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 – a Greek writer and philosopher, his novel Zorba…

"Ideal teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross, then having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create bridges of their own." - Nikos Kazantzakis

Nikos Kazantzakis Greek writer and philosopher, celebrated for his novel Zorba the Greek, considered his magnum opus.

~ The story of the butterfly ~ Nikos Kazantzakis ♥

(I would like to add, have courage.love mom) Love this story - so beautiful and true. For my daughter whose name means "butterfly".

Alexander The Great by The Last Temptation of Christ author Nikos Kazantzakis

In this historical novel based on the life of Alexander the Great, Kazantzakis has drawn on both the rich tradition of Greek legend and the documented manuscripts from the archives of history to recreate an Alexander in all his many-faceted images.

"By believing passionately in something that does not yet exist, we create it." ~ Nikos Kazantzakis

Nikos Kazantzakis - "By believing passionately in something that does not yet exist, we create it.

"I do not hope anything.   I am not afraid of anything.   I am free."   - Nikos Kazantzakis -

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Nikos Kazantzakis, "Ideal teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross, then having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create bridges of their own"

“How simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. . . . All that is required to feel that here and now is happiness is a simple, frugal heart.” – Nikos Kazantzakis

“How simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. All that is required to feel that here and now is happiness is a simple, frugal heart.

The Rock Garden - Nikos Kazantzakis

The Rock Garden - Nikos Kazantzakis

Freedom or Death by Nikos Kazantzakis is a novel on the heroic or epic scale about the rebellion of the Greek Christians against the Turks on the island of Crete, where Kazantzakis was from. The story follows the exploits of a Greek: Captain Michalis and his blood brother, Nurey Bey, a Turk, through war, love , friendship, hatred and a backdrop of the island of Crete with all its beauty, drama, joy and sadness. This book was unanimously praised by critics worldwide as the work of a master…

Freedom or Death by Nikos Kazantzakis is a novel on the heroic or epic scale about the rebellion of the Greek Christians against the Turks on the island of Crete, where Kazantzakis was from. The story follows the exploits of a Greek: Captain Michalis and his blood brother, Nurey Bey, a Turk, through war, love , friendship, hatred and a backdrop of the island of Crete with all its beauty, drama, joy and sadness. This book was unanimously praised by critics worldwide as the work of a master…

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