Economic history of Greece and the Greek world
The economic history of the Greek World spans several millennia and encompasses many modern-day nation states. Since the focal point of the center of the Greek World often changed it is necessary to e...
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Europe Has Made Greece A Terrible Offer, And The Greek Government Thinks It's 'Very Bad'
Greece isn't thrilled with the latest offer it's been presented by the Eurogroup. And, of course, they shouldn't be: The offer is indeed terrible (as well as insulting). Headlines from Bloomberg on Su...
Economy of ancient Greece
The economy of ancient Greece was characterized by the extreme importance of importing goods, all the more so because of the relative poverty of Greece's soil.They were bordered by a good peninsula an...
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Byzantine economy
The Byzantine economy was among the most robust economies in the Mediterranean for many centuries. Constantinople was a prime hub in a trading network that at various times extended across nearly all ...
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Byzantine silk
Byzantine silk is silk woven in the Byzantine Empire (Byzantium) from about the fourth century until the Fall of Constantinople in 1453.The Byzantine capital of Constantinople was the first significan...
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Greek shipping
Greece is a maritime nation by tradition, as shipping is arguably the oldest form of occupation of the Greeks and has been a key element of Greek economic activity since ancient times. Today, shippin...
Tourism in Greece
Greece attracts more than 22.5 million people each year, contributing 18% to the nation's Gross Domestic Product. Greece has been an attraction for international visitors since antiquity for its rich ...
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Agriculture in Greece
Agriculture in Greece is based on small-sized, family-owned dispersed units, while the extent of cooperative organization stays at low comparative levels, against all efforts that have been taken in t...
Greek economic miracle
The Greek economic miracle is the period of sustained economic growth in Greece from 1950 to 1973. During this period, the Greek economy grew by an average of 7%, second in the world only to Japan.
2010 European sovereign debt crisis
The European debt crisis (often also referred to as the Eurozone crisis or the European sovereign debt crisis) is a multi-year debt crisis that has taken place in several eurozone member states since ...
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Samos
Samos (/ˈseɪmɒs, ˈsæmoʊs/; Greek: Σάμος) is a Greek island in the eastern Aegean Sea, south of Chios, north of Patmos and the Dodecanese, and off the coast of Asia Minor, from which it is separate...
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Archaeological Museum of Mytilene
The Archaeological Museum of Mytilene is a museum in Lesbos in Greece. Initially the Museum was housed in a building erected by the American Classic Studies School in 1935. Due to geological problems,...
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Europe Has Made Greece A Terrible Offer, And The Greek Government Thinks It's 'Very Bad'
Greece isn't thrilled with the latest offer it's been presented by the Eurogroup. And, of course, they shouldn't be: The offer is indeed terrible (as well as insulting). Headlines from Bloomberg on Su...
Bouhagier Patras
Bouhagier Patras (Μπουχάγιερ Πάτραι) or Buhayer Patras is considered to be the longest-lived vehicle body manufacturer in Greece. It was founded in 1890 and dissolved in 2004. The name Bouhagier was t...
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Archaeological Museum of Brauron
The Brauron Archaeological Museum is a museum in Markopoulo Mesogeias, Greece. Much of the collection is derived from excavations in the Sanctuary of Artemis at Brauron. Of note is a statue representi...
Egremni
Egremni (Greek: Εγκρεμνή or Εγκρεμνοί) is a remote beach located on the south-western coast of the Ionian island of Lefkada, north-western Greece. Since the creation of a sealed road during the mid...
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Argostoli
Argostoli (Greek: Αργοστόλι, Katharevousa: Αργοστόλιον) is a town and a former municipality on the island of Kefalonia, Ionian Islands, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of...
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Open-air Water Museum (Edessa)
The Open-air Water Museum is located in the city of Edessa, Central Macedonia, Greece. In the early 20th century there were many water-powered workshops in the city. In 1991 the Municipality of Edess...
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Mendaxi
Mendaxi was a Greek cosmetics company specializing in skincare products, later acquired in 1976 by French cosmetics giant L’Oréal who discontinued the brand in favour of its own branded products in 19...
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Latin Monetary Union
The Latin Monetary Union (LMU) was a 19th-century attempt to unify several European currencies into a single currency that could be used in all the member states, at a time when most national currenci...
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Archimedes' screw
Archimedes' screw, also called the Archimedean screw or screwpump, is a machine historically used for transferring water from a low-lying body of water into irrigation ditches. Water is pumped by turn...
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