Spyros Louis, the winner of the Marathon in the 1896 Olympic Games of Athens dies on 26 March 1940 - Στις 26 Μαρτίου του 1940 πεθαίνει ο Σπύρος Λούης, νικητής του Μαραθώνιου Αγώνα στους Ολυμπιακούς Αγώνες του 1896.

Spyros Louis, the winner of the Marathon in the 1896 Olympic Games of Athens…

1. Socrates taught by asking his students questions and inducing his listeners to answer which challenged their beliefs.

This was called The Socratic Method. Socrates taught his philosophy by asking his students questions and inducing his listeners to answer which challenged their beliefs during that time.

Katina Paxinou with Oscar she won for the film "For Whom the Bell Tolls" along with actor Charles Coburn who won for "The More the Merrier" (circa 1944)

Katina Paxinou - Best Supporting Actress Oscar for "For Whom the Bell Tolls" and Charles Coburn - Best Supporting Actor Oscar for "The More the Merrier" 1943

Από πάνω: Γιάννης Ρίτσος, Οδυσσέας Ελύτης, Μίκης Θεοδωράκης, Μάνος Κατράκης From…

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

Η κυρά της Ρω - Η ιστορία της γυναίκας που ύψωνε κάθε μέρα την ελληνική σημαία | ΣΑΝ ΣΗΜΕΡΑ | PLUS | Θέματα | LiFO

Η κυρά της Ρω - Η ιστορία της γυναίκας που ύψωνε κάθε μέρα την ελληνική σημαία | ΣΑΝ ΣΗΜΕΡΑ | PLUS | Θέματα | LiFO

El Greco - full name Domenikos Theotokopoulos. The most famous Greek painter, many don't even think that his name actually means 'The Greek' in latin...But his painting style was unique

El Greco - Portrait of Giorgio Giulio Clovio (friend and supporter in Rome),the earliest surviving portrait from El Greco oil on canvas, Naples

costantinos ¨kostis¨ palamas   ⌘epic figure in greek literature

Kostis Palamas, Greek poet, writer of the Olympic Hymn

Domna Samiou (1928 – 2012) was a prominent Greek researcher and performer of Greek folk music. For over half a century she has been collecting, recording and performing all over the world the traditional songs of Greece (demotika), appealing not only to the Greek diaspora, but also introducing non-Greek audiences to traditional Greek folk music. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NejvcWqugqU, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OckC4Om7V84,

Domna Samiou was a prominent Greek researcher and performer of Greek…

Nikos Gatsos ( 1911-1992) Greek poet, translator, lyricist.His work as a whole…

Nikos Gatsos ( 1911-1992) Greek poet, translator, lyricist.His work as a whole…

Andreas Karkavitsas (1865-1922) was a Greek pose writer and one of the three representatives of ethography, along with George Viziinos and Alexandros Papadiamantis.  He expressed naturalism through his work. "Lygeri" (1896) was one of his best works.

Andreas Karkavitsas was a Greek prose writer and one of the three representatives of ethography, along with George Viziinos and Alexandros Papadiamantis. "Lygeri" which was one of his best works.

Karolos Koun :  one of the few stage directors that left an everlasting imprint…

Karolos Koun : one of the few stage directors that left an everlasting imprint…

Ο Σπύρος Μαρινάτος ήταν Έλληνας αρχαιολόγος και ακαδημαϊκός, ο οποίος γεννήθηκε…

Ο Σπύρος Μαρινάτος ήταν Έλληνας αρχαιολόγος και ακαδημαϊκός, ο οποίος γεννήθηκε…

Βέμπο-Βάζει ο Ντούτσε τη στολή του

Βέμπο-Βάζει ο Ντούτσε τη στολή του

Δεν ελπίζω τίποτα. Δε φοβούμαι τίποτα. Είμαι λέφτερος - Νίκος Καζαντζάκης  "I hope nothing. I fear nothing. I am free."

The unadorned stone tomb is dominated by the epitaph "I hope for nothing, I fear nothing, I am free"

Yannis Markopoulos (Γιάννης Μαρκόπουλος) (born 18 March 1939) is a Greek composer. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KAdeI5Z_ow4

Yannis Markopoulos (Γιάννης Μαρκόπουλος) (born 18 March 1939) is a Greek composer. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KAdeI5Z_ow4

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