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Constantine P. Cavafy was a Greek poet who lived in Alexandria and worked as a journalist and civil servant. He published 154 poems; dozens more remained incomplete or in sketch form. His most important poetry was written after his fortieth birthday.

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Famous poems by Constantine P. Cavafy 189 total

Kaisarion 164 ViewsRate it:
Candles 123 ViewsRate it:
Melancholy Of Jason Kleander, Poet In Kommagini, A.D. 595 122 ViewsRate it:
The Ides of March 122 ViewsRate it:
Days Of 1896 121 ViewsRate it:
Lovely White Flowers 121 ViewsRate it:
Morning Sea 120 ViewsRate it:
On the Outskirts of Antioch 119 ViewsRate it:
Julian Seeing Contempt 118 ViewsRate it:
The Horses of Achilles 118 ViewsRate it:
Apollonius Of Tyana In Rhodes 117 ViewsRate it:
Ionic 117 ViewsRate it:
Caesarion 115 ViewsRate it:
In The Street 115 ViewsRate it:
On The Stairs 115 ViewsRate it:
Che Fece 114 ViewsRate it:
In A Town of Osroini 114 ViewsRate it:
Orophernis 114 ViewsRate it:
September, 1903 114 ViewsRate it:
Pictured 113 ViewsRate it:
Exiles 112 ViewsRate it:
Those Who Fought for the Achaean League 112 ViewsRate it:
In an Old Book 111 ViewsRate it:
I've Looked So Much... 111 ViewsRate it:
Outside the House 111 ViewsRate it:
Unfaithfulness 111 ViewsRate it:
Desires 109 ViewsRate it:
The Retinue of Dionysos 109 ViewsRate it:
The Battle of Magnesia 107 ViewsRate it:
Walls 107 ViewsRate it:
I´ve Looked So Much… 106 ViewsRate it:
The Satrapy 106 ViewsRate it:
Thermopylae 106 ViewsRate it:
A Prince from Western Libya 105 ViewsRate it:
King Claudius 105 ViewsRate it:
The City 104 ViewsRate it:
To Have Taken The Trouble 102 ViewsRate it:
Voices 102 ViewsRate it:
King Dimitrios 101 ViewsRate it:
Their Beginning 100 ViewsRate it:
Alexander Jannaios And Alexandra 99 ViewsRate it:
Things Ended 99 ViewsRate it:
Interruption 97 ViewsRate it:
On an Italian Shore 97 ViewsRate it:
To Sensual Pleasure 97 ViewsRate it:
Julian in Nicomedia 96 ViewsRate it:
Manuel Comninos 96 ViewsRate it:
Of the Jews (50 A.D.) 96 ViewsRate it:
On Board Ship 96 ViewsRate it:
Waiting for the Barbarians 95 ViewsRate it:
Before Time Altered Them 93 ViewsRate it:
On the shop 93 ViewsRate it:
Kleitos' Illness 92 ViewsRate it:
Theodotus 92 ViewsRate it:
Before The Statue Of Endymion 91 ViewsRate it:
Of Dimitrios Sotir 91 ViewsRate it:
Simeon 91 ViewsRate it:
You Didn't Understand 91 ViewsRate it:
Footsteps 89 ViewsRate it:
Priest at the Serapeum 89 ViewsRate it:
The Favour of Alexander Valas 88 ViewsRate it:
In The Harbor 87 ViewsRate it:
Dangerous Things 86 ViewsRate it:
Sculptor of Tyana 86 ViewsRate it:
Anna Dalassené 85 ViewsRate it:
December, 1903 85 ViewsRate it:
In Church 85 ViewsRate it:
Supplication 85 ViewsRate it:
The Funeral of Sarpedon 85 ViewsRate it:
The God Abandons Anthony 85 ViewsRate it:
Body Remember 84 ViewsRate it:
In Alexandria, 31 B.C. 84 ViewsRate it:
Come, O King of the Lacedaimonians 83 ViewsRate it:
The Town 83 ViewsRate it:
He Asked about the Quality 82 ViewsRate it:
If Actually Dead 82 ViewsRate it:
Passing Through 82 ViewsRate it:
When the Watchman Saw the Light 82 ViewsRate it:
For Ammonis, who died at 29, in 610 81 ViewsRate it:
I Went 81 ViewsRate it:
Since Nine O'Clock 81 ViewsRate it:
Temethos, Antiochian, A.D. 400 81 ViewsRate it:
Days of 1901 80 ViewsRate it:
He vows 80 ViewsRate it:
Monotony 80 ViewsRate it:
Aemilianus Monae, Alexandrian, 628 - 655 A.D. 79 ViewsRate it:
At The Theatre 78 ViewsRate it:
So Much I Gazed 78 ViewsRate it:
The Footsteps 78 ViewsRate it:
Tomb of Ignatos 78 ViewsRate it:
The Glory of the Ptolemies 77 ViewsRate it:
The Grave of the Grammarian Lysias 75 ViewsRate it:
