Mysteries of the Parthenon

Restoration of the 2,500-year-old temple is yielding new insights into the engineering feats of the golden age's master builders

Acropolis Museum in Athens

Acropolis Now

A modern museum of ancient Greece rises near the Parthenon

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Monumental Mission

Looting Iraq

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The Tonan Maru No. 2 whaling factory ship
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Being Funny

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Portraits of Resistance

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Heaven Scent

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Departments

Indelible Images

Gaga Over a Gargoyle

Interview

Amy Chua

From the Editor

Bound and Determined

Letters to the Editor

Letters

Wild Things

Wild Things

Points of Interest

Points of Interest

This Month in History

February Anniversaries

Around the Mall

Aerosol Art

From the Castle

From the Castle

Around the Mall

Jukebox

The Object at Hand

Breuer Chair, 1926

Q&A

Garth Brooks

Around the Mall

Making History

What's Up

What's Up - February 2008

The Last Page

Infinite Jest