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British Collectors of Classical Antiquities

This course is an exploration of British collectors of classical antiquities, their activities and attitudes, and the wider influence of this process up till the present day.

Resources for this course

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Link REPATRIATION OF THE ELIGN MARBLES

This link takes you to a website which explores the issues concerning the Repatriation of the Elgin Marbles

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Link THE PARTHENON SCULPTURES: THE BRITISH MUSEUM

The question of where the surviving sculptures from the Parthenon should now be displayed has long been a subject of public discussion. This...

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Link THE SECRETS OF THE PARTHENON

This one-hour program aims to do the following: "For 25 centuries the Parthenon has been shot at, set on fire, rocked by earthquakes, looted for...

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Link PARTHENON - ANCIENT HISTORY ENCYCLOPAEDIA

This link takes you to a brief article about the Parthenon.

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Link DIMENSIONS OF THE PARTHENON

This link takes you to a discussion about the dimensions of the Parthenon.

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Link MELINA MERCOURI FOUNDATION

This link takes you to the website of the Melina Mercouri Foundation.

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Link THE ACROPOLIS MUSEUM, ATHENS

This link takes you to the website of the Acropolis Museum in Athens. Here you can explore the history of the museum and its collections.

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Link GREEK MINISTRY OF CULTURE: 'THE ELGIN MARBLES'

This link takes you to a selection of sources relevant to the 'Elgin Marbles', assembled by the Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Education and...

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Document The Acquisition of Taste: The replication, reproduction and reception of a classical gem in Britain in the eighteenth and nineteenth centures by Richard Aronowitz

This article examines the influence that the three-dimensional replication and two-dimensional reproduction of classical gems in...

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Document Reading the Vase: Exploring responses to Greek art through an examination of d'Hancarville's interpretation of the Hunt Krater and Keats's 'Ode on a Grecian Urn' by Jessica Billington

This article examines the cultural significance of eighteenth-century collections of Greek vases through an exploration of two...

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Link George Romney: Emma Hart as Circe c.1782

This link takes to to some useful information about George Romney's painting of  Emma Hart as Circe, c.1782, in the Tate Gallery, London

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