Tag Archives: Greece

Ill met by moonlight

‘Ill met’ is the opposite of ‘well met’, an archaic greeting meaning ‘It is fortunate that we meet’, or simply ‘nice to see you’. This means that “Ill met by moonlight” could mean:  ‘It’s bad luck that we have met … Continue reading

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Canto General in 2017

  Song (Canto) for the world, for humanity When finally understanding the Spanish words (English translation) of the poem Canto General, I am surprised how futuristic this collection of poems was when it was written. Pablo Neruda started with it … Continue reading

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Kazantzakis

Kazantzakis is the title of a new film, that will be released in November 2017. Kazantzakis is the well known name of a world famous Greek author and philosopher. Nikos Kazantzakis, born 18 February 1883, died  26 October 1957. This year, … Continue reading

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Poios ti Zoí mou …

“Mikis Theodorakis – Poios ti Zoí mou …” is a theatrical musical performance about the life and work of Mikis Theodorakis. One of the performances took place on the island Makronissos on September 14, 2013. . Makronissos “When the Greek Civil … Continue reading

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In “trash”: 55 posts

As explained on the homepage: I am cleaning up the blog. All posts from the start, January 2010 till half of 2013, about Mikis Theodorakis and his politics and acts, restarted in about the same time as my blog opened, are now … Continue reading

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