A Young Poet In His 24th Year 74 ViewsRate it:
Days of 1908 74 ViewsRate it:
Sophist Leaving Syria 74 ViewsRate it:
Tomb of Evrion 74 ViewsRate it:
In the Tavernas 73 ViewsRate it:
Nero's Turn 73 ViewsRate it:
Prayer 73 ViewsRate it:
Returning From Greece 73 ViewsRate it:
The Next Table 73 ViewsRate it:
Grey 71 ViewsRate it:
Very Seldom 71 ViewsRate it:
Craftsmen of Wine Bowls 70 ViewsRate it:
In the Same Space 69 ViewsRate it:
On Hearing of Love 69 ViewsRate it:
Priest At The Serapeion 69 ViewsRate it:
When they are roused 69 ViewsRate it:
And I Lounged and Lay on Their Beds 66 ViewsRate it:
Envoys from Alexandria 65 ViewsRate it:
Hidden Things 65 ViewsRate it:
Of Coloured Glass 65 ViewsRate it:
Philhellene 65 ViewsRate it:
The Afternoon Sun 65 ViewsRate it:
The Displeasure of Selefkidis 65 ViewsRate it:
Dimaratos 64 ViewsRate it:
He Came to Read 64 ViewsRate it:
The Souls Of Old Men 64 ViewsRate it:
According To The Formulas Of Ancient Grecosyrian Magi 63 ViewsRate it:
Ithaca 63 ViewsRate it:
Julian and the Antiochians 63 ViewsRate it:
Darius 62 ViewsRate it:
Return 62 ViewsRate it:
Theatre of Sidon (400 B.C.) 61 ViewsRate it:
To Antiochos Epiphanis 61 ViewsRate it:
To Call up the Shades 61 ViewsRate it:
Two Young Men, 23 to 24 years old 61 ViewsRate it:
In Sparta 60 ViewsRate it:
'The Rest I Will Tell to Those Down In Hades' 59 ViewsRate it:
Tomb of Lanis 59 ViewsRate it:
Imenos 58 ViewsRate it:
Herodis Attikos 57 ViewsRate it:
In The Evening 56 ViewsRate it:
Trojans 55 ViewsRate it:
Sensual Pleasures 54 ViewsRate it:
Longings 53 ViewsRate it:
Addition 52 ViewsRate it:
As much as you can 52 ViewsRate it:
But Wise Men Perceive Approaching Things 51 ViewsRate it:
One Night 51 ViewsRate it:
Young Men of Sidon 51 ViewsRate it:
Long Ago 50 ViewsRate it:
A Byzantine Nobleman In Exile Composing Verses 48 ViewsRate it:
In 200 B.C. 47 ViewsRate it:
On the March to Sinopi 47 ViewsRate it:
Days of 1903 46 ViewsRate it:
Ionian 46 ViewsRate it:
Picture of a 23-year-old Youth Painted by His Friend of the Same Age, an Amature 46 ViewsRate it:
Kimon, Son of Learchos, 22, Student of Greek Literature (In Kyrini) 45 ViewsRate it:
The Bandaged Shoulder 45 ViewsRate it:
The First Step 45 ViewsRate it:
They Should Have Provided 44 ViewsRate it:
That's The Man 43 ViewsRate it:
Antony's Ending 42 ViewsRate it:
Far Off 42 ViewsRate it:
Growing in Spirit 41 ViewsRate it:
In Despair 41 ViewsRate it:
Alexandrian Kings 40 ViewsRate it:
Tomb of Iases 40 ViewsRate it:
He Had Planned To Read 39 ViewsRate it:
From The School Of The Renowned Philosopher 38 ViewsRate it:
Myris: Alexandria, A.D. 340 38 ViewsRate it:
An Old Man 37 ViewsRate it:
In a Township of Asia Minor 37 ViewsRate it:
Remember, Body... 37 ViewsRate it:
Greek from Ancient Times 36 ViewsRate it:
In the Boring Village 36 ViewsRate it:
I've Brought To Art 36 ViewsRate it:
Half an Hour 35 ViewsRate it:
Theophilos Palaiologos 34 ViewsRate it:
Tomb of the Grammarian Lysias 34 ViewsRate it:
Hidden 33 ViewsRate it:
The Windows 32 ViewsRate it:
The Photograph 31 ViewsRate it:
At the Café Door 30 ViewsRate it:
The Window of the Tobacco Shop 30 ViewsRate it:
The Mirror in the Hall 28 ViewsRate it:
Following the Recipe of Ancient Syrio-Greek Magicians 27 ViewsRate it:
In The Month Athyr 26 ViewsRate it:
Poseidonians 26 ViewsRate it:
John Kantakuzinos Triumphs 25 ViewsRate it:
When They Come Alive 25 ViewsRate it:
A Great Procession of Priests and Laymen 24 ViewsRate it:
Of The Shop 23 ViewsRate it:
The Twenty-Fifth Year of His Life 23 ViewsRate it:
Julian at the Mysteries 22 ViewsRate it:
Anna Comnena 21 ViewsRate it:
Understanding 20 ViewsRate it:
One of Their Gods 19 ViewsRate it:

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