Psylliari Callinus (Fotiadi), Amalia

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Amalia Callinus (Fotiadi) was C. P. Cavafy’s aunt, one of his mother’s sisters. She was married to Alexandros Psylliaris and had two sons with him. After her husband’s death, she was married again (in 1873), to Ch. Callinus, an interpreter of the Belgian embassy in Istanbul (Turkey) and had a daughter and a son with him.