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Lord Byron Died for Greece 196 Years Ago Today

April 19, which coincides with Orthodox Easter Sunday in 2020, marks 196 years since Lord Byron, the most famous British Philhellene, died in Messolonghi...

Bust of Greek Poet Sappho Discovered In Turkish Museum

A sculpture portraying a woman which has been on display in the Antalya Archeological Museum for nearly 50 years has recently been discovered to...

Greece’s Beloved Poet Kiki Dimoula Dies at 89

One of Greece's most famous and beloved poets, Kiki Dimoula, died on Saturday at the age of 89. Dimoula, née Vasiliki Radou, was rushed to...

Dionysios Solomos: The Greek Poet of Liberty

Poet Dionysios Solomos is honored every February 9 on the occasion of the International Greek Language Day for writing the country's national anthem ”Hymn...

Greek Island of Evia Honors Poet and Writer Tasos Papapostolou

An event held at Chalkida, the capital of Evia, on Sunday honored poet and writer Tasos Papapostolou, who made a significant contribution to the...

Greek Poet Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke Dies at 81

Popular Greek poet Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke passed away on Tuesday at the age of 81. Greece's Minister of Culture Lina Mendoni expressed her condolences to the...

Prominent Greek Poet Nanos Valaoritis Dies at 98

Prominent Greek poet and novelist Nanos Valaoritis died on Friday morning at the age of 98. The causes of his death are still unknown. Ioannis...

The Family That Brought Greek Poet Sikelianos’ Villa Back to Life

Angelos Sikelianos, the famous Greek lyric poet and playwright, was born in the island of Lefkas in 1884 and has since come back under the...

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