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4 great Greeks  (from left): actor Manos Katrakis, composer Mikis Theodorakis, poet Yiannis Ritsos and poet Odysseas Elytis

4 great Greeks (from left): actor Manos Katrakis, composer Mikis Theodorakis, poet Yiannis Ritsos and poet Odysseas Elytis

Yannis Tsarouchis

Yannis Tsarouchis

Thanassis Lerounis, Greek teacher, who created the script for the Kalash language, built schools and for the first time in centuries taught Kalash people to read and right! Salute...courageous man!

Thanassis Lerounis, Greek teacher, who created the script for the Kalash language, built schools and for the first time in centuries taught Kalash people to read and right! Salute...courageous man!

Melina Mercouri, a world-famous actress, brave fighter of the resistance movement against the military regime (1967-1974), politician of an enormous radiance in Greece and abroad, Minister of Culture for eight and a half years (1981-1989 and October 1993-March 6, 1994). Still, above all she was a great Greek, a woman that was cherished and passionately loved by the Greek people.

Melina Mercouri, a world-famous actress, brave fighter of the resistance movement against the military regime (1967-1974), politician of an enormous radiance in Greece and abroad, Minister of Culture for eight and a half years (1981-1989 and October 1993-March 6, 1994). Still, above all she was a great Greek, a woman that was cherished and passionately loved by the Greek people.

Elli Lambeti , a great Greek actress.

Elli Lambeti , a great Greek actress.

Sappho (ca. 612 B.C.E), Fresco from Pompeii.    Sappho was one of the great Greek lyrists and few known female poets of the ancient world    National Archeological Museum, Naples.    From http://faculty.cua.edu/pennington/naples/lectureone/lectureone.htm

Sappho (ca. 612 B.C.E), Fresco from Pompeii. Sappho was one of the great Greek lyrists and few known female poets of the ancient world National Archeological Museum, Naples. From http://faculty.cua.edu/pennington/naples/lectureone/lectureone.htm

MANOS XATZIDAKIS

MANOS XATZIDAKIS

Maria Callas

Maria Callas

Statue of Alexander the Great by Lysippos.  4th century BC.

Statue of Alexander the Great by Lysippos. 4th century BC.

"Greek people have grown up caressing dead stones. I've tried to bring mythology down from the heights and directly to the people."  Theodoros Angelopoulos

"Greek people have grown up caressing dead stones. I've tried to bring mythology down from the heights and directly to the people." Theodoros Angelopoulos

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