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Odysseas Elytis
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Odysseas Elytis (1911–1996) was born in Crete. He studied law at the University of Athens and in 1960 won the National Prize in poetry. The receiver of the 1979 Nobel Prize in Literature, his Collected Poems was published in 2004 by The Johns Hopkins University Press.

AGNI has published the following work:

from With Light and Death: 9, 15-17, 19-21
by Odysseas Elytis
Translated from the Greek by Olga Broumas
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