Definition of Elgin Marbles in English:
Executed by Phidias in the 5th century bc, the sculptures were brought from Greece between 1803 and 1812, when the country was under Turkish control. They are currently housed in the British Museum, but are the subject of a repatriation request from the Greek government, which does not accept the legality of the Turkish sale
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