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Angelos Sikelianos

Sikelianos, Angelos (sēkelēäˈnōs) [key], 1884–1951, Greek poet and playwright. One of Greece's most important 20th-century lyric poets, he emphasized national history, religious symbolism, and universal harmony in poems such as "The Light-Shadowed,""Prologue to Life,""Mother of God," and "Delphic Utterance." His plays include Sibylla, Daedalus in Crete, Christ in Rome, The Death of Digenis, and Asklepius.

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