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Greeks Call for Parthenon Marbles Issue to be Part of Brexit Talks

The Greek government is requesting that the issue of the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece be part of the Brexit negotiations citing EU treaty law.

Greece Says ‘Independent’ Parthenon Marbles Story ‘Inaccurate’

The Culture Ministry stated that an Independent story, titled "Greece Offers Ancient Archaeological Wonders in Exchange for Elgin Marbles", is "inaccurate".

Greece Still Pondering Best Way to Get Parthenon Marbles Back

The Greek government is moving ahead with a series of political and diplomatic actions towards the repatriation of the Parthenon Marbles which were illegally removed from the Parthenon by Lord Elgin in the 1800s and have for almost two centuries resided in the British Museum.

Athenian Society Seeks Legal Recourse Over Parthenon Marbles

A local cultural group, the Athenian Society, has decided this week to appeal to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) against Britain for its unwillingness to participate in mediation talks under the Intergovernmental Committee for Promoting the Return of Cultural Property...
Posted On 19 Feb 2016

UN for Rightful Return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

The Parthenon Marbles should rightfully be returned to Greece, according to a decision by the UN General Assembly on Wednesday.
Posted On 11 Dec 2015

Greece Shifts Strategy for Return of Parthenon Marbles

The Greek government has changed plans in its quest for the return of the Parthenon Marbles after the country’s culture minister said on Tuesday, that a diplomatic campaign would be launched instead to negotiate with the British Museum.
Posted On 09 Dec 2015

Ministry to Step Up Parthenon Marbles Battle

Next year marks the 200th anniversary since the British Parliament agreed to the concession of the Parthenon Marbles to the British Museum.
Posted On 10 Aug 2015

UK Press Turns Provocative Over Parthenon Marbles Issue

Hours after the Greek government announced that it would not seek legal action against the British Museum and the British government for the return of the Parthenon Marbles, the Telegraph started off its story claiming that Greece finally “acknowledges that the British Museum is...
Posted On 15 May 2015

Parthenon Marbles to Return to Greece… ‘Now or Never’

The time has come for the Greek government to decide whether it wants to take legal action for the return of the Parthenon Marbles, currently held by the British Museum, according to a confidential legal memo the three lawyers representing Greece, sent the culture ministry.
Posted On 12 May 2015

Britain Turns Down UNESCO Mediation for Return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

Greek authorities slammed the British Museum’s refusal to take heed of UNESCO’s offer to mediate on the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens, saying that the British side is unwilling to cooperate and adding that Greece will continue its efforts in “every possible way”.
Posted On 30 Mar 2015

British MP Calls For the Return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece

British MP Andrew George was to table on Monday a motion in the House of Commons for the UK to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece.
Posted On 11 Mar 2015

British Museum Examines Overseas Loan of Parthenon Marbles Again

Athens authorities are up in arms over recent news that the British Museum is once again planning to loan parts of the Parthenon Marbles to museums across the globe as early as July 2015.
Posted On 09 Jan 2015

The New York Times Presents The Acropolis Maidens – The Caryatid Statues

The renowned Caryatid statues that stood atop the Acropolis for 2,500 years and are now the "star attractions" of the Acropolis Museum are presented in an article in The New York Times.
Posted On 11 Jul 2014

Ministry Maintains Stance On Return Of Marbles

“The permanent return of the Parthenon marbles to the new Acropolis Museum remains the steadfast demand of the Greek state and of the Culture Ministry,” a Culture and Tourism Ministry spokesman told the Greek media last month while rejecting a report of UK newspaper “The Times”...

Στους προγόνους μας πήρε 10 χρόνια για να κατασκευάσουν τον Παρθενώνα, σε μας χρειάστηκαν 33 χρόνια για να στεγάσουμε τα μάρμαρά του…

Το Σάββατο 20 Ιουνίου 2009, 33 χρόνια μετά τον πρώτο διαγωνισμό για την ανάθεση του έργου, το νέο Μουσείο της Ακρόπολης, το πολιτιστικό όραμα αρκετών Ελλήνων αλλά και ξένων που εμπράκτως έχουν αγωνιστεί για το όραμα αυτό, άνοιξε τις πύ...

New Acropolis Museum Ready For 2004 Olympic Games

Pressure will be exerted on Britain internationally to return the Elgin marble collection of sculptures taken from the Parthenon, albeit in the form of a "long-term loan," as the 2004 Olympics approach, said Culture Minister Evangelos Venizelos last month.