CRTL GREEK: Uncle Manolis, the King, by Photis Kontoglou,

CRTL GREEK: Uncle Manolis, the King, by Photis Kontoglou,



Ο Mπάρμπα-Μανώλης ο Βασιλές

Γι αυτόν ανοίξανε οι πύλες του Ουρανού για να μπει μέσα στον Παράδεισο. Τέτοιος άνθρωπος ήταν, eνας πολίτης της Βασιλείας των Ουρανών πάνω στη γη.

Uncle Manolis, the King, by Photis Kontoglou.

It is for him that the gates of Heaven opened so that he might enter the Paradise.  Uncle Manolis was this way, a member of the Kingdom of Heavens on earth.  (A Christmas story by Photis Kontoglou.)


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Dimitris Karavasilis

Dimitris Karavasilis was born and grew up in Imvros, Turkey. He attended the Turkish primary school, while at the same time secretly learning the basic Greek language. Forced to emigrate, he settled in Greece. He went on to study both Theology and Greek Literature at the University of Athens, where he also attended post-graduate classes in the field of Comparative Paedagogics. He has been a radio producer at the local ecclesiastical radio station of the Metropolis of Pereus for 23 years. He still teaches religion and ethics at the High School level.