The Association of the Russian-speaking Community Chania, the Municipality of Chania and KEPPEDICH KAM organized the exposition “L.Tolstoi. His life and his work”.
Where: Mediterranean Architecture Centre (Grand Arsenal)
When: 16th – 27th September, 09.00 – 14.00 and 18.00 – 21.00
The themes in Tolstoy’s works are still important and are close to the modern man, faith and friendship, the meaning of life, the pursuit of truth, love and understanding and forgiveness, the injustice and absurdity of war, the problem of everyday moral choice.
Leo Tolstoy was also interested in Greek history, he translated e.g. works of Aesop, Socrates, Homer, Herodotus and Xenophon from Greek into Russian. He also participated in the creation of a book about Socrates.