Our best quote from Nick Kazantzakis
Nov 17, 2021
Kalimera Crete Traveler,
I hope you do enjoy a marvelous day.
This is our best quote from our beloved Nick Kazantzakis.
"Love the man because it's you...!" Nikos Kazantzakis
Αγάπα τον άνθρωπο γιατί είσαι εσύ...!” Νίκος Καζαντζάκης
Nikos Kazantzakis was a Cretan, Greek writer and for suore 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 or 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, On the Origins Of Species, the Iliad and the Odyssey.
Don't miss to visit the Museum of Nikos Kazantzakis during your next holiday in Crete.
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