Author(s) : Zei Eleftheria (17/10/2002)Translation : Panourgia Klio
For citation: Zei Eleftheria, "Kairis, Theofilos",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=8541>
Scholar and theologian, one of the most important representatives of Modern Greek Enlightenment. He studied in Europe and taught in Smyrna and Ayvalık. He participated in the 1821 War of Independence and after the establishment of the Greek state he founded a school on Andros. Because of his religious teachings he suffered persecutions which finally led to his death.
Date and Place of Death
Date and Place of Birth
1. Life and activities until 1835
2. The Kairis School on Andros and reactions to his teachings
3. Kairis’ religious teachings
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