British Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed in a television interview on Tuesday that he solves quadratic equations and reads poetry in Greek to relax.
— The Sun (@TheSun) December 4, 2019
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.”
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