If Athenians were such nice people, how come they cut off all the thumbs of the people of Aegina? Or kill all males in Lesvos? Or brand an owl on the foreheads of the people of Samos?
I am often accused of taking “extreme” positions just for the heck of it. Well, sorry, this isn’t one of those cases. I truly believe that Greece is better off if the parts of the Parthenon frieze stay where they are. Here are my arguments, numbered for reference. If you have a counter argument, give… Continue reading Why I think the “Elgin” marbles should stay in London