Athena Dallas Damis
In Her Memory
A remarkable individual, friend of all Chians, our beloved Athena Dallas Damis, died suddenly on July 23, 2005.
Her memory will be eternal and shall always shine
As an individual, she was humble, kind, always pleasant and well informed with an inexhaustible desire to help the Greek people and especially the Chians.
As a professional, she was an editor in several newspapers, an author of various books and translator of world known literary works.
Athena Dallas Damis was
She was director of the Saint Basil’s Academy, while at the same time writing her first book “The Americanopoulo.”
She translated four great literary works of Andrew Axiotaki, such as “The Anavatos” and “Nea Moni”.
She translated five great literary works of Nikos Kazatzaki, “The Adelfophades” 1960-62, “The Trilogy” 1974-6, “O Kouros”, “Christopher Columbus”, “The Melissa”, “Budas” 1978.
She also translated great literary works of Sotirios Patatzis, such as “The Methismeni Politeia” 1970.
As an author she wrote and published the following books:
The Island of the Winds (To Nesi Ton Anemon)-US 1976-78 /
Windswept (O Anamodarmenos)-US 1981 /
Follow the Wind (Akoloutha Tous Anemous)-US 1980-85 / Greece 2000
H Germaniki Katohi (presen
The Snowman And The Roses ( O Chionathropos Kai Ta Triantafylla)-Greece 2001.
The Yialini Anthrope – Greece 2003
O Chionanthropos epistrephi (presen
She was Director of the “Greek American” Newspaper from 1978 to 1982 and then remained on as an editor.
As an editor she wrote a
plethora of articles about
In the past about ten
years, she made continuous and untiring efforts to help upgrade the “
Her contributions will always be remembered.
Her memory shall be eternal. Athena shall always be with us.
Angela X. Vitellas