On December 10, 1963, Greek diplomat and poet Giorgos Seferis was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature by King Gustav of Sweden.
The poet of Thessaloniki and rebetiko scholar Dinos Christianopoulos died in August of 2020, but he left behind him a rich and diverse poetic legacy that will never be forgotten in Greece. He was born in Thessaloniki in 1931—the beautiful...
Reading like the lyrics to a popular song or poem from modern times, two ancient Greek inscriptions in the form of rhyming poetry have prompted new insights into the way the language was spoken in those times. Ultimately, it is...
After many years of neglect and dilapidation, the historic home of poet Kostis Palamas in Athens is given a lifeline by the Greek Ministry of Culture. According to a decision on Tuesday, the poet's historic home, located in Plaka, will...
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed in a television interview on Tuesday that he solves quadratic equations and reads poetry in Greek to relax.