Exhibition on Nikos Kazantzakis opens on Crete



The permanent exhition on Nikos Kazantzakis, perhaps the most important  writer of the 20th century, was inaugurated at the ‘Nikos Kazantzakis Museum’ in Myrtia village in the prefecture of Iraklion, on the island of Crete, on Saturday night.
National Defense Minister Evangelos Venizelos, Deputy Economy Minister Satvros Arnaoutakis, independent deputy and former foreign minister Dora Bakoyannis, deputies and intellectuals were present at the inauguration.
Nikos Kazantzakis (February 18th 1883 – October 26th 1957) was a Greek novelist, poet, play writer and politician, known for works as “Alexis Zorbas” and “The Last Temptation of the Christ”, both transferred to the silver screen. He is the most translated modern Green writers.
The exhibition includes details from his life and work, useful to those familiar with his work or not.


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