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Morosini and his Legacy | Athens | To February 29

The year 2019 marked 400 years since the birth of Francesco Morosini (1619-94), who was elected doge of Venice in 1688, and Maria Georgopoulou, director of the Gennadius Library, and Alexis Malliaris, archivist at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, have curated an exhibition that showcases several important events in his military and administrative career.

Holiday spirit sweeps the capital

A woman walks past a neon-lit star decorating the Dionysiou Areopagitou promenade for the Christmas season, with the the ancient Parthenon temple at the Acropolis in the background, in Athens, on Monday. The installations are part of a bigger holiday decoration project implemented in the Greek capital in cooperation with the Athens Digital Arts Festival. [Petros Giannakouris/AP]

Wrapping up Athens visit, Xi says China will support Greece for return of Parthenon Marbles

Chinese President Xi Jinping expressed solidarity with Greece on the issue of the return of the Parthenon Marbles during his visit to the Acropolis Museum on Tuesday morning, which wrapped up his official two-day visit to Athens.

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