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Statue of Dionysios Solomos, Zakynthos
Greece

The statue of Zakynthos native Dionysios Solomos overlooks the main square named in his honour. Solomos was the national poet of Greece. Some of his words are part of the Greek national anthem.

Copyright: Gary davies
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Hochgeladen: 14/12/2013
Aktualisiert: 15/04/2014
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