Should the parthenon marbles be returned to greece the paper should be at least four pages typed, double-spaced and use a 12-point font you must include at least three resources. The parthenon's marble should definitely return to our homeyou shouldn't have a poll about themyou should be required this from your politicians emungo november 15, 2014 at 13:47. The parthenon marbles' controversy: 5 reasons for and against the return of the elgin marbles to greece should the marbles be returned to their original. Eight reasons why the elgin marbles should be returned to greece posted at 1:11 pm in british museum , elgin marbles , new acropolis museum along similar lines to this piece looking at the arguments for & against the restitution of the parthenon sculptures, here are eight key reasons why they should be returned. The 2,500-year-old elgin marbles were taken from the parthenon in athens 200 years ago, and are still in the british museum in london greek campaigners believe the carvings should be returned to athens, and claim that they have been irreparably damaged by cleaning at the museum in the 1930s.
Should they stay or should they go join the discussion ahead of wadham's circles' debate in march the sculptures of the parthenon (the elgin marbles) are the most famous and best loved ancient greek artefacts anywhere in the world purchased by the british government in 1816, these breath. Question description 1 should the parthenon marbles be returned to greece develop a full analysis either for or against read more. The question of where the surviving sculptures from the parthenon should be displayed has long been a subject of public discussion this document provides key information for understanding the complex history of the parthenon and its sculpture. The elgin marbles are a source of controversy between modern britain and greece, being a collection of stone pieces rescued/removed from the ruins of the ancient greek parthenon in the nineteenth century, and now in demand to be sent back from their home in the british museum.
Should the elgin marbles be returned to greece the statues from the parthenon are currently in the british museum, but greece regularly demands them back, as they are part of greece's ancient history. Should the parthenon marbles stay in the british museum or should they be returned to the specially built museum in athens read the arguments for and against. The parthenon marbles should be returned to the original place where they belong so people could see them where they used to be i don't think the british museum would miss them as much as the parthenon does. More than 200 years after a british diplomat arranged to have large sculptures from the parthenon shipped to britain, author christopher hitchens says the objects should now be returned a new.
A summary of the key arguments / points on both sides of the parthenon marbles debate from: the first post should britain return the elgin marbles. Should the british museum return the elgin marbles british protected the marbles from being damaged during the greek war of independence between 1821 and 1833 when the parthenon was used as an. The parthenon marbles should be returned to greece the parthenon marbles are a collection of classical greek marble sculptures, inscriptions and architectural pieces that were originally part of the temple of parthenon and other buildings on the acropolis of athens.
We should return the marbles as a gesture of solidarity with greece in its financial distress, says fry, and as a mark of respect for the cradle of democracy and the birthplace of rational thought. Of course they should be returned to greece the marbles are not just artifacts that use to decorate parthenon, but on the contrary the sculptures were part of the temple. The proposition for this iq2 debate from the uk is 'send them back: the parthenon marbles should be returned to athens' these marbles, also known as the elgin marbles, were removed by lord elgin.
In the age of brexit, why labour leader jeremy corbyn's pledge to return the 'stolen' parthenon marbles has never been more urgent pressured to return the elgin marbles, should the british museum finally give way | frieze. The parthenon marbles are currently in the british museum greece wants their return (file photo) members of the us congress' hellenic caucus have requested the committee on foreign affairs hold a hearing on their house resolution saying the parthenon marbles should be returned to greece co. The international cultural assets in uk museums: return of the elgin marbles from greece introduction the marbles of greece's parthenon have been situated in the british museum for more than 150 years.