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How Persian gold influenced Greek art

When the Greeks captured the tent of Xerxes, which he had set up on Mount Aigaleo, after the naval battle in Salamis, they found themselves in front of a world of unimaginable luxury and extravagance.

  • Published in World

Parthenon sculptures are not Britain's to keep

Today's opinion article by the Bloomberg agency entitled "Greece's Elginia Marbles are not Britain's to keep" is of great interest. The author of the piece, Rachel Sanderson, among other things refers to the recent decision of Pope Francis to return to Greece three fragments of the Parthenon Sculptures as a "sincere desire to follow the universal path of truth" as characteristically pointed out in the relevant announcement of the Vatican.

  • Published in Greece
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