Greek Poetry in Bengali – Rudra Kinshuk

The Bengali poet, critic, and translator Rudra Kinshuk was born in the village Samudragarh, West Bengal in 1971. He was graduated from the University of Calcutta and did his post-graduation from Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, West Bengal, and Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu. He studied French from the French Institute of Chandannagar. He has done extensive research in …

Let life alone be victorious – Maithili Sharan Gupt

जीवन की ही जय हो / डॉ. मैथिली शरण गुप्त jeevan kee hee jay hai / Dr. Maithili Sharan Gupt Poem by Maithili Sharan Gupt* Translation: Dimitrios Vassiliadis मृषा मृत्यु का भय है The fear of death is in vainजीवन की ही जय है ।Victory is only for Life. जीव की जड़ जमा रहा हैSetting the …

“Reading with Sissy” a tribute to Lafcadio Hearn

radio1d.gr – Thursday, July 18, 2019, 19:00-21 00, A Tribute to the Life and Work of Lafcadio Hearn. “Reading with Sissy”, a weekly radio program on literature and art, edited and presented by the philologist and writer Sissy Siyultzi-Ruka, at radio1d.gr. Live interviews with Mrs Despina Zernioti, archaeologist – Director of Asian Art Museum of …

Τhe famine and after it – Nagarjun

अकाल और उसके बाद / नागार्जुन akaal aur usake baad / naagaarjun Poem by Nagarjun* Translation: Dimitrios Vassiliadis कई दिनों तक चूल्हा रोया, चक्की रही उदास kaii dinon tak choolhaa royaa, chakkii rahii udaas  For many days the oven was crying, the mill was sad कई दिनों तक कानी कुतिया सोई उनके पास kaii dinon tak …

नगर – कोन्स्टेंटिनोस कवाफिस की एक कविता

सरेश सलिल एवं दिमित्रियो वासिलियादिस द्वारा हिंदी में अनुवादित Είπες· «Θα πάγω σ’ άλλη γη, θα πάγω σ’ άλλη θάλασσα. तुमने कहा, ‘‘मैं किसी अन्य देश जाऊँगा, किसी अन्य तट पर उतरूँगा । Μια πόλις άλλη θα βρεθεί καλλίτερη από αυτή. खोजूँगा कोई अन्य नगर इससे बढ़ कर। Κάθε προσπάθεια μου μια καταδίκη είναι γραφτή· …

Kazi Nazrul Islam – the national poet of Bangladesh

Dimitrios Vassiliadis Kazi Nazrul Islam (24 May 1899 – 29 August 1976), the national poet of Bangladesh, was a Bengali philosopher, poet, writer, musician, and anti-colonial revolutionary. Popularly known as Nazrul, he produced a large body of poetry and music with themes that included freedom, humanity, love, religious devotion and rebellion against the atrocities committed by humans on human beings. His poems, songs, novels, short stories, plays, and political activities expressed …

The Price of Indiscretion (stories from Panchatantra)

Koula Riga * Panchatantra is a collection of teaching myths of Indian prose and poetry, starring mainly animals. The original text is in Sanskrit for Hindus and Pali for the Buddhists. The collection attributed to Pandit Vishnu Sharma dates back to most scholars around the 3rd century BC. Is based on an earlier oral tradition. …

Greek poetry in Telugu – Dr. Lanka Siva Rama Prasad

Dr. Lanka Siva Rama Prasad,* the legendary poet, writer and founder of the Writers’ Corner at Warangal, a major city in the south Indian state of Telangana, arrived in Athens for a two days visit on October 8 and 9, 2018 to establish inter-cultural bonds between Greek and Telugu writers. ELINEPA’s President Dr. Dimitrios Vassiliadis …

Coins (for the Greek Kings in Bactria and India)

Konstantinos P. Kavafis Coins with Indian inscriptions:They are the mightiest monarchs,of Eboukratintaza, of Strataga,of Manantraza, of Eramaiaza.This is how the wise book renders the Indianinscriptions for us on one side of the coins.But the book also shows us the other side which is,moreover, the good sidewith the figure of the king. And here,how the Greek …