The Parthenon

The Parthenon Book Cover The Parthenon
Mary Beard
History, Travel
Profile Books
20 May 2010

Language: English


Mary Beard's imagination was fired by a visit to the British Museum at the age of five. Her Desert Island Discs luxury was ... the Elgin Marbles. Now she has updated her Parthenon to include the story  of the New Acropolis Museum and the controversies that have surrounded it, and explores whether it makes a difference  to the Elgin Marbles debate. As so often with the Parthenon - temple, church and mosque - there are all kinds of surprised.

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By Mary Beard


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