Author

Nikos Kazantzakis

Greek writer and philosopher

1883   -   1957

country of citizenship: Greece
native language: Greek
educated at: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
occupation: screenwriter, journalist, poet, translator, novelist, philosopher, playwright, writer, politician
award received: Greek state literary award
position held: Minister without portfolio of Greece

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Nikos Kazantzakis (Greek: Νίκος Καζαντζάκης [ˈnikos kazanˈd͡zacis]; 18 February 1883 – 26 October 1957) was a Greek writer. Widely considered a giant of modern Greek literature, he was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in nine different years.Kazantzakis' novels included Zorba the Greek (published 1946 as Life and Times of Alexis Zorbas), Christ Recrucified (1948), Captain Michalis (1950, translated Freedom and Death), and The Last Temptation of Christ (1955). He also wrote plays, travel books, memoirs and philosophical essays such as The Saviors of God: Spiritual Exercises. His fame spread in the English-speaking world due to cinematic adaptations of Zorba the Greek (1964) and The Last Temptation of Christ (1988). He translated also a number of notable works into Modern Greek, such as the Divine Comedy, Thus Spoke Zarathustra and the Iliad.
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works

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Four Hundred Letters of Kazantzakis to Prevelakis

published correspondence between Nikos Kazantzakis and Pandelis Prevelakis

author: Nikos Kazantzakis, Pandelis Prevelakis

1965

Fasga

play by Nikos Kazantzakis

author: Nikos Kazantzakis

Captain Michalis

book by Nikos Kazantzakis

author: Nikos Kazantzakis

1953

The Greek Passion

book by Nikos Kazantzakis

author: Nikos Kazantzakis

1950

برادرکشی (رمان)

book by Nikos Kazantzakis

author: Nikos Kazantzakis

The Odyssey: A Modern Sequel

an epic poem by Nikos Kazantzakis, based on Homer's Odyssey

author: Nikos Kazantzakis

The Saviors of God

book by Nikos Kazantzakis

author: Nikos Kazantzakis

Dawning

play by Nikos Kazantzakis

author: Nikos Kazantzakis

The Last Temptation of Christ

novel by Nikos Kazantzakis

author: Nikos Kazantzakis

1954

Serpent and Lily

work by Nikos Kazantzakis

author: Nikos Kazantzakis

1906

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