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Dionysios Solomos: The Greek Poet of Liberty

Dionysios Solomos, born on the island of Zakynthos in 1798, is rightly regarded as the National Poet of Greece for writing "Imnos eis tin Eleftherían," ("Hymn to Freedom"), the first two stanzas of which became the national anthem of...

Historic Cafés in Athens Completely Gone

Almost all historic cafés in Athens are now sadly gone. These places were more than just mere cafés; they were meeting places for artists, politicians and authors for several years. The majority of these buildings are now demolished. The...

Poets Demonstrate In Athens To Bring Attention To Greek Economic Crisis

(Original Story in Greek By Inga Athanasiadou) Greek poets will take to the streets as peaceful demonstrators on Wednesday, the 21st of March, when World Poetry Day is being celebrated. The poets will be protesting the economic crisis in Greece that...