Emmanuel Kriaras

Greek lexicographer and philologist (1906-2014)

Emmanuel G. Kriaras (Greek: Εμμανουήλ Γ. Κριαράς; 28 November 1906 – 22 August 2014)[1] was a Greek lexicographer and philologist. He was Emeritus Professor of the School of Philosophy at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He was a student of Ioannis Psycharis. He practiced the ideology of demotic Greek and his work was mainly on all the language matters of Greek and Greece.

Emmanuel Kriaras painting.

Kriaras was born in Piraeus, Attica.[2]

Kriaras died in Thessaloniki, Greece from a heart attack.[1] He was 107 years old.[1]

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Greek lexicorgrapher, Emmanuel Kriaras, dies at 107". Enikos.gr. Archived from the original on August 26, 2014. Retrieved August 22, 2014.
  2. "At 107 years, lexicographer Emmanuel Kriaras says it's time to go". EnetEnglish. 28 November 2013. Retrieved 5 March 2014.