“I said to the almond tree: ‘Speak to me of God’ and the almond tree blossomed.“
—`Nikos Kazantzakis (February 18, 1883, Greece —October 26, 1957, Germany)
Nikos Kazantzakis was a Greek writer, considered a giant of modern Greek literature, awarded the Nobel Prize in nine times. Kazantzakis’ novels included Zorba the Greek, Christ Recrucified, Captain Michalis, and The Last Temptation of Christ. He also translated a number of notable works into Modern Greek, such as the Divine Comedy, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, On the Origins Of Species, the Iliad and the Odyssey.
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