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Greece asks Return of Parthenon Marbles as part of Brexit deal

Greece is pushing that the return of the stolen Parthenon Marbles becomes part of the Brexit talks deal. MEP Stelios Kouloglou, from ruling SYRIZA, is demanding that negotiators bring up the issue as part of the discussions. Kouloglou has written twice to the European Commission to ask them to play a …

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The Guardian has a poll on return of Parthenon Marbles: “Are you with George Clooney?”

George Clooney’s recent statement supporting the return of the Parthenon marbles to Greece sparked a debate in Great Britain. The Guardian even started a public opinion survey with the title “Are you with him?” Is George Clooney correct? Should Britain return the Elgin marbles? While promoting his new film Monuments …

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Want the Parthenon Marbles Returned to Greece? Say it with a “Click”!

This is the initiative of Young Archaeologists’ Club (YAC) in Great Britain. You can visit their website and vote YES, the Parthenon Sculptures on display in the British Museum should return to Greece and exhibited at the New Acropolis Museum. Or Vote NO, keep them where they are. You can also participate …

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“Solidarity With Greece” Protest Inside the British Museum

Visitors at the British Musem were stunned to see silent marbles suddenly getting a voice. Among the several artifacts of the Elgin Marbles, a banner was saying “Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay. Solidarity with Greece”. Greek archaeologists and students as well members of “Coalition of Resistance” and “Greece Solidarity Campaign” had raised …

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Pericles: “I’m Greek and I Wanna Go Home” (video)

 “I am Greek and Wanna Go Home” is the title of a video that goes around the internet. With reference to the stolen marbles of Acropolis, music-composer and photographer Ares Kalogeropoulos created a visual appeal for the return of the priceless marbles currently in the British Museum in London. “You …

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The sweet-bitter Parthenon made of Chocolate

You always thought the Parthenon of Acropolis is made of stones and marbles? How wrong you have been! That was in ancient times, folks, when people had only natural materials available to build temples. Nowaday, people know better…   One of Italy’s most famous famous chocolatiers, Mirco Della Vecchia has re-erected the …

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