The history of the elgin marbles: past, present and future by jessie bangs the acropolis, an outcrop overlooking athens, was once the site of many temples and places of worship built to honor the gods and goddesses of ancient greece (figure 1. Elgin marbles: elgin marbles, collection of ancient greek sculptures and architectural details in the british museum, london, where they are now called the parthenon sculptures the objects were removed from the parthenon at athens and from other ancient buildings and shipped to england by. The elgin marbles, also known as the parthenon marbles in 1801 the earl of elgin thoman bruce, travelled to athens he followed in the footsteps of hundreds of rich and fashionable men and women before him who, since the late 1700s, had taken the grand tour of the mediterranean, in search of. Henry porter: elgin's behaviour would be absolutely unacceptable today. Guest commentary curated by forbes opinion avik roy, opinion editor contact capital flows on december 5, the british museum announced that it would loan a piece of the elgin marbles to the state hermitage museum in st petersburg to memorialize its 250thbirthday.
Feature: is greece losing its elgin marbles is greece losing its elgin marbles share: feature is greece losing its elgin marbles the battle between a tide of public opinion that seems to be rising in favor of the return of the elgin marbles. Ancient origins articles related to elgin marbles in the sections of history, archaeology, human origins, unexplained, artifacts, ancient places and myths and legends. Legal and ethical issues considering that the removal of the so-called elgin marbles from their place in the parthenon has disfigured a unique monument which is a symbol of eternal significance for the greek people and for the whole world, considering it right. Acropolis museum: elgin marbles - see 27,372 traveler reviews, 8,180 candid photos, and great deals for athens, greece, at tripadvisor. Re: parthenon marbles this is a travesty of the highest order the marbles should be returned to the parthenon from whence they were taken/stolen by lord elgin in the early 1800's.
It's not polite to call the elgin marbles the elgin marbles anymore it is architecture as argument, explicitly meant to sway opinion over the fate of the marbles designed by the swiss-born who owns the elgin marbles by newsweek staff on 6/5/09 at 8:00 pm. The elgin marbles the bust of nefertiti is it because indians don't really have opinions worth considering seriously or is it because so many things have been taken from these people that to give them back even a token would be to give back too much. Cleaning the sculptures 1811-1936 this bold manifesto left the reader in no doubt as to where its authors stood in the division of opinion between those who saw the sculptures as art and those who regarded them as archaeology it was observed, including the elgin marbles. Hayley millar (bbc) interviews the historian dr dominic selwood and marlen godwin of the british committee for the reunification of the parthenon marbles (bc. Losing our marbles: should britain return the elgin marbles to greece the campaign is being stepped up once more for the return of the elgin marbles to the greek nation, and another messy argument seems inevitable first thing's first, why are they the elgin marbles well. Reblogged elsewhere -- thanks: aubade: nothing more terrible arsvitaest from the wikipedia page on the elgin marbles: [[[ the elgin marbles, known also as the parthenon marbles, are a collection of classical greek marble sculptures, inscriptions and architectural members that originally.
Should the parthenon marbles be returned to greece essay 716 words nov 25th but are they correct in their opinion just as stated, it is their opinion the following gives way to my beliefs that the elgin marbles should stay at the duveen gallery in britain.
A summary of the key arguments / points on both sides of the parthenon marbles debate from: the first post should britain return the elgin marbles first. The greeks should erect a statue of lord elgin near the parthenon to express their nation's gratitude to him for saving the marbles. As the united kingdom continues to enforce sanctions on russia over its actions in ukraine, the british museum has announced it is lending one of the controversial elgin marbles to a st petersburg museum, describing it as a marble ambassador of a european ideal. A portrait depicting the elgin marbles in a temporary elgin room at the british museum surrounded by museum staff, a trustee and visitors, 1819 when the marbles were shipped to england signing off with it's time we lost our marbles opinion polls.
The elgin marbles are some of the most controversial items in a british museum, chiefly because greeks don't want them in britain at all, but in greece. British people tend to think elgin marbles should be returned by new research by yougov appears to support mr clooney's claims about public opinion 37% think the yougov also tested some of the arguments that have been made for or against returning the elgin marbles to. A legal and moral issue - was a valid it is the opinion of three of us including richard moultrie and adrian friedman in the constitutional litigation unit of the legal resources because of the 1816 act that transferred ownership of the marbles from elgin to the trustees of. Should the elgin marbles stay in the british museum the elgin marbles should stay in this country because of the way we have kept them it is most ironic that president clinton should voice his opinion on the elgin marbles. A portrait depicting the elgin marbles in a temporary elgin room at the british museum surrounded by english staff, a trustee and visitors, 1819 the british public are in favour of returning the marbles to greece, according to opinion polls [87.