Greece fell to the Turks in 1456. By that time, a crenelated tower had been
Built on the bastion of the Propylaia. The Parthenon was converted into a mosque next to which was built a delicate minaret.
The explosion of the powder magazine in the Parthenon in 1687
In 1687, Venetian artillery detonated a powder magazine housed inside the Parthenon.
The Acropolis after the explosion of the powder magazine
The Acropolis after the explosion in 1687. Note that the minaret survived the explosion.
House on the Acropolis
Houses on the Acropolis.