On July 29 1982, Melina Mercouri, Minister of Culture and Sciences of Greece, addressed the…
The new and refreshed Acropolis Museum welcomes visitors on the day of its birthday from 8 am until 8 pm, with reduced entry (5 euro) to all exhibition areas. Additionally, visitors will have the opportunity to participate in the new thematic presentation “Marathon-Salamis. In traces of myth and history”.
Greek City Times has invited Mr. Nielsen, on behalf of Lefas Humanitas, to enter into a conversation with our readers – in the form of a weekly column, “The Parthenon Report”, which will explore many of the issues related to the repatriation of the Parthenon Sculptures.
An act of bravery by two university students has been acknowledged as one of the first acts of resistance against the Nazis in Europe and the first in Greece, inspiring not only Greeks, but all subjected people, to resist against the occupation.
For anyone heading to Athens, the Acropolis is a definite must-see. We have put together some interesting facts to shine even more light on this monument which is a universal symbol of civilisation and one of the greatest architectural complexes to ever be built.