Portrait of Pedro Olalla

Writer, philosopher and Hellenist

Writer, philosopher and Hellenist (Oviedo, 1966) based in Athens since 1994. In recognition of his whole oeuvre and his promotion of Greek culture, he has received the titles of Ambassador of Hellenism (Greece), Knight of the Order of Civil Merit (Spain) and associate member of the Center for Hellenic Studies at Harvard University, among many other accolades. 

His recent works include the books Grecia en el aire [Greece in the Air] (2015), De senectute politica (2018) and Palabras del Egeo [Words from the Aegean] (2022), all published by Acantilado.

Articles by Pedro Olalla

Il·lustració. © Susana Blasco / Descalza
An uncertain futureThe irrelevance of truth

History has shown that power owes less to knowledge and the defence of truth than to the actual possibility of shaping and imposing a discourse. The real problem of our time is...

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