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Kostis Palamas

Greece to Restore Historic Home of National Poet Kostis Palamas

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...

Greece Honors Dodecanese, Poet Kostis Palamas With New Coins

Greece is issuing commemorative €2 coins honoring the 70th anniversary of the  Dodecanese islands' return to Greece and the 75th anniversary of the death of poet Kostis Palamas. The Dodecanese is a group of 15 large islands -- including Rhodes...

Kostis Palamas: The Great Poet of Hellenism

One of the top Greek poets of modern literature was also one of the most inspiring figures of Hellenism, as the works of Kostis Palamas became beacons of the newly independent Greek State. Born in Patras on January 13, 1859,...

House of Greek National Poet Kostis Palamas Sold

The Patras house where Greek national poet Kostis Palamas was born, is sold to a Greek businessman who lives and works in the USA. The 75-year-old man, who also hails from Patras, is planning to turn the house into a museum. According...

Greek Poet Kostis Palamas' House for Sale

The house where Kostis Palamas was born and grew up in, is now for sale. The financial crisis prevents the Municipality of Patras from buying it, and now the house is looking for news owners. The crucial point of...