Tuesday, 7 October 2008

An Australian Take on the Parthenon Marbles

Keith Austin in the Sydney Morning Herald ("Britain plays keepsies as the Greeks fume", October 7, 2008) has a blunt commentary on what he perceives as British Imperialism and the non-return of the Parthenon marbles for display in the New Akropolis Museum.

"Tommy, did you take Stavros's marbles?"

"Yes, miss. I liked the pretty ladies."

"Well, that's not very nice, is it?"

"No, miss."

"Good boy. Now give them back and we'll say no more about it."


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