Nikos Kazantzakis

Nikos Kazantzakis

Nikos Kazantzakis, one of the most important Greek writers of the 20th Century, was born in Iraklion, Crete, on 18th February 1883, and died on 26th October 1957.

Better known for his work in, "Christ Recrucified", "Zorba the Greek" and "The Last Temptation of Christ" (they all became movies), Nikos Kazantzakis embarked with great success upon fiction and poetry, and theater plays as well.

Nikos Kazantzakis is the most translated Modern Greek writer. On the grave of the great Greek writer is engraved the inscription, "I hope for nothing, I fear nothing, I am free".

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