Tag: Parthenon

Washington Post on Parthenon sculptures: “Give Iris her body back, Britain”
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Washington Post on Parthenon sculptures: “Give Iris her body back, Britain”

Panos - Feb 24, 2020

In an article entitled “Give Iris her body back, Britain”, the Washington Post says it is time for the British Museum to consider handing back the Parthenon…

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The Parthenon Has Had the Wrong Name for Centuries, New Theory Claims

Panos - Dec 19, 2019

An intriguing claim was recently published in the American Journal of Archaeology and the Dutch version of the National Geographic magazine in regard to Greece’s iconic temple…

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Restoring the Parthenon: Impressive scenes from the Symbol of Western Civilization

Panos - Nov 19, 2018

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. It dates decades…

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10 Most Famous Greek Temples: Parthenon

makis - May 30, 2018

The Parthenon on top of the Acropolis is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Greece and a visit to Athens is not complete without visiting…

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Metal crane from Parthenon to be replaced by lighter one

Panos - Oct 13, 2017

The stiff leg derrick crane that was put on the Parthenon of the Acropolis in 1984 for restoration works, is to be replaced by a lighter one.…

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Forget the Parthenon: how austerity is laying waste to Athens’ modern heritage

Panos - Sep 12, 2017

Not that long ago I received a questionnaire through my door. How had the 1930s Bauhaus building in which I live survived the rigours of time? Who…

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European Exhibition Features Parthenon Replica Built From Banned Books

Panos - Jun 14, 2017

Kassel, Germany is now home to a Greek temple-inspired artwork that pays homage to free speech instead of the gods: As The Local Germany reports, the installation…

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British MPs to unveil bill seeking return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

makis - Jul 11, 2016

A bill prepared by a group of cross-party MPs in the UK will seek to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece 200 years after they were removed…