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    Chamberlain’s unprecedented scoring and rebounding averages, we need to highlight a few other significant achievements. First, Elgin Baylor averaged 38.3 points and 18.6 rebounds per game that year. Sure, Chamberlain had Baylor beat by 12 points per game, but Baylor averaged more that year than Michael Jordan ever did in a given season and he never came to those averages for the remainder of his career. Second, Walt Bellamy averaged 31.6 points and 19.0 rebounds per game that same year, which also happened to be his rookie season. Like Baylor, he would never match those totals. Unlike Baylor, fans typically remember him as a good, but not great basketball player if he is even remembered at all. Third, Oscar Robertson is probably best known for being the only player in NBA history to average a triple-double in a single season. When did that happen? Again, it was during the 1961-62 season. And again, he never matched that feat. The season and its predecessor and successor were peaks of a transitional era in the NBA. The league underwent a significant learning curve with the introduction of the 24 second shot clock in the 1954-55 season. Players and teams had to learn how to score and defend in a fast paced environment, and the rule change was far more beneficial for athletic players who could adapt to a highly evolved game. Players like Chamberlain, Robertson, and Baylor thrived at the beginning of the shot clock era while others faded to obscurity. As a result, the 1960-61 and…

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    Acropolis Museum Essay

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    Acropolis. Integral to this decision to build the museum was the desire to build a space that was equipped to house and conserve the artifacts from the Acropolis and to reunite the Parthenon sculptures. The museum has five permanent galleries to do this – The Gallery of the Slopes of the Acropolis, The Archaic Gallery, The Parthenon Gallery, Propylaia, Athena Nike and Erechtheion Gallery and the 5th century BC to the 5th century AD Gallery. The completed museum does have the amenities to…

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    seized from their homelands while the museums that these items now occupy shout back that their ownership is inarguably legal and honest. The beloved Elgin Marbles of the Parthenon in Athens, Greece have become the epitome of both judicial and moral grey area in the arena of repatriation. The British Museum, where these marbles are now housed, and Greece both have strong cases for their desire to respectively retain or regain these artifacts of the Parthenon.…

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    associated with its city, however Britain denied the request. With both power and exposure much controversies arose regarding The Elgin Marbles, raising the question if the Parthenon sculptures belongs to Athens or if the British acquired them fair and square. Greek art thrived because it reflected its political climate of its day, displaying famous mythology of its time. However, in Greek mythology there were many controversies raising concerns regarding authentication. The Elgin affair has…

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    that these marbles are not Athens’s items, but that they belong to the world. It is argued that the Parthenon cannot be owned because of it's history, and many believe that the audience should span the whole globe. It has been said many times that the British Museum has no plans on returning any art work, but that won't stop the people of Athens from continuing their protest. The intentions of Lord Elgin could have been good…

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    order to pursue poetry, to caring for his dying brother, and falling in love. When he caught tuberculosis in July of 1820 many of the sonnets he wrote contained his recognition of mortality. The sonnet “On Seeing the Elgin Marbles” tells the reader how John Keats struggles with mortality and that struggle brought this sonnet to express that accepting fate exceeds denying an inevitable death. John Keats’ sonnet begins with a statement about mortality. He states how he knows that his mortality…

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    The Elgin Marbles are part of one of the longest cultural rows in Europe. They are comprised of sculptures, inscriptions and architectural features. Lord Elgin who was ambassador to the Ottoman Empire (which Athens was a part of) acquired the Elgin Marbles from the Parthenon in Athens between 1801 and 1805. The Greeks have demanded that they be returned to their homeland and displayed in Athens. The Greek government claims that the Elgin marbles were taken illegally during the country's Turkish…

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    Parthenon Frieze Essay

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    There is one issue that all ancient Greek art historians and archeologist agree on. That issue is that the reason why the Parthenon frieze cannot be correctly solved is that there is no ancient literature or sources that appropriately archives the context of the frieze. Without contextual evidence, the intertextuality of the subject matter corresponding to the Parthenon frieze becomes ambiguous to the modern viewer. Modern academics can only conceptualize and speculate about what the images of…

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    Parthenon Frieze Essay

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    There is one issue that all ancient Greek art historians and archeologist agree on. That issue is that the reason why the Parthenon frieze cannot be correctly solved is that there is no ancient literature or sources that appropriately archives the context of the frieze. Without contextual evidence, the intertextuality of the subject matter corresponding to the Parthenon frieze becomes ambiguous to the modern viewer. Modern academics can only conceptualize and speculate about what the images of…

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    Parthenon Marbles Essay

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    The Parthenon marbles, also referred to as the Elgin marbles (After Lord Elgin, ambassador to the Ottoman court of the Sultan in Istanbul (1801-1812) include the collection of sculptures, inscriptions and architectural features acquired from the British government by Lord Elgin in 1816 and now exposed in the British museum in Duveen Gallery (Room 18). Under Elgin’s instructions, the marbles were removed from the Acropolis (the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Propylaia, and the Temple of Athena…

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