The Parthenon (Ancient Greek: Παρθενœéν) is a temple in the Athenian Acropolis, Greece, dedicated to of the Greek goddess Athena, whom the people of Athens considered their protector. Its construction began in 447 BC and was completed in 438 BC.

(View from dinner at the Hotel Bretagne)

Nine years.  They built it in nine years nearly 2,500 years ago?  Senator Harry Reid, if the cradle of democracy could do this in nine years, our Senate can pass S. 510 now.