Elias Petropoulos is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Elias Petropoulos and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and. Elias Petropoulos, who has died aged 75 in Paris, was a great chronicler of Greek popular culture and low life. Elias Petropoulos, Self: Ilias Petropoulos: Enas kosmos ypogeios. Elias Petropoulos was born on June 26, in Athens, Greece. He died on September 3.

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There he studied Turkology and later he started lecturing at various Universities, most petrpoulos the Free University of Berlin. He was born in Greece but spent much of his life in France, holding a unique place in the intellectual life of Europe. You are commenting using your Facebook account. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

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During this period he was a region secretary of United Democratic Petropkulos In he started his long trajectory as a writer, essayist and political commentator which lasted until his death. An Underground World Text from documenta Thus, in cruel and unusual poetry, we encounter the same subversive character — but we here presented with tender moments of the emotional world. Ancient History and Archaeologyand Hittite History.


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The body was never found and this scarred young Elias for the rest of his life. Film about Elias Petropoulos.

The unpublished work is huge, some of which are lexical. According to his will, his body was cremated and his ashes were thrown in a sewer by his lifelong partner Mary Koukoule. Byie for more than 25 years and up to 70 petropouloos at pending against conviction to imprisonment for insulting religion.

To book Rebetika songs, not brought censorship stamp, the junta sentenced him to five months in prison inas for Kaliarnta and the text body, published in the journal Tram.

Afterwards he finished high school, got a job in the Thessaloniki city council as a minor civil servant, and finished a degree in Law in the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki.

Such is my will. In the following ten years he embarked in a thorough and systematic exploration of Greek marginal subcultures.

Elias Petropoulos

Tombeaux An Interactive Experience. Ancient authors have in their works maintained valuable details for us, some of which are under discussion here. A self-described “urban anthropologist,” he wrote widely and seriously on aspects of Greek life which were rarely elia objects of serious study: An Underground World meets the author at his study in Paris, where he spent his last thirty years in self-exile.

The camera reveals a man who never lost the passion for his work, gleaning information for his books and subverting established views and values. Pdtropoulos first dictionary in the world for the slang of fags. Petropoulos was born in Athens on 26 Junebut spent his early years in Thessalonikiwhere his father, a junior civil servant, was transferred when Elias was six.


Birth on 26 June in Athens Issued about 80 books and over a thousand articles exploring taboo or marginal issues hashish rebetiko underworld, prostitution, sexuality, prtropoulos. Elias Petropoulos arrested and imprisoned for illegal emfyliaki action.

Proceedings of Scientific Conference. At the same time he published his first major treatise, concerning three significant figures of contemporary Greek culture, eponymously titled ” Elytis Moralis Tsarouchis “. Elias Petropoulos became known to the general public with his book The manual of the good thief issued in Athens in by the publishing house Nephele and undeniable is the value of the first rempetologikis study in Greece that even today a reference point for the study rebetiko-perithoriou- petropoulso of life, Rembetica songs Athensissued many times since then, with several additions and improvements.

At the same time he turned his critical skills and corrosive sense of humour against the hypocrisy of dominant culture and the corruption and repression of the Greek state. There I wish I pressed again in Athens. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.