Werke: »Alexis Sorbas«, »Grch. Passion«.
(1885-1957) Greek writer. His works include the poem I Odysseia/The Odyssey 1938 (which continues Homer’s Odyssey), and the novels Zorba the Greek 1946, The Greek Passion, and The Last Temptation of Christ, both 1951. Zorba the Greek was filmed 1964 and The Last Temptation of Christ (controversially) 1988.