- “At the noisy end of the café, head bent
over the table, an old man sits alone…
Yet it seems he was young just yesterday.
So brief an interval, so very brief.”
– Andreas Georgiadis (b.1972), “Portrait of Cavafy at an Advanced Age”.
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New highlights added January 12, 2023 at 4:14 PM
- A close friend of Cavafy, Antonis Benakis was a Greek-Alexandrian art collector and the founder of the Benaki Museum in Athens. The son of magnate Emmanuel Benakis and the brother of author Penelope Delta, he is the hero of Delta’s book “Trellantonis” (Crazy Antony). https://t.co/JocpbNrXPe