Adonis Georgiades

Adonis Georgiades

Adonis Georgiadis (also spelled as Georgiades or Spyridon (Spyros)-Adonis Georgiadis, Greek: Σπυρίδων-Άδωνις Γεωργιάδης), is a Greek right-wing politician, historian, publisher, and author. He served as the spokesman for the right-wing/nationalist Popular Orthodox Rally (LAOS) political party until August 2007. Georgiades ran for the office of the Prefect of Athens in the 2006 elections, and was elected into the Greek parliament in the September 16, 2007 general elections, (and again in the October 4, 2009 general elections) having run in the 2nd district of Athens. In November 2010 he was LAOS' candidate peripheral governor for Attica periphery in the periphery election. He received his university degree in 1992 from the Department of History and Archaeology of the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Athens. Georgiades' ancestry is from Lefkada, Macedonia (Amyntaio), Pontus, and Smyrna. He is married to classical composer and reality TV celebrity Eugenia Manolides raising a son and a daughter from her previous marriage, as well as a young son named Athanassios-Perseas.

Georgiadis often appears on TeleAsty news programmes, a TV channel founded and run by LAOS' leader Georgios Karatzaferis, expressing the opinions of his party. On his daily programme Ellinon Egersis (Greek Uprising; Greek: Ελλήνων Έγερσις) on TeleAsty, along with his brother Leonidas he comments on current affairs, and presents books of mainly historical and philological interest, both from his family publishing house Ekdoseis Georgiadi and other Greek publishers. He also publishes the magazine Elliniki Agogi (Greek Upbringing; Greek: Ελληνική Αγωγή), which covers issues of national and historical interest. An organization under the same name of Elliniki Agogi runs lessons of the Ancient Greek language.

Read more about Adonis Georgiades:  Linguistic Views, Work As An Author, Controversy, Criticism of Opponents, Attacks Against Georgiades' Bookstore, Further Reading

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Elliniki Agogi
... Αγωγή) is the name of a Greek magazine founded in 1995 by Adonis Georgiades ... Agogi is also the name of an educational organization, also founded in 1994 by Adonis Georgiades, which teaches the Ancient Greek language to children and adults ... Elliniki Agogi is also the name of a TV show presented by Adonis Georgiades in the Blue Sky TV station ...
Adonis Georgiades - Further Reading
... official site Topics of Etymology and Orthography Replies to Archaeolaters (includes criticism of Georgiades) ...