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Kostis Palamas Biography | Poet

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Kostis Palamas (Greek : st aaµ ; 13 January  [ O.S. 8 January]  1859 – 27 February 1943 ) was a Greek poet who wrote the words to the Olympic Hymn. He was a central figure of the Greek literary generation of the 1880s and one of the cofounders of the so-called New Athenian School (or Palamian School, or Second Athenian School) along with Georgios Drosinis, Nikos Kampas, Ioanis Polemis .