Penelope Delta (1874-1941):an author of books, mainly for kids. Practically the first Greek children's books writer, her historical novels have been widely read and influenced Greek popular perceptions on national identity and history. She committed suicide by taking poison on 27 April 1941, the very day Wehrmacht troops entered Athens. She died after several days on 2 May 1941. On her grave, in the garden of her house, the word σιωπή, siōpē ("silence") was engraved.