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Posted by  Clive Ross on August 01, 2003 at 10:05:36:


Good day to all:

I have been studying the Parthenon structure in Athens, Greece. The main purpose is an attempt to uncover the many ratios in measure that the building was apparently designed to express.
There is one important issue I have yet to resolve...the "accurate" measure of azimuth with reference to true north.
Unfortunately there are many drawings showing several variations of alignment with north (0.0 to 22 degrees west of north).
I am hoping that some individual in this discussion group will have the correct angular measure.
If possible, could you post the answer on this message board or e-mail to the following address amitron2001@yahoo.com ?
Also I will need your name/url/company for my article references if you would like credit for assisting.
Thanking you in advance for any information provided.

Clive Ross
Toronto, Canada.
Life is not short....it is eternal.
It is we who have the short pleasure passing through it !!

 
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