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The Elgin marbles / Dorothy King.

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Author/Creator:
King, Dorothy.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2006
Imprint:
London : Hutchinson, 2006.
Format:
  • Book
  • xii, 340 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 316-325) and index.
Contents:
  • Prelude
  • The Persian wars
  • The Delian league
  • The Acropolis building project
  • The Parthenon sculptures
  • After Pericles
  • Pergamene patronage and the Roman Empire
  • The coming of the Christians
  • Byzantine Athens (529-1204)
  • Crusader Athens
  • King Solomon's mosque
  • The decline and fall of the Acropolis
  • An embassy to the east : Napoleon in Egypt, Elgin in Istanbul
  • Work begins in Athens
  • The firman
  • The Elgins arrive in Athens
  • The legality of Elgin's actions
  • To the British Museum
  • The debate over the Elgin marbles : who owns them, and where do they belong?
Subjects:
ISBN:
0091800137
9780091800130

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