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ChristineSmith20
Posted: Saturday, November 30, 2013 6:37:34 PM
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Hi, I was wondering if anyone can translate this postcard:

http://imgur.com/eYc9Gm3

Any help would be appreciated.

Thank you.
blue2
Posted: Sunday, December 15, 2013 4:09:38 PM

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Hello ChristineSmith20,

I've looked over your postcard and I can make out parts of it but not the whole thing. I am not a native speaker of Greek so I haven't read much handwritten Greek. If you still have not been able to get it translated maybe someone can help me fill in the other bits.



"Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands until they've flung it away." - Sophocles
Panos
Posted: Tuesday, February 18, 2014 6:20:05 AM

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"Top left: Athens,
9th of September 1924

Bottom left: My dear brother
It's been years since
my eyes saw your eyes
it's their big lament
in front of you to cry

Bottom right: My respected uncle
take a body without soul
one with no blood left
take it within my photograph
to see myself

I kiss you on your right*
your nephew "thodorakis"

*on your right cheek


Hope this helped,
really touching poems and letter,
thanks..

"Εν οίδα, ότι ουδέν οίδα" Socrates
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