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The book about Samarkand is presented in Athens.

Published: 30 november 2014

The presentation of poetic collection “Marakanda” was held in Athens Cultural Center Polis Art. The author of the book is the press service leader of the Greek Parliament, poet and prosaist Petros Kasimatis.

The author of "Marakanda" visitedSamarkandin 2012. He was so impressed by the history of the ancient city and its architectural structures that he wrote a series of poems about the history and culture of the city.

The design of the book is made in the form of collectors’ edition. There is a copy of the coins of the Hellenic period in the history ofSamarkandon the heads. The edition also attached a CD with orchestral music and four drawings with Uzbek motifs of the Greek artist.