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Writer Boris Pahor rests in Trieste

Trieste-Hundreds of people gathered at Trieste’s St. Ana Cemetery on Tuesday to rest one of Slovenia’s greatest writers, Bolispahor. Pahor was honored by Slovenian politicians and other public figures, emphasized the writer’s high moral and ethical standards, and witnessed all three totalitarianisms.

Many of his compatriots from Slovenia and Italy began to pay homage to the writer already in the morning when they signed a book of condolences in his casket.

“We have lost great people, great Slovenes, Trieste citizens and Europeans,” said Slovenian Foreign Minister Matei Archon, who attended the funeral with Minister of Culture Asta Bretiko and Minister of Interior Tajana Bobner. rice field.

Archon also emphasized Pahall’s message of unjustly resisting and unconditionally supporting coexistence and love.

Eugen Bavčar, a French-based Slovenian philosopher famous for Pahall’s novel Necropolis, was also there about the experience of the Nazi intensive camp, published in French in 1990. Marjan Podobnik, leader of the party (SLS).

During the Mass attended by Bishop Jean-Paolo Crepardi of Trieste, Priest Karel Bortina said that Pahor was “a patriarch, a patriot, a great humanist, a prophet, and a man in the capital M.” ..

He compared Pahor to Job in the Bible and stated that as “a great witness of the tragedy of the last century,” Pahor wrote about his disappointment and hope, suffering and redemption, suffering and comfort.

Senator Tatjana Rojc, a member of the Slovenian minority, told bystanders that Pahor’s national consciousness should be understood in the spirit of the poet Sletico Kosobel.

Pahor (1913-2022) was born into a Slovenian family when Trieste was still part of the Habsburg monarchy and later witnessed the rise of fascism in Italy.

Shortly before he was seven, he saw fascists burn down the National Hall, the cultural and political hub of the Slovenes of Trieste.

He participated in the Liberation Front-led resistance movement during World War II, but Nazi authorities sent him to the Natzweiler-Strategic Concentration Camp in 1944, from which he was deported to several other camps. it was done.

Pahor devoted his life to warning about the threats of fascism, Nazism and communism. He has won many awards in his books, including the Prešeren Awards, the highest praise of Slovenian artists, and the decoration of Slovenian and French states.

https://sloveniatimes.com/writer-boris-pahor-laid-to-rest-in-trieste/ Writer Boris Pahor rests in Trieste

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