British PM Boris Johnson Reveals He Reads Greek Poetry to Relax (video)

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed in a television interview on Tuesday that he solves quadratic equations and reads poetry in Greek to relax.

By any measure a controversial personality, Boris Johnson is a Brexiteer — but he is also a great philhellene, as his classical studies and constant references to ancient Greek figures show.

Still, as a patriotic Briton, he is against the return of the Parthenon sculptures to Greece. In fact, he has even been quoted as saying that the Marbles “…were rescued quite rightly by Elgin.”

Boris Johnson and His Love for Greece

UK's new PM is a big fan of Ancient Greece. Will he govern with ethos though? And most importantly, will he give back the Parthenon Marbles that were stolen from the country he so admires? Full story: https://bit.ly/2Z2TCLI

Posted by Greek Reporter on Tuesday, July 23, 2019

 

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