until at the end i felt - and let them call me crazy - that from nothing comes paradise  / #Odysseas #Elytis

"Until at the end I felt - and let them call me crazy - that from nothing comes Paradise." A quote from the poem The Light-Tree And The Fourteenth Beauty by Odysseas Elytis

odysseus elytis   ⌘the writer of the sun and the poet of the sea. Greece.

odysseas elytis (oδυσσέας eλύτηs born oδυσσέας aλεπουδέλλης november 2 1911 – march 18 was regarded as a major exponent of romantic modernism in greece and the world.in 1979 he won the nobel prize in literature

"Oh God, how much of blue color do you spend in your disguise from us” (free translation) ~ Odysseas Elytis.    A quote from his poem "Maria Nefeli". Elytis won the Nobel Prize in Literature on 1979

"Oh God, how much of blue color do you spend in your disguise from us” (free translation) ~ Odysseas Elytis. A quote from his poem "Maria Nefeli". Elytis won the Nobel Prize in Literature on 1979

Εποπτικό υλικό για την 25η Μαρτίου στο νηπιαγωγείο

Greek national heroes and martyrs in the War of Independence of 1821 against the Turks and the Ottoman Empire.

Laskarina Bouboulina (11 May 1771 - 22 May 1825) was a Greek naval commander, heroine of the Greek War of Independence in 1821, and posthumously, an Admiral of the Imperial Russian Navy.

La Bouboulina, celle de Zorba et l’héroïne de l’Indépendance grecque

Laskarina Bouboulina May 1771 - 22 May was a Greek naval commander, heroine of the Greek War of Independence in and posthumously, an Admiral of the Imperial Russian Navy. From the island of Spetses Greece

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

Find the world's cultural heartbeat in Greece

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

costantinos ¨kostis¨ palamas   ⌘epic figure in greek literature

Kostis Palamas, Greek poet, writer of the Olympic Hymn

maria callas / aristotelis onassis

Maria Callas & Aristotelis Onassis had a torrid love affair for many years & was heartbroken when Onassis married Jackie Kennedy.

Statue of Giorgos Anemogiannis, Nafpaktos,  Greece

Statue of Giorgos Anemogiannis, Nafpaktos, Greece One of my favorite statues I've ever seen in person!

nikos kazantzakis   ⌘the author

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

melina mercouri

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

anthony quinn & helena annousaki   ⌘actress

) anthony quinn - so handsome, & helena annousaki

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