The Benaki Museum pays tribute to the great Cretan writer Nikos Kazantzakis, with exhibits on display at three of its locations around central Athens.
The Ghika Gallery presents an exhibition of drawings by Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghika used for the English translation of Kazantzakis’s “Odyssey”.
At the Pireos Street annex, visitors can see notes, letters and manuscripts that shed light on the author’s life.
The Museum of Islamic Art will showcase the writer’s impressions of Eastern philosophies and countries.
Nikos Kazantzakis was one of the most significant modern Greek writers and was the most translated. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in nine different years and transcended the boundaries of his country with a literary talent of universal range and resonance. Some of his works include: Zorba the Greek, The Last Temptation of Christ and Christ Recrucified.
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