Parthenon

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Witness
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Parthenon

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ed
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Re: Parthenon

Post by ed »

Nice try Greek people but:
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Re: Parthenon

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↑ And pollution has corroded the rest (which wasn't the best part anyway).

Having seen how the Greeks housed the (copy of) the Victory in Samothrace (pleasant island, BTW), I was happy to know the original was safe in the Louvres.
Spoiler:
But as the saying goes, the nicest ruin of Greece is the Greek people. :twisted:
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Re: Parthenon

Post by gnome »

You hear about that thing down in Samothrace?
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Re: Parthenon

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Abdul Alhazred wrote:For that matter, the Parthenon was in use as a Christian church up until the Turks shelled it during the Greek war of independence.

It didn't help that the Greeks were storing gunpowder there.
Wrong:
Wiki wrote:On 26 September 1687, an Ottoman ammunition dump inside the building was ignited by Venetian bombardment.
History is a bitch.
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Re: Parthenon

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I wouldn't live there, it's a right old dump!
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Re: Parthenon

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For those interested, an older short docu: