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Acropolis Museum Debunks Claims Elgin Had Sultan’s Permission to Obtain Marbles

Dimitris Pantermalis, a professor and the curator of the Acropolis Museum, debunked on Monday claims that the Earl of Elgin had obtained permission from...

Greek Landmarks Switch Off Lights to Mark ”Earth Hour” 2019

The lights of the Acropolis Hill and the Parthenon, as well as of other Greek landmarks went out on Saturday night to mark ''Earth...

Last Supermoon of 2019 Dazzles Over Acropolis

A very rare coincidence occurred on Wednesday as the spring equinox, which signals the start of spring, coincided with the third, and last, supermoon...

Investigation Underway Into Height Complaints For Buildings Near Acropolis

The Central Archaeological Council of Greece (KAS) has decided to investigate complaints on whether construction plans for two hotels south of the Acropolis hill violate...

Acropolis Obscured: Greeks Angry at Construction Near the “Holy Rock”

Two new buildings under construction near the Acropolis have caused a public outrage because their height has already blocked some views of the ancient Greek...

British Actress Janet Suzman Says ”Parthenon Marbles Need Attica’s Sun”

Dame Janet Suzman, actress and chair of the British Committee for the reunification of the Parthenon marbles wrote an article on Saturday in Greece's...

The History of the Parthenon Marbles

2016 marked 200 years since Greece was robbed of its famous Parthenon Marbles, known around the world as the so-called “Elgin Marbles", the culture crime...

Man Jumps from Acropolis in Suspected Suicide

A man died on Friday after falling from the archaeological site of the Acropolis in Athens. The incident occurred at about 15:15 local time, when...

Greek Archaeological Sites’ Hours of Operation Changing

According to a decision made by the Greek Ministry of Culture, the majority of Greek archaeological sites, museums and exhibitions will change their hours...

Parthenon Marbles Returning to Greece? UN Supports Greek Resolution

Following the discussion of a draft resolution brought to the United Nation's General Assembly by Greece, the body adopted without a vote a resolution...

Restoring The Parthenon: Impressive Scenes From The Symbol of Western Civilization

The restoration of the Parthenon, the global symbol of Western Democracy and civilization as well as Greece's most famous monument is not something new....

Greek Museums and Archaeological Sites See Increase in Visitors, Revenue

Museums and archaeological sites in Greece have seen a large increase in the number of visitors and revenue during the first seven months of...

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