This novelist wrote "zorba the Greek" and "The Last Temptation of Christ".
Who was the main character in the 11th century epic poem about a border guard of mixed Greek and Arabic lineage?
This poet (1911-1996) won a Nobel Prize for Literature in 1979.
What was the official script of the palaces and cults of ancient Cretan society (c.1900-1800B.C.)?
When did dimotiki become the official language of Greece?
This right-wing dictator came into power in August 1936.
Roughly how many signs does the Linear B script contain?
This poet (1909-1990) wrote 117 books, mainly on folk poetry and occasionally classical myth. He was a left-wing activist and an active member of the Greek resistance during World War II.
Which was not a poem written by Dionysios Solomos?
Who wrote a Cretan romance, titled "erotokritos," in the 17th century?
Songs of brigandage under Ottoman rule.
Who translated the Gospels into dimotiki for the first time in 1901?
This work, showing the author's focus on the working class, was published by Yannis Ritsos in 1934.
This poet (1884-1951) was both a classicist and modernist who wrote about everyday occasions and moved between pagan and Christian themes.
This poet (1863-1933) was a civil servant and journalist in Alexandria and also traveled to England and Constantinople.
What was the name of the military class responsible for safeguarding the frontier regions of the Byzantine empire?
This poet (1896-1928) wrote dark, satiric, elegiac verses.
This novelist (1833-1957) was born in Crete and studied law at Athens and philosophy at Paris. He lost the Nobel Prize to Albert Camus by one vote.
These two works by Yannis Ritsos (1935) sought to achieve a balance between faith in the future, founded on the Communist ideal, and personal despair.
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Who was sacrificed to ensure the completion of the bridge of Arta?
Who is considered to be the "National Poet" of Greece and wrote the "Hymn to Liberty/National Greek Anthem"
This Poet lived from 1859-1943 and wrote 16 volumes of poetry, including "The Twelve Lays of the Gypsy."
Which is not a work of Yannis Ritsos?