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Σαράντης Αντίοχος Sarantis Antíocos Sarantis Antiochos Ζακύνθιος υπερόριος ... Poeta griego de Zante en la Diáspora Expatriate Greek poet

ΣΕΛΙΔΕΣ: Ο Αρχιδούκας του “Ζante”, Λουδοβίκος Σαλβατώρ*

  • *μια δαγεροτυπία του Σαράντη Αντίοχου
  • πηγή: περιοδικό ΕΠΤΑΝΗΣΙΑΚΑ ΦΥΛΛΑ, τόμος ΚΔ’, σσ.183-198.

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  • “ALEGRÍA”, un maravilloso dibujo del gran pintor y académico Don Manuel Alcorlo, dedicado a Sarantis Antíocos.

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Posted by on October 5, 2019 in Alcorlo, Spanish artists


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ΠΡΟΣΩΠΙΚΗ ΗΜΕΡΟΘΗΚΗ: Ζακυνθινά πρωτοσέλιδα


από την εφημερίδα “Ζάκυνθος”, περίοδος Α’, (1962-1963)

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Posted by on September 22, 2019 in Uncategorized


ΠΡΟΣΩΠΙΚΗ ΗΜΕΡΟΘΗΚΗ: Ζακυνθινά πρωτοσέλιδα

από την εφημερίδα “Ζάκυνθος”, περίοδος Α’, (1962-1963)


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Reseña de helenista D. José R. del Canto Nieto, sobre el libro de Sarantis Antíocos, VENTANA AL MEDIODÍA, publicado en la modalidad de bibliofilía, por SEGUNDO SANTOS EDITOR, Cuenca 2018.

Κριτική του ελληνιστή José R. del Canto Nieto για το βιβλίο του Σαράντη Αντίοχου ΠΑΡΑΘΥΡΟ ΣΤΗ ΜΕΣΗΜΒΡΙΑ, που εκδόθηκε στην Ισπανία στη σειρά των βιβλιοφικών εκδόσεων του SEGUNTO SANTOS EDITOR.

Πηγή: ERYTHEIA, 40 – 2019, σελ. 485-488.


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Romantic Byron: His Last Visit to Arquà Petrarca with Teresa Guiccioli (1819)

Letters from the exile

Countess Teresa Guiccioli

After his visits to Arquà in 1813 and 1818 (see my previous post here), Lord Byron returned to this beautiful village a fourth time, even though he didn’t write about this in his letters and journals. His last visit was in fact described by his mistress, Teresa Guiccioli, in Vie de Lord Byron en Italie (there are different versions of this book), where she recounted their itinerary through the lanes of the village, as well as their homage to Petrarch’s House and mausoleum. Teresa passionately wrote her memories, remembering how Byron admired the landscape, the view to the long plain and the plantations surrounding the Euganean Hills.

It was in September 1819, on their way back to Venice from Ravenna, that the two decided to diverge to Arquà. Teresa’s description is really moving and the tone hides a nostalgic memory of the happy moments spent…

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Posted by on September 10, 2019 in Byron



Countess Albrizzi’s Venetian Salon, with Foscolo, Canova, and Byron

Letters from the exile

Élisabeth Vigée-Le Brun (1755–1842), Portrait of Isabella Teotochi Albrizzi (1792)

Not very far from St. Marks’ Square, in one of the buildings facing an ordinary courtyard called Calle Michiel, Isabella Teotochi Albrizzi (1760-!836) hosted one of the most famous salotti (salons) of eighteenth century Venice.

Plaque outside Isabella Teotochi Albrizzi house (my pic)

Isabella Teotochi Marin Albrizzi (nee Elisabetta Teotochi), was born in the Greek island of Corfù (then part of the Republic of Venice), on June 16th, 1760. Italian writer and lover of arts, among her guests there were such names as Ugo Foscolo, Antonio Canova, Vittorio Alfieri, Vincenzo Monti, Ippolito Pindemonte, Madame de Staël, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, George Gordon Byron, Walter Scott, Sir William Hamilton, as well as ambassadors, scientists, artists, and politicians that visited Venice during their Grand Tour.

In 1776, when she was only sixteen, the Countess married the noble Venetian Carlo Antonio Marin, but…

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Posted by on September 10, 2019 in FOSCOLO, BYRON, ALBRIZZI


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