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WAS THE REMOVAL OF THE MARBLES ILLEGAL?

WAS THE REMOVAL OF THE MARBLES ILLEGAL?

By Professor Vassilis Demetriades, University of Crete (This document was included as Appendix A to the submission of the British Committee for the Restitution of the Parthenon Marbles to the House of Commons Select Committee). One of the most debated issues regarding the removal of the Acropolis sculptures by Lord Elgin and their transfer to England in 1800-01 is the […]

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Helsinki event for return of Parthenon Marbles

Helsinki event for return of Parthenon Marbles

Helsinki event for return of Parthenon Marbles                       HELSINKI (ANA-MPA) — President of the Republic Karolos Papoulias, on a state visit to Finland, expressed hope that the Parthenon Marbles, which are currently in the British Museum, will soon be placed “in the spot awaiting them”, a reference to the New Acropolis […]

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