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 (ĕl′ē-tēs′), Odysseus Pen name of Odysseus Alepoudelis. 1911-1996.
Greek poet. He won the 1979 Nobel Prize for literature.


(Biography) Odysseus, real name Odysseus Alepoudelis. 1912–96, Greek poet, author of the long poems To Axion Esti (1959) and Maria Nefeli (1978): Nobel prize for literature 1979


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Odysseus (Odysseus Alepoudelis), 1911–96, Greek poet: Nobel prize 1979.
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