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BBC RADIO 4 – The Rosetta Stone

BBC RADIO 4 - The Rosetta Stone

A word of advice to our Northern Neighbour’s please listen what the BBC RADIO 4 says about the ethnicity of the Macedonians and Alexander the Great.   Rosetta Stone (erected in 196 BC) found at al-Rashid, Egypt. Every day I walk through the Egyptian sculpture gallery at the British Museum, and every day there are tour guides, speaking every imaginable […]

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Afghanistan: the Greek legacy of Alexander the Great

From the britishmuseum Find out about the lasting legacy of Alexander the Great in Afghanistan today. The exhibition Afghanistan: Crossroads of the Ancient World is at the British Museum until 3 July 2011.

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PARTHENON MARBLES

PARTHENON MARBLES

The Hon. Virginia JUDGE, BEd MP Private Members Statements, PRIV Ms VIRGINIA JUDGE (Strathfield—Minister for Fair Trading, Minister for the Arts) [5.37 p.m.]: Today I highlight an issue raised by a large number of constituents of Greek descent in my electorate of Strathfield. It concerns […]

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Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg in favour of returning the Elgin Marbles back in Greece

Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg in favour of returning the Elgin Marbles back in Greece

The leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg, who is seen as a “Europhile” is one of the strong supporters of returning the Elgin Marbles back in Greece, as UK Express writes. The newspapers adds “As an MEP, the Lib Dem leader berated the British Museum for guarding the statues, saying it was like displaying Big Ben’s clock in the […]

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Reunite Them! “BRING THEM BACK!”

Reunite Them! “BRING THEM BACK!” Thousands of pieces of Greek antiquities are hosted in the British Museum. Our campaign does not ask for the return of those. We ask for the return of the Parthenon Marbles in Greece and the Reunification of the Monument. We, the users of the Internet obtain power and we are able to mobilize the […]

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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 (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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Makedonika I: The Ancient Macedonian Testimonies (Archaeological Sources)

Makedonika I: The Ancient Macedonian Testimonies (Archaeological Sources)

In this article, we intend to examine the ancient evidence on the way the Ancient Macedonians were defining themselves in reference to their own identity. Concerning their own beliefs about themselves we shall review the available evidence coming from the ancient sources, both Literary and Archaeological. B. The Archaeological Evidence. [1] Pella Katadesmos The Pella curse tablet is a curse or magic spell (Greek: κατάδεσμος, katadesmos) inscribed on […]

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British Museum – Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

British Museum - Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

British Museum - Dictionary of Ancient Egypt Of course ancient Macedonians were Greeks. And a death blow to current Skopjan propaganda. Rosetta stone carries three scripts. Hieroglyphic, Demotic and Greek. Demotic - script of Ancient Egyptians or simply “native Egyptian”.

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