Poetry, History, Myths to Add to Your Reading List

Streams of Gold, Rivers of Blood by Anthony Kaldellis and Myths by Stephen Fry. Photo: Amazon

Winter is a great time to curl up with a good book. No need to feel cabin fever when Greek writers can transport the reader to the milder shores of the homeland or to remote antiquity. Whether in poetry or prose, there is something for every reader to enjoy.

Greek poet Athanasios Christopoulos was born in 1772 in Kastoria. He studied at Buda (the western part of what is now Budapest, Hungary) and Padua, Italy. He then tutored the children of Alexander …

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