Karagiozis

Karagiozis or Karaghiozis (Modern Greek: Καραγκιόζης, Turkish; Karagöz) is a shadow puppet and fictional character of Greek and Turkish folklore. He is the main character of the tales narrated in the Turkish and Greek shadow-puppet theatre.

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Karagiozis - Modern Incarnations
... In Greek daily speech, the name Karagiozis is also used as an insult more or less like clown ... complain about this, saying that while Karagiozis can be violent, mischievous, a liar and an anti-hero, he is also good-natured and faithful, so his name should not be used as an insult ... During the 1980s, Greek Television had Karagiozis shows on a weekly basis ...