Menelaos Lountemis (, 1912 – 22 January 1977), was a Greek writer born in Constantinople. He inspired his pen name from his later homeland's river Loudias.== Biography ==He was the only boy of the five children of Grigoris Balassoglou (who after fleeing Turkey and finding refuge in Greece changed it to Valassiadis) and Domna Tsouflidi. He first appeared in Greek literature in a very young age, publishing poetry collections in "Agrotiki Idea" of Edessa in 1927 and 1928, which signed under his real... read more
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