Από πάνω: Γιάννης Ρίτσος, Οδυσσέας Ελύτης, Μίκης Θεοδωράκης, Μάνος Κατράκης From top: Giannis Ritsos, Odysseas Elytis, Mikis Theodorakis, Manos Katrakis

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

Manolis Andronikos

Manolis Andronikos excavated the treasure of Vergina proving the greek origins of Macedonia and its inhabitants

Konstantinos Kavafis, one of the most important modern Greek poet, 1863-1933. Greatly loved in Greece and abroad!

Cavafy, one of the most prominent Greek poets, was born on April 1863 and died on the same date in 1933 in Alexandria (Egypt).

Nikiforos Vrettakos, Poet, Academician, was born on January 1st 1912-1991. wrote several volumes of poems and several other books such as the study "Nikos Kazantzakis -His Anguish and His Work", the autobiographical "Odyni"and the oratorical, "Liturgy Bellow the Acropolis, received many national awards for poetry. He was proclaimed "The Saint of Greek poetry". He also received an Honorary Doctorate in literature from the University of Athens, and was nominated for the Nobel Prize for Poetry.

Nikiforos Vrettakos, Poet, Academician, was born on January wrote…

George I of Greece (1845 - 1913). Son of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel. He married Olga Constantinovna of Russia and had nine children. He became King of Greece.

George I of Greece - Son of Christian IX and Louise of Hesse-Kassel. He married Olga Constantinovna of Russia and had nine children. He became King of Greece. Great grandfather of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.

Λάμπρος Κωνσταντάρας, Τζένη Καρέζη, Δημήτρης Μυράτ Lambros Konstandaras, Jenny Karezi, Dimitris Myrat

Myrat alongside movie stars Lambros Konstandaras and Jenny Karezi

TIME Magazine Cover: Eleutherios Venizelos - Feb. 18, 1924 - Greece - Military

Eleftherios Venizelos on the cover of TIME. He was a a charismatic leader in the…

Αντώνης Μπενάκης (1873-1954) - Andro

Αντώνης Μπενάκης (1873-1954) - Andro

Greece // Giorgios Seferis and Odysseas Elytis - Modern Greek literature is constrained by the greatness of its forebears, as the classical works of Antiquity constitute the pinnacle of canonical greatness. However, two twentieth century writers, Giorgios Seferis and Odysseas Elytis, managed to bring new life to Greek poetry, for which they were both awarded the Nobel Prize.

Reviving Greek Poetry: Giorgios Seferis and Odysseas Elytis

Greece // Giorgios Seferis and Odysseas Elytis - Modern Greek literature is constrained by the greatness of its forebears, as the classical works of Antiquity constitute the pinnacle of canonical greatness. However, two twentieth century writers, Giorgios Seferis and Odysseas Elytis, managed to bring new life to Greek poetry, for which they were both awarded the Nobel Prize.

Manolis Andronikos

Manolis Andronikos Professor at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki - Archaeologist found the tomb of Philip II of Macedon and his Golden Larnax in Vergina , Macedonia, Greece

Με "white tie"! Ναι! Κάποτε στην Ελλάδα, την πολύ φτωχότερη και εκδυτικισμένη από σήμερα, υπήρχαν περιστάσεις όπου οι δημόσιοι άνδρες φορούσαν όχι μόνο "black tie"(dinner jacket) αλλά και "white tie"(full ή evening dress).  Κωνσταντίνος Καραμανλής(Α), Γεώργιος Παπανδρέου(Δ) - Konstantinos Karamanlis(L), Georgios Papandreou(R).

Με "white tie"! Ναι! Κάποτε στην Ελλάδα, την πολύ φτωχότερη και εκδυτικισμένη από σήμερα, υπήρχαν περιστάσεις όπου οι δημόσιοι άνδρες φορούσαν όχι μόνο "black tie"(dinner jacket) αλλά και "white tie"(full ή evening dress). Κωνσταντίνος Καραμανλής(Α), Γεώργιος Παπανδρέου(Δ) - Konstantinos Karamanlis(L), Georgios Papandreou(R).

Manos Katrakis

Manos Katrakis

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