With this particularly appropriate quote from his epic poem 'Childe Harold', wherein one of the greatest Philhellenes ever, Lord Byron, reproaches his countrymen, the British, for their pillaging of the Parthenon Marbles while they were supposed to be protecting them, Alexis Mantheakis introduces us to his pilgrimage for the Repatriation of the Parthenon Marbles.
Judging that it is now time for action since all Greece's efforts using diplomacy and tact appear to have been largely ignored by the British, and with his finger on the pulse of technology, Alexis has moved dynamically and with vision. He has created a movement for action, a cause, on the social networking site, Facebook, with the intention of intensifying the pressure on the
This cause has gained tremendous momentum since it started on Facebook a short time ago, already numbering more than 50 000 members and growing daily!
For those not on Facebook, the site you can visit to read more is
For those on Facebook :
Political analyst and former press spokesman for Athena Onassis-Roussel and her family, Alexis Mantheakis is one of our Global Greek writers, a Greek-Something born in