Greece
Greece (Greek: Ελλάδα, Elláda, [eˈlaða]), officially the Hellenic Republic (Ελληνική Δημοκρατία [eliniˈci ðimokraˈti.a] Ellīnikī́ Dīmokratía) and known sinc...
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Why Socrates Hated Democracy
We’re used to thinking hugely well of democracy. But interestingly, one of the wisest people who ever lived, Socrates, had deep suspicions of it. If you like...
Voice of Europe - New arrivals
New arrivals expressing their love and gratitude for Europe?
Wildfires kill at least 74 near Athens, families embrace as flames close in - AOL Weather
Greece’s fire department says 74 people are confirmed to have died in forest fires that have swept through popular seaside areas near the Greek capital.
Meteora, Greece From the Air
Ever heard of Meteora? Ever wanted to visit it? You will now. Come along with MatadorU student and filmmaker Max Seigal as you take a bird's eye view tour of one of Greece's most iconic landscapes. ...
This incredibly accurate science...
This incredibly accurate science experiment was centuries ahead of its time.
Turkey, Greece struck by powerful 6.7-magnitude earthquake
Recovery efforts underway, at least two confirmed dead
ΧΑΡΙΣ ΑΛΕΞΙΟΥ - ΜΗΤΕΡΑ, ΦΙΛΗ ΜΟΥ ΠΑΛΙΑ - YouTube
MOTHER MY OLD FRIEND Music and lyrics by Haris Alexiou Album To paihnidi tis agapis / Το παιχνίδι της αγάπης ΜΗΤΕΡΑ, ΦΙΛΗ ΜΟΥ ΠΑΛΙΑ Ένα χτενάκι στα μαλλιά Μι...
Brazil police detain wife of murdered Greek ambassador Amiridis
Police in Rio de Janeiro have detained the Greek ambassador's wife and two other people on suspicion of involvement in his murder. The envoy, Kyriakos Amirid...
Migrants flee burning Greek camp of Moria on Lesbos
Thousands of migrants flee as a fire sweeps through the Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, police say.
'Aristotle's Tomb' Discovered By Archaeologist
A Greek archaeologist believes he may have discovered Aristotle’s tomb. Konstantinos Sismanidis excavated the birthplace of the ancient philosopher in northern Greece in the 1990s, and now thinks that...
8 Surprising Facts About Alexander The Great
Perhaps the greatest military genius of the ancient world, the warrior-king Alexander III of Macedon (356–323 B.C.) conquered territories stretching from Greece to Egypt and through present-day Turkey...
Pandora, The Goddess Who Unleashed Both Hell And Hope Upon Humanity
Most people are familiar with the creation of Adam and Eve in the Book of Genesis. But the story of mankind’s creation in Greek mythology is probably less well-known, and is arguably darker in tone wh...
Young Greek women selling sex for the price of a sandwich, new study shows
Young Greek women are selling sex for the price of a sandwich as six years of painful austerity have pushed the European country to the financial brink, a new study showed Friday. The study, which co...
History of Greece
The history of Greece encompasses the history of the territory of the modern state of Greece, as well as that of the Greek people and the areas they ruled historically. The scope of Greek habitation a...
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Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece was a civilization belonging to a period of Greek history that lasted from the Archaic period of the 8th to 6th centuries BC to the end of antiquity (ca. 600 AD). Immediately following...
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Geography of Greece
Greece is a country located in Southern Europe, its mainland located at the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula. Greece is surrounded on the north by Bulgaria, the Republic of Macedonia and Albania; ...
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Regions of Greece
Regions of Greece may refer to:
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Greek islands
Greece has an extremely large number of islands, with estimates ranging from somewhere around 1,200 to 6,000, depending on the minimum size to take into account. The number of inhabited islands is var...
Athens
Athens (/ˈæθɨnz/; Modern Greek: Αθήνα, Athína, [aˈθina]; Ancient Greek: Ἀθῆναι, Athēnai) is the capital and largest city of Greece. Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world'...
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Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki (Greek: Θεσσαλονίκη [θesaloˈnici]), also known as Thessalonica or Salonica, is the second-largest city in Greece and the capital of Greek Macedonia, the administrative region of Centr...
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Corfu
Corfu (/ˈkɔrfuː, -fjuː/; Greek: Κέρκυρα, Kérkyra [ˈcercira]; Ancient Greek: Κέρκυρα or Κόρκυρα; Latin: Corcyra; Italian: Corfù) is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea. It is the second l...
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Greeks
The Greeks (Greek: Έλληνες [ˈelines], i.e. "Hellenes") are an ethnic group native to Greece, and also to Cyprus, the region of North Epirus in southern Albania, Anatolia, Southern Italy, the South...
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Culture of Greece
The culture of Greece has evolved over thousands of years, beginning in Mycenaean Greece, continuing most notably into Classical Greece, through the influence of the Roman Empire and its successor the...
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Greek art
Greek art (or, more correctly, art in Greece) began in the Cycladic and Minoan civilization, and gave birth to Western classical art in the subsequent Geometric, Archaic and Classical periods (with fu...
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Greek architecture
The architecture of Ancient Greece is the architecture produced by the Greek-speaking people (Hellenic people) whose culture flourished on the Greek mainland and Peloponnesus, the Aegean Islands, and ...
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Music of Greece
The music of Greece is as diverse and celebrated as its history. Greek music separates into two parts: Greek traditional music and Byzantine music, with more eastern sounds. These compositions have ex...
Greek dances
Greek dance (horos) is a very old tradition, being referred to by authors such as Plato, Aristotle, Plutarch and Lucian. There are different styles and interpretations from all of the islands and ...