Roussel, Louis

Louis Roussel (1881-1971) was a student of Psichari and a member of the École française d’Athènes, where he worked until 1925. That same year he was appointed professor of Greek Letters at the University of Montpellier (1925-1953). He published the journal Libre (1922-1936), while in 1922 he published a textbook of Modern Greek grammar in Paris (France). He translated poems of Cavafy into French and wrote critical essays on the poet’s work.