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Observer: Return the Parthenon Marbles

Greece found another ally on its rally to bring the Parthenon Marbles back home, in the face of Guardian correspondent in Greece, Turkey and Cyprus, Helena Smith. In an impassioned article on Sunday's Observer, entitled "As a Briton, I hang my...

Scotland Independence: “The Curse of Minerva” to Britain Gets Fascinatingly Relevant in Lord Byron’s Poem

You may wonder what is the connection between the referendum for Scotland's Independent with Lord Elgin and Lord Byron, but the answer lies in the verses of an old poem that reveals a "Curse" which "will break Britain." With 309 verses,...

Parthenon Marbles Removed for Exhibition Purposes

An exhibition on ancient Greece will take place at the new Sainsbury Exhibitions Gallery section of the British Museum in London next spring. According to an article by Anita Singh in the British newspaper The Telegraph, “The Elgin Marbles are...

‘The Elgin Marbles Don’t Belong to Us,’ Says British Writer

“For years I have argued against holidays and giving back the Elgin Marbles. I was wrong about both,” said the British award-winning writer and journalist Howard Jacobson in an article about his first travel experience to Greece published in...

Greek Antiquities Found On Mentor Shipwreck

The underwater shipwreck excavation of the wreck of the ship Mentor, that sank off the island of Kythera in 1802 while carrying goods plundered from the Parthenon by British diplomat Lord Elgin has proved to be a treasure trove...

"If Elgin was in …" Rome, London, New York, Paris, etc. …

ATHENS - After launching the international "I AM GREEK AND I WANNA GO HOME" independent movement for the repatriation of the stolen Greek sculptures and art, photographer and musician Ares Kalogeropoulos strikes again as an art editor of Alexis...

'I Am Greek and I Want to Go Home' Movement for the Repatriation of Looted Greek Antiquities

“You can steal a statue. But you can NOT steal my origin. I AM GREEK Citizens of the World, I am being kept hostage HELP ME RETURN HOME, to Greece. I was made to be ridden by Heroes, I was made to run...

Motion to return the Elgin Marbles wins majority in a debate

In a debate hosted by Intelligence Squared in London, the motion made by actor Stephen Fry to return the Elgin Marbles to Athens won by a vote of 384 to 125. Intelligence Squared is a London-based forum which organizes...