Greek actress Melina Mercouri (1925 - 1994) sitting at a street cafe in Athens, Greece. Artist:Slim Aarons Date: circa 1961 Theme: Athens, Greece 1960s (via photographersgallery.com)

Slim Aarons - Greek actress Melina Mercouri sitting at a street cafe in Athens, 1961

Η «ζωντανή Καρυάτιδα» από το Χιλιομόδι έγινε 89 χρόνων |thetoc.gr

Hellas Inhabitants Of The Shiny Stone: Eternal greek beauty! Greek actress Irene Pappas next to a greek statue

Pythagoras of Samos, c. 570 – c.495 BC,  Ionian #Greek philosopher, mathematician, and founder of the religious movement called Pythagoreanism. His ideas exercised a marked influence on Plato, and through him, on all of Western philosophy. The Pythagorean theorem in geometry states that in a right angle triangle the canon is α2+β2= c2. According to Pythagoras everything was related to mathematics and numbers were the ultimate reality. Musical notes could be translated into mathematical…

Pythagoras of Samos was an Ionian Greek philosopher, mathematician, and founder of the religious movement called Pythagoreanism.

Eugenios Spatharis ( 1924 - 2009 ).The most prominent "shadow theatre " artist in Greece, credited to have brought the traditional KARAGIOZIS to mass audiences

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Eugenios Spatharis - The most prominent "shadow theatre " artist in credited to have brought the traditional to mass audiences.

Odysseus Elytis,Nobel Prize in Literature 1979.Translations of his poetry have been published as autonomous books, in anthologies or in periodicals in eleven languages..Unlike others,he didn't turn back to Ancient Greece or Byzantium but devoted himself to today's Hellenism,of which he attempted to build up the mythology institutions.His main endeavour was to rid his people's conscience from remorses unjustifiable to complement natural elements through ethical powers.

Odysseus Elytis - Greek Poet , Nobel Prize in Literature 1979

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, appealing not only to the Greek diaspora, but also introducing non-Greek audiences to traditional Greek Folk Music..

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

Aris Konstantinidis (1913-1993)one of the most prominent Greek contemporary architects, whose work 's been recognized regionally& internationally.He studied in Munich  where he came in contact with modernist architectural concepts of the time.His work turns to a poetics of construction, through a deep and very personal comprehension of the greek landscape's qualities and conditions.For him, a building should appear as it has "sprung" from the ground,never finished but completed as time goes…

aris kostantinidis sounion greece homage to one of the gratest architects of the century

Georgios Papanicolaou -- Medical doctor.He studied at the University of Athens , Ph.D from the University of Munich, known for his invention of the Papanicolaou Test , commonly known as the PAP TEST , used worldwide and saving the lives of millions of women.

Georgios Papanicolaou -- Medical doctor.He studied at the University of Athens , Ph.D from the University of Munich, known for his invention of the Papanicolaou Test , commonly known as the PAP TEST , used worldwide and saving the lives of millions of women.

Bill Gekas was born and live in Melbourne, Australia. A self taught photographer that learnt the technicals of photography using a 35mm film slr camera from the mid 90's and switched to digital in 2005, practicing the art of photography and constantly refining his style. He won the first international award of "The Loupe Awards"

Bill Gekas Melbourne photographer turns his little girl into photos of fine art paintings, incredible.

Ο φωτορεπόρτερ Γιάννης Κυριακίδης μπροστά τον Πύργο του ΟΤΕ

Ο φωτορεπόρτερ Γιάννης Κυριακίδης μπροστά τον Πύργο του ΟΤΕ

Picture of Melina Mercouri

In the year of her first film, Stella, Melina Merkouri Greek actress, style icon and politician.

Jenny Karezi(1936- 1992 )Her love for theater started  since her school years with the leading part in Sophocles’ Antigone.Then she was accepted in the Drama School of the National Theater, where she studied next to Rodiris andTerzakisHer first part was with Merkouri and  Diamantopoulos, in the play Beautiful Helen.Many great parts were to follow next to Minotis and Paxinou, in 1955 having  her cinema debut  and starring in more than 30 films

ΤΖΕΝΗ ΚΑΡΕΖΗ (Jenny Karezi) - Famous Greek actress from the and

Leonidas Kavakos, Artist of the Year | gramophone.co.uk

Leonidas Kavakos, Artist of the Year | gramophone.co.uk

Manos Hatzidakis ( Μάνος Χατζιδάκις) (October 23, 1925 – June 15, 1994) was a Greek composer and theorist of the Greek music. He was also one of the main prime movers of the "Éntekhno" song (along with Mikis Theodorakis). In 1960 he received an Academy Award for Best Original Song for his Song "Never on Sunday" from the self-titled movie.

Manos Hatzidakis was one of the most important Greek composers. His work is that he was able to popular music includes dozens of recordings, many of which are now recognized as classics.

The Poet George Drosinis in Athens 1943, by Voula Papaioannou/ The Benaki Museum archives.

The Poet George Drosinis in Athens by Voula Papaioannou/ The Benaki Museum archives.

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