🎧 The Parthenon Marbles
🎧 Dan Snow's History Hit • 34m
The permanent home of the Parthenon Marbles, also known as the Elgin Marbles, has been the subject of a heated, decades-long debate.
Currently housed in the British Museum, Greece has been proactively campaigning for their return since the 1980s. But, how did this controversy start and why did the marbles end up in London, to begin with?
In this episode, we find out with the help of Nick Malkoutzis and Georgia Nakou, two Greek journalists and contributors to Macropolis (www.macropolis.gr).
You can also hear more from Nick and Georgia on the English-language podcast about greek politics and society, The Agora.
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