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The Elgin Marbles: Should They Be Returned to Greece?

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The Elgin Marbles: Should They Be Returned to Greece? - Hitchens, Christopher (Foreword by), and Browning, Robert, and Binns, Graham

The Elgin Marbles, designed and executed by Phidias to adorn the Parthenon, are some of the most beautiful sculptures of ancient Greece. In 1801 Lord Elgin, then British ambassador to the Turkish government in Athens, had pieces of the frieze sawed off and removed to Britain, where they remain. Here Christopher Hitchens recounts the history of ... Read More

The Elgin Marbles: Should They Be Returned to Greece? 1998, Verso, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781859842201

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