TIL The Parthenon in Athens was largely intact for over 2000 years. The heavily damaged ruins we see today are not due to natural forces or the passage of time but rather a massive explosion in 1687. by whatilearned July 31, 2022, 2:37 am Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parthenon#Destruction What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote AthensdamageddueexplosionforcesheavilyintactlargelymassivenaturalParthenonpassageruinsTILtimetodayToday I learnedyears See more Previous article What is something you’ve witnessed that has given you the worst case of second hand embarrassment? Next article Men of Reddit. What is instantly an red flag in women? 4 Comments Leave a Reply Accident? On purpose? C’mon, tell the whole story!!! 🙂 Log in to Reply Many ruins today were the result of WWII as well Log in to Reply It was used as an ammo dump (a place to store all of your gunpowder where enemy fire is unlikely to be able to hit it and cause it to all go off). Well, it was hit. Log in to Reply What explosions?? Curious Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.