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Who Saved the Parthenon? A New History of the Acropolis Before, During and After the Greek Revolution

Who Saved the Parthenon? A New History of the Acropolis Before, During and After the Greek Revolution

In this magisterial book, William St Clair unfolds the history of the Parthenon throughout the modern era to the present day, with special emphasis on the period before, during, and after the Greek War of Independence of 1821–32. Focusing particularly on the question of who saved the Parthenon from destruction during this conflict, with the help of documents that shed a new light on this enduring question, he explores the contributions made...
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