Cavafy Museum was the apartment of Constantine Cavafy lived that was turned into a museum to commemorate the great poet and his work after his death…
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|Location:||Rue C.P. Cavafy ,4, Attarin|
|Articles on his poetry:||3000|
Constantine Peter Cavafy was a great Egyptian Greek poet, journalist and civil servant who were acknowledged for many of his great works, complete and incomplete poems in Greek and western. However, most of his work came into limelight after his death in 1933.
The Cavafy House was the apartment where he is believed to spend his last 35 years which turned into a motel of sorts after his death.
To honour the poet, Greek Embassy in Alexandria appointed Kostis Moskof to establish the Cavafy Museum which was finally opened to the public on November 1992. Even the street was named after him.
The museum contains his works and poems with translations in 20 different languages. Not to forget 3000 articles written about his works and poetries. You will also find works of other authors and poets whose works were inspired by his writings and thoughts.
Apart from that, paintings, furniture and surroundings with a personal touch are restored for the museum.
Cavafy lived in the centre of the city between Greek Orthodox Patriarchate and bordellos. The poet referred to it as ‘Temple of Soul’ or ‘Temple of Body’ or ‘Temple of the Flesh’.
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