Korinthios’ Book Reveals Greeks of Naples

jannis-korinthiosI Greci di Napoli e del Meridione d’Italia dal XV al XX Secolo is the title of the new book by Greek professor Janni Korinthios,  presenting the history and life of the Greek Diaspora in Naples and Southern Italy from the 15th to the 20th century.

The book was presented on Jan. 26 in the Feltrinelli bookstore in Caserta, Italy and will be officially presented on Feb. 1 in Trieste under the auspices of the Greek Culture Foundation and in co-operation with the university and the community of Trieste.

The book, edited by Sardinian AM&D, brings for the first time unknown information and evidence to light concerning the history and evolution of the Greek Diaspora in south Italy over the past 500 years.

Korinthios is a lecturer of Modern Greek at the University of Calabria and researcher of the Greek language and the history of the Greek Diaspora. He has also authored school and university books and is a founding member of the Greek community in Italy.

Korinthios has been co-operating for 30 years with the Naples Institute of Philosophical Studies. Korinthios has already published numεrous books in Italy and his research work has been published both in prominent scientific Italian and Greek journals since 1975.