Μίκης Θεοδωράκης και Γιώργος Ζαμπέτας στην Πλάκα. Mikis Theodorakis and Giorgos Zambetas in Plaka, Athen 1961

Μίκης Θεοδωράκης και Γιώργος Ζαμπέτας στην Πλάκα. Mikis Theodorakis and Giorgos Zambetas in Plaka, Athen 1961

1927 ~ Nikos Kazantzakis at the Temple of Aphaia in Aegina island

“The great Cretan writer Nikos Kazantzakis at the Temple of Aphaia in Aegina.

German soldiers on parade in Athens, 24 April 1941

May German troops parade in Constitution square, Athens, Greece. The rock of the Acropolis can be seen in the back. The building in the right foreground, the Grand Bretagne hotel, is still in operation today.

1958: Architect Emmanouel Vourekas in front of the (under construction) "Athens Hilton" hotel

Architect Emmanouel Vourekas in front of the (under construction) "Athens Hilton" hotel ~ 1958

October 12, 1944: Stadiou street - Liberation of Athens from Nazi Occupation

“Today in history: October The city of Athens celebrates liberation from Nazi German troops and citizens emerge on the streets to celebrate.

Markos Vamvakaris (1905-1972) one of the greatest rempetiko musicians

Markos Vamvakaris one of the greatest rempetiko musicians!

Η κυρά της Ρω, ή κατά κόσμον Δέσποινα Αχλαδιώτη, ύψωνε κάθε μέρα για 34 (κατά άλλους για 40) χρόνια την ελληνική σημαία μια ανάσα από τα τουρκικά παράλια.

Η κυρά της Ρω, ή κατά κόσμον Δέσποινα Αχλαδιώτη, ύψωνε κάθε μέρα για 34 (κατά άλλους για 40) χρόνια την ελληνική σημαία μια ανάσα από τα τουρκικά παράλια.

Stockholm, Sweden. December 1963. George Seferis receives the Nobel Prize of Literature.  The Nobel Prize in Literature 1963 was awarded to Giorgos Seferis "for his eminent lyrical writing, inspired by a deep feeling for the Hellenic world of culture".

December George Seferis receives the Nobel Prize of Literature. The Nobel Prize in Literature 1963 was awarded to Giorgos Seferis "for his eminent lyrical writing, inspired by a deep feeling for the Hellenic world of culture".

Stockholm, 1979. Odysseus Elytis, left, receives the Nobel prize for Literature from the King of Sweden.  "The winner of the 1979 Nobel prize for literature, Odysseus Elytis, is not well known outside his native Greece. There he is popular for his poetry that expresses the ideals, history, mythology, and hopes of his country."

Stockholm, Poet Odysseus Elytis, left, receives the Nobel prize for Literature from the King of Sweden

Nikos Kazantzakis at his house in Aegina with his cat Sminthitsa. March 1943.

Nikos Kazantzakis at his house in Aegina Island with his cat Sminthitsa.

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