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3. The Eleven Arcadias

This is the third post about Mikis Theodorakis’s song cycle named “Arcadia”. The text of part two and three is a translation of Οι Αρκαδίες του Μίκη Θεοδωράκη. In this part three the eleven Arcadias are listed and enriched with all … Continue reading

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2. The Arcadia of Mikis Theodorakis

“The Arcadia of Mikis Theodorakis” post is a translation of the article: Οι Αρκαδίες του Μίκη Θεοδωράκη, written by Apostolis Giannakidis, Αποστόλης Γιαννακίδης, in the online magazine Orfeas. The fore word of this magazine is written by Tassos P. Karantas,  Τάσος Π. Καραντής, … Continue reading

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1. Arcadia ~ Αρκαδία

Arcadia is a regional unit within the region of Peloponnese, in Greece. Tripoli, the capital of Arcadia, is also the capital city of Peloponnese. The regional unit Arcadia is subdivided into 5 municipalities. One of these five municipalities is Gortyna, … Continue reading

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Grigoris Lambrakis, symbol of democracy

* Grigoris Lambrakis (April 3, 1912 – May 27, 1963) was a Greek politician, physician, track and field athlete, and member of the faculty of the School of Medicine at the University of Athens.  Today, May 22, 2013 it has … Continue reading

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Mikis Theodorakis, Ernesto Treccani and Alexandros Panagoulis

* Ernesto Treccani was an Italian Artist, and belongs to the most famous contemporary painters. He was born in Milan, Italy, on August 26, 1920 and passed away on November 27, 2009, also in Milan. In the beginning of World War … Continue reading

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