Constantine Cavafy

Constantine P. Cavafy  was born in Alexandria in 1863. His parents were both Greek and he is a famous poet who lived and worked most of his life in Alexandria. Cavafy was a cosmopolitan by his birth because his family roots extended from Constantinople to London (via Alexandria, Trebizond, Chios, Trieste, Venice and Vienna).

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Theopompos of Chios


Theopompus of Chios was a Hellenic scholar, historian and rhetorician. Born about
378 BC on the island of Chios.

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Neophytus Vamvas

Neophytus Vamvas was born on Chios Island (Χίος) in 1770. His secular name was Nikolaos but he was widly just known as Neophytus. Vamvas was regarded as a well known Greek cleric and scholar.

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