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Encyclopedia > Adamantios Korais

Adamantios Korais (April 27, 1748 - April 6, 1833) was a graduate of the University of Montpellier in 1788 and he spent most of his life as an expatriate in Paris. A classical scholar, Korais was repelled by the Byzantine influence in Greek society and was a fierce critic of the ignorance of the clergy and their subservience to the Ottoman Empire. He realized that education was a precursor to Greek liberation. He invented Kathareuousa.








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Adamantios Korais (474 words)
Der Artikel Adamantios Korais gehört zur Kategorie: Autor, Literatur (18.
Korais beschäftigte sich früh mit dem Studium der alten und neuen Sprachen, lernte dann auf den Wunsch seines Vaters in Amsterdam den Beruf des Kaufmanns.
Korais versuchte das Bewusstsein der Griechen auf ihr geschichtliches Erbe, ihren hellenistischen Ursprung, zu wecken.
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Adamantios Korais (Coraïs) (April 27, 1748–April 6, 1833) was born in Smyrna, in 1748.
A classical scholar, Korais was repelled by the Byzantine influence in Greek society and was a fierce critic of the ignorance of the clergy and their subservience to the Ottoman Empire, although he believed it was the Orthodox Church that preserved the national identity of Greeks.
A classical scholar, Korais was repelled by the Byzantine influence in Greek society and was a fierce critic of the ignorance of the clergy and their subservience to the Ottoman Empire, although Korais admitted that it was the Orthodox Church that preserved the national identity of Greeks.
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