O Παππα Νάρκισσος
He was born in Syros island in 1835 and died in Athens in 1909. He lived many years in London and Paris. He was an eminent writer and passionate with education. He is the founder of many schools and libraries. He worked towards the revival of the Olympic Games.
Main works: “Loukis Laras: Reminiscences of a Chiote Merchant during the War of Independence”, published in English translated by J. Gennadius, London, Macmillan & Co., 1881. New edition: New York, Doric Publications Ltd, 1972
“Seven Essays on Christian Greece”, tranlated in English by John, marquess of Bute, London, Alexander Gardner, 1890.
“Tales from the Aegean”, tranlated in English by Leonard Eckstein Opdycke, Chicago, A.C. McClurg and Company, 1894.