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The Elgin Affair: The Abduction of Antiquity's Greatest Treasures and the Passions it Aroused
The Elgin Affair The Abduction of Antiquity's Greatest Treasures and the Passions it Aroused
Author: VRETTOS THEODORE
ISBN-13: 9781559704571
ISBN-10: 1559704578
Publication Date: 11/2/1998
Pages: 240
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Publisher: Arcade Publishing
Book Type: Paperback
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Thomas Bruce, the seventh Earl of Elgin is exposed as the perpetrator of "the greatest art theft in history" as the person responsible for taking marble artwork from The Parthenon. The author uses diaries, letters, official documents, and memorabelia to tell the story of this part of history of England.