Antonis Benakis,scion of one of the leading families of the Greek diaspora,was born in Alexandria in 1873.He began his career as a collector in Alexandria,donating his collections to the Greek state,after he settled in Athens in 1926. His personality was formed within a family which nourished such ideals and talents like his sister's, Penelope Delta whose stories have been familiar to generations of Greek children.The founder of the Benaki Museum donated the museum he created to the Greek…

Antonis Benakis,scion of one of the leading families of the Greek diaspora,was…

Penelope Delta (1874-1941) was a Greek writer, mainly writing novels for children. Born in Alexandria, Egypt, she was very passionate about Greece, where she left her last breath. She is best known for her novel "Paramythi horis onoma" (1910), "Trelantonis" (1932) and "Sta mystika tou valtou" (1937).

Penelope Delta (1874-1941) was a Greek writer, mainly writing novels for children. Born in Alexandria, Egypt, she was very passionate about Greece, where she left her last breath. She is best known for her novel "Paramythi horis onoma" (1910), "Trelantonis" (1932) and "Sta mystika tou valtou" (1937).

Penelope Delta, Greek writer killed herself when Germany invaded Greece during World War II

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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.

Penelope Delta author of books, mainly for kids. Practically the…

Penelope Delta: one of the most important Greek authors of early 20th century . She wrote this heroic account of Basil II, Byzantine Emperor of the Dark Ages... Great for those who like adventure and historic dramas

Penelope Delta: one of the most important Greek authors of early century . She wrote this heroic account of Basil II, Byzantine Emperor of the Dark Ages. Great for those who like adventure and historic dramas

Πηνελόπη Δέλτα - Penelope Delta

Πηνελόπη Δέλτα - Penelope Delta

Antonis Benakis,scion of one of the leading families of the Greek diaspora,was born in Alexandria in 1873.He began his career as a collector in Alexandria,donating his collections to the Greek state,after he settled in Athens in 1926. His personality was formed within a family which nourished such ideals and talents like his sister's, Penelope Delta whose stories have been familiar to generations of Greek children.The founder of the Benaki Museum donated the museum he created to the Greek…

Antonis Benakis,scion of one of the leading families of the Greek diaspora,was…

Trelantonis: Sta ELLINIKA (Greek Edition) by Penelope Delta http://www.amazon.com/dp/1495464784/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_3xM9ub0SBJRRZ

Trelantonis: Sta ELLINIKA (Greek Edition) by Penelope Delta http://www.amazon.com/dp/1495464784/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_3xM9ub0SBJRRZ

A Tale Without a Name by Penelope S. Delta

She re-defined writing for children.


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