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Category: Important Greek people

Σαπφώ

Ο Πλάτωνας είχε γράψει ότι ήταν η δεκάτη μούσα, ο Αλκαίος την είχε αποκαλέσει «ιερή γυναίκα» και μέχρι σήμερα η Σαπφώ αναγνωρίζεται από τον πνευματικό κόσμο του δυτικού πολιτισμού ως «η γυναίκα που έγραψε την καλύτερη ποίηση που γράφτηκε ποτέ».Ή Σαπφώ ήταν εκείνη που ύμνησε…

Irene Papas

Irene Papas (or Pappas) (Greek: Ειρήνη Παππά) born according to most sources on 3 September 1926) is a Greek actress and singer who has starred in over 70 films in a career spanning more than 50 years. She became famous in Greece, and then internationally…

Mikis Theodorakis

Michael “Mikis” Theodorakis (Greek: Μιχαήλ (Μίκης) Θεοδωράκης [ˈmicis θeoðoˈɾacis]; born 29 July 1925) is a Greek composer and lyricist who has contributed to contemporary Greek music with over 1000 works. He scored for the films Zorba the Greek (1964), Z (1969), and Serpico (1973). He…

Helene Glykatzi-Ahrweiler

Helene Glykatzi-Ahrweiler (pronounced [aʁvɛlɛʁ]; Greek: Ελένη Γλύκατζη-Αρβελέρ; born 29 August 1926) is Greek academic Byzantinologist. She is also a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Greece. In the 2008 show Great Greeks, she was named in the 100 greatest Greeks of all time. She is a corresponding…

Pericles

Pericles is perhaps most famous for his great building projects. He wanted to establish Athens as the leader of the Greek world and wanted to build an acropolis that represented the city’s glory. He rebuilt many temples on the acropolis that were destroyed by the Persians. Only in…

Archimedes

Generally considered the greatest mathematician of antiquity and one of the greatest of all time, Archimedes anticipated modern calculus and analysis by applying concepts of infinitesimals and the method of exhaustion to derive and rigorously prove a range of geometrical theorems. In the 3rd Century BC, Archimedes: invented…