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Greece, Macedonia, Bulgaria: Zorba the Greek

Greater Surbiton quotes from Nikos Kazantzakis‘ “Zorba the Greek”: “Given current Greek policy toward Macedonia, it is illuminating to read the words that Kazantzakis placed in the mouth of this most popular of Greek fictional heroes when the latter described his role in the Greek struggle to colonise Macedonia […].”

3 comments

  • alex

    Another stupid post by a greek hater who does not have the guts to put his blogs open for comments.
    Incidentally, this is, as mentioned, a fictional character. Kazantzakis himself did not take part in the war between greeks and bulgarians in macedonia before the balkan wars, although he did fight in the Balkan wars. Plus,
    because of his left-wing association, he was more sympathetic to comintern resolutions. Anyway, if you want to
    get a much more accurate account of that war,
    read Penelope Delta’s “Secrets of the Swamp”

  • Darko-MACEDONIAN

    your nazzi policy agains macedonia is gonna be unlived by the truth!

  • gregobrasileiro

    When talking about Nazis and Nazi policies, one should have in mind the Slavomacedoian (now FYROMian) past, as Hitler´s collaborators in the region of Macedonia…

    The site below will enlighten you about who the Nazis are, when you see Slavomacedonians in Skopje welcoming the Nazi troops, marching with them in Ohrid and Bitola, posing for a photo alongside Hitler´s piture and the map of `Great`Macedonia…

    http://history-of-macedonia.com/wordpress/tag/nazi/

    Admire FYROM´s glorious past…

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