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The Parthenon Marbles “Belong in Greece”, The Guardian Says

The return of the Parthenon Marbles from the British Museum to Greece is a recurring subject in the past few years

Parthenon Covered in Snow as Rare Cold Front Hits Greece

The heavy snow which has been falling throughout Greece has now blanketed the Parthenon, the very symbol of Greece, in white. The stunning ancient temple was even more striking than usual on Monday, after heavy snowfall added its magic to...

Sex Scenes Shot at the Acropolis Cause Stir in Greece

A video of lurid sex scenes shot at the Acropolis in the midst of visitors has caused furore in Greece with authorities investigating the incident

Italy Returns Parthenon Marbles Fragment to Greece in Nudge to UK

Italy is returning a fragment of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece, authorities in Greece and Italy said on Wednesday in a move that adds new pressure on the British Museum to send its own pieces of the works back...

Greek Artist Performs Under the Acropolis for Grammy Series

Greek singer George Perris performed his song "No Armor" under the beauty of the Acropolis as part of the Grammys' new "Global Spin" series. The video of the performance, which was released on Tuesday, highlights not only the beauty of...

UN Adopts Greek Proposal for the Return of Stolen Cultural Property

The General Assembly of the United Nations unanimously adopted Greece's resolution on the return of cultural property to its rightful owners in a plenary session on Monday. The resolution that was proposed by Greece, was titled “Return or restitution of...

Majestic Acropolis Lighting Wins International Award

Eleftheria Deko, the designer behind the new lighting of Acropolis won the LIT Lighting Design of the Year Award for 2021. The new lighting of one of the most recognizable landmarks in the world was unveiled in September 2020 during...

Parthenon Marbles Off Limits to British Museum Visitors

For those keeping track of the British Museum's treatment of the Parthenon Marbles, the statues and friezes taken by Lord Elgin from atop the Acropolis in 1801, the news is not good. The gallery where they were displayed has now...

Activists Opposing Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Arrested on Acropolis

Greek police detained on Sunday two activists who attempted to hang a banner against Beijing's 2022 Winter Olympics from the scaffolding on the Acropolis. The women, 18-year-old Tibetan student Tsela Zoksang and 22-year-old exiled Hong Kong activist Joey Siu, both...

John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and his Admiration for Greece

The life of John D. Rockefeller Jr. reads like a long, fascinating novel, with a chapter dedicated to his love for ancient Greece. He was the heir of the first billionaire in history, John D. Rockefeller, the richest man in...