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.
Tag: Greek culture
Don Morgan Nielsen continues his dash through the history of narrative art and also looks at some other storytelling masterpieces since the time of Pericles as he considers their part in this great rollicking variety show of humanity.
In this week’s Parthenon Report Don Morgan Nielsen presents the great men and women whose philhellenic stance made a significant contribution to Greek culture.
A plethora of jet-setters, celebrities and politicians attended last night’s performance of “Maria Callas: Letters…
We revisit a literary work on the suburb of Glebe from our favourite polymath Professor Vrasidas Karalis. It has been described by critics as ‘ingenious and soaring in its unique angle of vision…powerful, even visionary writing, from one of our most interesting, distinctive and challenging voices.
Painter and muralist, Fikos is the creator of the largest mural in the history of Greek and Byzantine art. Entitled ‘Earth&Sky’ the 46-metre high masterpiece covers the side of a seventeen-storey building taking the internationally acclaimed artist just thirteen days to paint.
In this week’s column for the repatriation of the Parthenon sculptures, Don Morgan Nielsen opens the case for a legal challenge at the International Court of Justice.