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Cavafy, Constantine, 1863-1933


Cavafy's World

Constantine Cavafy was a late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Greek poet from Alexandria, Egypt whose poetry was greatly inspired by the city's ancient history, along with classical Greek and Roman art. E.M. Forster once described this singular poet as "standing at a slight angle to the universe." The Kelsey Archeological Museum at the University of Michigan has curated this online exhibit...