A so true quote from Things That Never Made It Into Print… “…that were (Marbles) sawed off by Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin, in the early 1800s while ambassador of the British Empire while Greece was under Ottoman occupation. So the British were actually allies — or partners — in this theft.“ Full article […]
Greek calls for the UK to return the Parthenon Marbles, nearly 200 years after they were removed from the Acropolis and shipped to London, have a new advocate leading the battle in the UK… Full article in comment below…
British Museum, make it right. Give Them Back! Just walking up the steps of Propylaea…you are in awe! The great entrance…passing through the massive columns of Propyleae… In early 1800s, Elgin the vandal…hacked and decapitated…the most renowned building in the world… The Temple of Goddess Athena! …She Wants Them Back! The Marble Sculptures belong to […]
British Museum, make it right. Give Them Back! Problems watching it? View it in YouTube (lower quality) Courtesy of Hellenic Electronic Center – Parthenon Marbles Awareness Campaign by Thanos Voudouris and Betty Hood (Give Them Back!) Just walking up the steps of Propylaea…you are in awe! The great entrance…passing through the massive columns of Propyleae… […]
“…On the approach to the Museum’s entrance, a huge oval balcony in plate glass gives way to a deep well exposing the ruins of ancient Athens at the foot of the Acropolis. Suddenly… ” By KitChapman, April 17, 2010 See full article and comments….