Giorgos Seferis (13 March 1900 - 20 September 1971 / Izmir)
Giorgos or George Seferis was the pen name of Geōrgios Seferiádēs. He was one of the most important Greek poets of the 20th century, and a Nobel laureate. He was also a career diplomat in the Greek Foreign Service, culminating in his appointment as Ambassador to the UK, a post which he held from 1957 to 1962.
Seferis was born in Urla (Greek: Βουρλά) near Smyrna in Asia Minor, Ottoman Empire (now İzmir, Turkey). His father, Stelios Seferiadis, was a lawyer, and later a professor at the University of Athens, as well as a poet and translator in his own right. He was also a staunch Venizelist and a supporter of the demotic Greek language over the formal, ... more »
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- An Old Man on the River Bank
- Erotikos Logos
- Flowers Of The Rock
- II. MYCENAE
- In the Goddess' Name I Summon You
- In the Manner of G.S.
- In The Sea Caves
- Interval of Joy
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