The National Library of Greece pays homage to Angelos Sikelianos ATHENS 9.84


The National Library of Greece pays homage to Angelos Sikelianos On the occasion of the completion
seventy years since his death as part of the cycle “Speech 9” organized by the president of the board of the National Library of Greece, Mr. Stavros

The event titled Angelos Sikelianos (1884-1951) will take place
Monday, December 20, 2021, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at the National Book Tower
Library of Greece, at the Cultural Center of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. The entrance is
free to the public In order of priority on arrival.

The National Library of Greece returns to the study of Angelos’ work
?? following the event organized in June 2017 and
hundred years since the first edition of “Mother of God”, for the sole purpose of
stimulate interest in reading for the study of one’s work.


Efthalie Papadaki, Philologist
Michel paschalis, professor, University of Crete
Stavros Zoupoulakis, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Library


National Library of Greece
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center Book Tour
Monday December 20 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Free entry
The capacity of the room is 150 people and priority will be given to

At the entrance to the National Library of Greece will be requested by all
participants over 12 years old: • vaccination certificate or • sickness certificate
Wearing a mask is compulsory for the duration of the stay on the premises of the EBE.

The Sikelianos archives of the National Library of Greece are part of Philology
Archive and includes letters, diaries, notes and drawings of works by Angelos . Among them, the “Journal of Mount Athos”, a notebook in which the poet records his impressions of the pilgrimage to Mount Athos that he made with Kazantzakis from November 15 to December 25, 1914.

EBE acquired the archives in September 1973, by “Mrs. Annan, widow of Angelos Sikelianos”, as indicated in the acquisition book of the Department of Manuscripts and Copies.


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