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Greek President Pavlopoulos: British Museum’s Refusal to Return Parthenon Sculptures ‘Offensive to British Culture...

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Friday delivered a clear message on the immediate return of the Parthenon sculptures from the British...

British Museum Torpedoes Greek Request for Loan of Parthenon Sculptures

The British Museum rejected on Monday the Greek PM's proposal to loan the Parthenon Sculptures for the 2021 bicentennial celebrations, saying that Athens must...

We Decide About the Parthenon Sculptures, Not the UK Government, Says British Museum

The British Museum made a statement on Monday regarding the issue of the Parthenon sculptures and their potential transfer, as a loan, to Greece...

The Frenchman Who Vied with Lord Elgin for the Parthenon Sculptures

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis made a surprise request to French President  Emmanuel Macron during his visit to Paris on August 22: He asked...

Greek PM Asks French President for Loan of Parthenon Marbles from Louvre (video)

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday requested that French President Emmanuel Macron loan the Parthenon sculptures at the Louvre Museum to Greece for...

New Evidence Debunks British Museum’s Stance on Parthenon Marbles

On June 20, 2009 the New Acropolis Museum opened its doors to the public. It was strongly implied and believed at the time that the...

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...

British Museum Director: “Greece Not Legal Owner of Parthenon Marbles”

It has been over 200 years since Greece was robbed of its famous marble Parthenon sculptures, known around the world as the so-called “Elgin...

New Findings from 1802 Shipwreck Which Carried Acropolis Antiquities

New findings came to light following research conducted on the remains of the British ship "Mentor," that sunk off of Kythera island in 1802...

Brexit Makes Return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece More Compelling: The Guardian

An opinion article in The Guardian argues in favor of the return of the Parthenon sculptures now that Britain is detaching itself from the...

1801: When Lord Elgin Removed the First Sculptures from Parthenon to Take to England

It was late July, early August 1801 when Thomas Bruce, the 7th Earl of Elgin, ambassador of England in Constantinople, took down sculptures from...

Twelve Countries Back Greece over Return of Parthenon Sculptures

A UNESCO committee has called for talks between Britain and Greece over the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens, with no less than 12 nations...

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