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Elgin marble

Hutten zum Stolzenberg, Betsey Riddle Freifrau von

Elgin marble

a novel by the Baroness von Hutten.

by Hutten zum Stolzenberg, Betsey Riddle Freifrau von

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Published by Hutchinson & Co., Ltd. in London .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.H977 El, PS3515.U92 El
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., 11-288 p.
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6370427M
LC Control Number38014008
OCLC/WorldCa37130978


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The book is credited by The Sunday Times with "reigniting" the controversy over possession of the Elgin marbles by defending the right of the British Museum in London to retain them in the face of demands by the government of Greece.

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The Elgin Marbles are a collection of ancient Greek marble sculptures that originally decorated some of the ancient monuments on the Akropolis in Athens, particularly the Parthenon, but were removed in the early nineteenth century by Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin and are currently held in the British Museum in London.

The Elgin Marbles (), [1] also known as the Parthenon Marbles, are a collection of Classical Greek marble sculptures (made mostly by Greek sculptor Phidias and his assistants), inscriptions and architectural pieces that were originally part of the temple of the Parthenon and other buildings on the Acropolis of Athens.

[2] [3] Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin claimed to obtain in a. The new Acropolis Museum in Athens is a $ million, ,square-foot, state-of-the-art rebuttal to Britain’s argument for keeping the Elgin Marbles.

The Elgin Marbles by Dorothy King is two books rolled into one. The second, and more controversial part, deals with the controversies over the Elgin Marbles in the British Museum. But the main part of the book tells the fascinating story of the Parthenon at Athens through the ages.

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Elgin was a lover of art and antiquities. By his own account, he was concerned about damage being done to important artworks in the temples of Greece, then under Ottoman g that they would eventually be destroyed because of Turkish indifference, he asked permission of the Sublime Porte to have artists measure, sketch, and copy important pieces of sculpture and architectural detail.

The Parthenon sculptures collected by Lord Elgin nearly years ago rank amongst the highest achievements of mankind. Since they went on display in the British Museum inartists, scholars, poets and millions of visitors have stood before them in wonder. This book tells their story, beginning in the fifth century BC when the Parthenon was built in Athens.

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The Elgin marbles (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. The Elgin marbles. Author. Cook, B. Publisher. published for the Trustees of the British Museum by British Museum Press. Publication Date.

Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient. Elgin Marble Argument in a New Light. The new Acropolis Museum in Athens is a $ million, ,square-foot, state-of-the-art rebuttal to Britain’s argument for keeping the Elgin Marbles.

Elgin marbles. London: published for the Trustees of the British Museum by British Museum Publications, © (OCoLC) Online version: Cook, B.F. (Brian Francis), Elgin marbles. London: published for the Trustees of the British Museum by British Museum Publications, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors.

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Lord Elgin had. Christopher Hitchens is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and the author of the best-selling God Is Not books published by Verso include The Trial of Henry Kissinger, No One Left to Lie To, The Missionary Position, Unacknowledged Legislation, The Parthenon Marbles, Hostage to History, and more.

Robert Browning (–) was one of the foremost Victorian poets and by: 2. The Elgin Marbles (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. The Elgin Marbles. Author. Cook, B. Publisher. Harvard University Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization.

Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small commission for. In her difficult-to-put-down book, Mistress of the Elgin Marbles, Susan Nagel tells the story of the life and imploding marriage of a spirited young woman who, against the prevailing traditions of her time, insisted on playing an active role in shaping her own life.

In the first five years of. The Elgin Marbles, named after British diplomat Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin, were removed from the Parthenon in the first decade of the 19th century. Lord Elgin, who had long admired the Parthenon's massive sculptures, planned a visit to Athens with a group of artists whom he commissioned to sketch and execute paintings of the monuments.

the Elgin marbles hold such a large part of Greek history and art but they are being seen by others in the British Museum. The Greeks have tried for decades to get these important items returned but the British Museum just does not want to let them go.

Of all of the temples that were placed on the Acropolis, an over crop that looked over Athens, the Parthenon was the most. The Parthenon Marbles, also known as the Elgin Marbles, are one of the must-see collections held by London’s British ful and iconic, they are given pride of place in the museum and considered one of the collection highlights, but their situation there is not without its controversies.

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A s the man who removed many of the Parthenon marbles in circumstances that are still disputed, Lord Elgin’s association with the famous sculptures remains controversial, to say the least. THE ACQUISITION AND RECEPTION OF THE ELGIN MARBLES (); W.

CLAIR, LORD ELGIN AND THE MARBLES (2d ed. ); T. VRETTrS, A SHADOW OF MAGNITUDE: THE AC- QUISITION OF THE ELGIN MARBLES (). There is a collection of materials about the Marbles. The Elgin Marbles. At its broadest, the term "Elgin Marbles" refers to a collection of stone sculptures and architectural pieces which Thomas Bruce, Seventh Lord Elgin, gathered during his service as ambassador to the court of the Ottoman Sultan in Istanbul.

In practice, the term is commonly used to refer to the stone objects he gathered—an official Greek website prefers “looted”—from. The classic collection of marble sculptures from Parthenon at the British Museum, commonly known as the Elgin Marbles, has been a vexed source of doubt, appreciation, enthusiasm, disapproval, and.

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The British Museum has lent one of the Elgin Marbles to the Hermitage Museum in Russia - the first time one of the disputed Greek relics has gone on loan.

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He spent a fortune doing this. He wanted to save them. William St Clair, Lord Elgin and the Marbles (3rd edition Oxford University Press, ) Ian Jenkins, The Parthenon Frieze (British Museum Press, ) These titles, and others, are available in the British Museum Book Shop.

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Elgin's casts of Parthenon marbles reveal details since lost from statues Findings could shine fresh light on some of the most celebrated monuments in classical art Published: 10 Dec.

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