""I can't unclench my hands.” ― “Because, Seaweed Brain, it’s the first time we really talked, you and me. He looked even better than he had six months ago—tanner and taller, leaner and more muscular. She felt that if she got any closer to him, all the molecules in her body might combust. His dark hair was swept to one side, like he’d just come from a walk on the beach.
It is said that the statue was deprived of wings so it could never leave the city of Athens.In 1998 the temple began a new cycle of reconstruction.The frieze was removed and placed in the Acropolis museum, and the temple dismantled completely once again to replace the corroded concrete floor and the iron beams that were present as the result of previous reconstructions.Much later in its history in 1687, during Ottoman occupation the temple of Athena Nike was dismantled when the “Venetians” besieged the Turks at the Acropolis.The Turks used the stones from the temple to build a bastion next to the Propylaia.
As was customary in Attica (but not in Ionia) the temple was decorated with a continuous frieze.