Nikolaos Loukanis was a 16th-century Greek Renaissance humanist. He worked in Venice where in 1526 he produced a translation of Homer's Iliad into modern Greek which is credited as one of the first literary texts published in Modern Greek (as most contemporary Greek scholars wrote in the Koine).
Homer's Iliad, translation into modern Greek
^ Hans Georg Beck, Manoussos Manoussacas, Agostino Pertusi , Venezia, Centro Di Mediazione Tra Oriente E Occidente, Secoli XV-XVI, 1977, p.457
^ Nigel Guy Wilson, Encyclopedia Of Ancient Greece, 2006, p.367
^ ELIA reference to Loukanis' first publication in modern Greek
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