Andreas Kalvos (1792-1869) was a Greek poet of the Romantic school. Even though he only published two collections, "Lyra" (1824) and "Lyrica" (1826), he became very famous and respected. Among his contemporaries were Dionysios Solomos and Ugo Foscolo.
Odysseus, as a humble beggar, presents himself before Penelope who is sitting, pensive. The other figures of the scene are probably Telemachus, Laertes and the swineherd Eumaeus. 'Melian' terraccotta relief. 460-450 BC. New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art 30.11.9. Kakridis, J. Th., Elliniki Mythologia, vol. 5: Troikos Polemos, Ekdotiki Athinon, Athens 1986, p. 275, fig. 214.
Elytis poetry marks August 10 full moon celebrations The unique Odysseus Elytis poems will mark the events hosted by several archaeological sites and museums in Cyclades to celebrate the full moon on August 10.