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Irene Papas and Anthony Quinn

Irene Papas and Anthony Quinn

Nikos Kazantzakis (Greek: Νίκος Καζαντζάκης; 18 February 1883 – 26 October 1957) was a Greek writer and philosopher, celebrated for his novel Zorba the Greek, considered his magnum opus. He became known globally after the 1964 release of the Michael Cacoyannis film Zorba the Greek, based on the novel. He gained renewed fame with the 1988 Martin Scorsese adaptation of his book The Last Temptation of Christ.

Nikos Kazantzakis (Greek: Νίκος Καζαντζάκης; 18 February 1883 – 26 October 1957) was a Greek writer and philosopher, celebrated for his novel Zorba the Greek, considered his magnum opus. He became known globally after the 1964 release of the Michael Cacoyannis film Zorba the Greek, based on the novel. He gained renewed fame with the 1988 Martin Scorsese adaptation of his book The Last Temptation of Christ.

Mikis Theodorakis - Greek Songwriter and Composer - Symphonic Works : Les Amantes de Teruel, Assi-Gonia, Antigone etc , Other Works: Epitaphios , Romiosini ( Yannis Ritsos) , Epiphania ( Giorgos Seferis) , Mikres Kyklades ( Odysseus Elytis) Films : Phaedra ( Jules Dassin ) , Zorba the Greek ( M. Kakoyannis ) Arrested by the Junta 1967 , one of the Greeks fighting for Democracy up to now

Mikis Theodorakis - Greek Songwriter and Composer - Symphonic Works : Les Amantes de Teruel, Assi-Gonia, Antigone etc , Other Works: Epitaphios , Romiosini ( Yannis Ritsos) , Epiphania ( Giorgos Seferis) , Mikres Kyklades ( Odysseus Elytis) Films : Phaedra ( Jules Dassin ) , Zorba the Greek ( M. Kakoyannis ) Arrested by the Junta 1967 , one of the Greeks fighting for Democracy up to now

#Aristotle #Onassis "we must learn to sail in high winds". #famous #greek #shipowner #portrait #PloosDesign

#Aristotle #Onassis "we must learn to sail in high winds". #famous #greek #shipowner #portrait #PloosDesign

Nikos Kazantzakis with Melina Mercouri & Jules Dassin in the 50s

Nikos Kazantzakis with Melina Mercouri & Jules Dassin in the 50s

El Greco - full name Domenikos Theotokopoulos. The most famous Greek painter, many don't even think that his name actually means 'The Greek' in latin...But his painting style was unique

El Greco - full name Domenikos Theotokopoulos. The most famous Greek painter, many don't even think that his name actually means 'The Greek' in latin...But his painting style was unique

Zorba The Greek, Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates, 1964, Greek Dance

Zorba The Greek, Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates, 1964, Greek Dance

Nikos Kazantzakis (1883 – 1957) a Greek writer and philosopher, his novel Zorba the Greek, considered his magnum opus. after the 1964 release of the Michael Cacoyannis film Zorba the Greek. His most famous novels include Zorba the Greek (1946); The Greek Passion (1948, UK title Christ Recrucified); Captain Michalis (1950, UK title Freedom and Death); The Last Temptation of Christ (1951), Saint Francis (1956, UK title God's Pauper: St. Francis of Assisi). Report to Greco (1961)

Nikos Kazantzakis (1883 – 1957) a Greek writer and philosopher, his novel Zorba the Greek, considered his magnum opus. after the 1964 release of the Michael Cacoyannis film Zorba the Greek. His most famous novels include Zorba the Greek (1946); The Greek Passion (1948, UK title Christ Recrucified); Captain Michalis (1950, UK title Freedom and Death); The Last Temptation of Christ (1951), Saint Francis (1956, UK title God's Pauper: St. Francis of Assisi). Report to Greco (1961)

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