Monday, 30 January , 2023

Ancient Greece

Stephen Fry calls for return of Parthenon marbles to Athens

By Nadia Khomami Thu 5 Jan 2023 The removal of the Parthenon sculptures from Athens was akin to removing the Eiffel Tower from Paris or Stonehenge...

Secret deal for timely limited return of Parthenon Sculptures raises furore

January 5, 2023 A plethora of publications in major international media, mainly British, but also in Bloomberg, have reported of an imminent agreement between the...

UNESCO to take the concrete pathways on the Acropolis under scrutiny

Apr 1, 2022 The World Heritage Center, the UNESCO coordinator for all issues related to the World Heritage of registered monuments, has launched an initiative...

UNESCO to take the concrete pathways on the Acropolis under scrutiny

April 1, 2022 The World Heritage Center, the UNESCO coordinator for all issues related to the World Heritage of registered monuments, has launched an initiative...

As the pandemic raged, Europe bulldozed historic buildings

While people were locked down, their heritage was knocked down Jan 29, 2022 COVID-19 HAS been a mixed bag for Europe’s architectural treasures. During the pandemic’s...

Legacy of the Antikythera computer

The Antikythera Mechanism, widely believed to be the world’s first computer, has had a lasting impact on scientists and thinkers across the world. By Evaggelos...

Italy’s return of Parthenon fragment to Greece shakes up debate in...

Originally part of the Athens temple, the marble sculptures on display in the British Museum are at the center of a 200-year-old restitution dispute...

Give the Parthenon marbles back to Greece – tech advances mean...

By Simon Jenkins 20 Nov 2021 One day a British government will return the Parthenon marbles to Athens. The only question is: who will obtain Greece’s...

Ken Loach: Parthenon Sculptures stolen and must be returned to Greece

Nov 27, 2021 "I am just happy. The people at the university are extremely generous, very kind. The films we make are the result of...

Tomb in Crimea a Triumph of Ancient Greek Architecture

By PatriciaClaus November 18, 2021 The monumental tomb known as the “Royal Kurgan of Kerch,” in the Crimea, was constructed in the 4th century BC; its...