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Greece is a country made up of many islands. It has a rich history filled with gods, goddesses, wars, tragedies, romances, and some of the best myths of all time. Questions in this section can include things about current or ancient Greece.
Greece will go first and last.   Greece will come in first and last - the flag will be carried into the stadium first, and the team will come meanie bobini
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From farmlands with a central citadel as refuge, cities developed from the 7th Century onwards, with a range of physical, religious and cultural amenities based on a walled city with increasing amenities and prosperity. Civilisation progressively replaced the Dark Age of survival in a hostile enviro…
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Mainland Greece is on the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula. Known also as the Peninsula of Haemus.
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In the midst of heavy Soviet shelling, Major Leo Skurnik, a district doctor, organized the evacuation of a field hospital on the Finnish-Russian border. He saved the lives of more than 600 men, including members of the SS. Uniquely so, he was a Jewish German.
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The most popular sport in Greece is soccer or as they call it, football
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Answer basketball, volleyball, track & field, softball, soccer, golf, tennis, hockey, football, lacrosee, baseball, curling, bocce ball, croquet.
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Who was Socrates Socrates, who lived in Greece in the 5th century BC, was the first major philosopher in Western society. There were other philosophers before Socrates, but the significance and importance of his philosophic system were widely publicized in the ancient world, and had a vast impact…
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See the Related Links, including the entry from the Oxford University Press.
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Pericles, Alexander the Great, and Archimedes.
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Greek architecture is important because it has produced buildings of great beauty. In the US, it has even today its influence on the building of town halls, justice courts and stately homes where 'Greek' pillars are often adorning the entrance.
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hot,dry. not everywhere :) in the village i live in, has all 4 seasons. mostly winter and summer though.
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Trust me..... I have lived in zakynthos for 10 years and glad not to be there now....... You don't want to live there..... it may look nice in the summer but in the winter it is a hell hole there is nothing to do and all the shops are closed.............its just not nice......but if you want to buy…
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alot of them are christians or roman catholics, but obviously there are others, but those are the most commom.
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Nobody knows. Thats how I ended up her; SEARCHING FOR THE ANSWER!
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The open air market to all Greek cities was called Agora and every day life was taking place there. The Roman equivalent was called Forum.
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The site of troy is in Turkey and it is exactly 8,895 miles from Greece. Answer The site of Troy is, indeed, in Turkey, and is just across the Aegean Sea from Greece. From the northernmost part of ancient, Mycenaean Greece to Troy is about 190-200 miles by sea.
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It is the same word Salonica or Thessaloniki or Thessalonica. You choose! When I was there in '69, the locals called it Saloniki, though it was Thessalonica on our English map. Thessaloniki is the name of Aexander's the Great sister and the city was called in her favor. Over the years many…
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There is. In a Romanian folktale. There is an evil character that is half man, and the lower half (of course) rabbit.
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From west to east, Albania, (FYRO) Macedonia, Bulgaria, and Turkey are connected with and border Greece.
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The land mass of Greece is for the greatest part (80%) covered by mountains. Greece has over 2,000 mostly very small islands: only some 170 are inhabited. Greece is situated on the boundaries of two tectonic plates that move in different directions, making Greece the victim of numerous earthquakes a…
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West of Greece there is the Ionian sea. North there are the borders to Albania where the lake of Prespa is shared between the two countries. Lake Doirani between FYROM and Greece. River Evros is the natural border between Greece, Bulgaria [north] and Turkey [east]. The east Aegean archipelagos bord…
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"He went forth in silence along the shore of the loud-resounding sea." (A.T. Murray) It comes from Homer's Iliad 1:34. Chryses, priest of Apollo, after having been sent away by Agamemnon (who rejected a ransom for the priest's daughter), goes by the shore of the sea to pray for revenge upon the Ach…
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The air distance from London, England, to Heraklion, Greece, is 1,676 miles. That equals 2,697 kilometers. That equals 1,456 nautical miles.
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The four types of Greek government are: MonarchyA monarchy means in Greek, "ruled by one". In a monarchy the city-state was ruled by one ruler or king. The family of the king or ruler also got power.OligarchyAn oligarchy in Greek means "ruled by few". In an oligarchy a small group of the richest and…
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To celebrate their god Zues
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Answer Taurus comes from the Greek word "tavros" (ταύρος).
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It could be their former goalkeeper or Koryagoniss.
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Undoubtedly Pitsidia-Matala in Crete! http://www.pitsidia-matala.gr Andonis A.
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Length of a standard cricket pitch is 22 yards(20.12 metres). This was based on the measurement Chain. which is 22 yards long.
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Answer Ancient Greece used to be today's America. They introduced "philosophy" which in today's world turned out to be astronomy, philosophy, biology, and etc. They put forth knowledge unto the world. Their methods to determine time using the sundial and finding a way to record the numerical …
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1530 miles (2462 kilometers).
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There are very many post offices in Olympia Greece. One of the busiest post office in Olympia Greece is along the Latta Road.
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you are boring I'm asking you, then you ask me the sam e answer. i nedd to submit my assignment on thuersday but you are busy asking me question instead of answers
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The President is Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj
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Answer 1 Yannis? Stavros? I looked it up (http://www.lgpn.ox.ac.uk/publications/vol3a/topm_s.html) and came up with the name DionusioV. (Dipoytipv, I think) you might want to check your self though ;). Answer 2 Georgios, Kostas, Konstantinos, Eleni, Panagiotis but to my opinion by far most…
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The capital city of Greece is Athens. It was named after the Greek goddess Athena. Poseidon and Athena were competing to be patrons for he city. The gods made gifts for the people and whoever made the best gift would be patron. Poseidon made Salt water spring and Athena made the Olive tree. The men …
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you need food to live.
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Well if you are Australian usually you have an accent. It is normal to have an accent. For example d is pronounced the. e is pronounced ae. It is difficult!
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The capital Macedonia, the ancient kingdom, was first Aegae (Vergina), and then Pella, both on the northern Greek peninsula. The capital of Macedonia, the modern province is Thessaloniki on the northern Greek peninsula. The capital of the unrelated Balkan nation in the southern Balkans, (The Form…
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Hellas Persia never conquered the whole of Greece and the bits that medized (submitted to Persia) were quickly intimidated back away by the major powers of Athens and Sparta. Persia kept trying to conquer Greece because, simply, it was described to Darius and Xerxes as the most beautiful place in th…
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greece trades peserved foods aluminum, and fats and oils.
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Board it and go, there are a variety of choices and price ranges.
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There are 32 letters in the full Greek Alphabet. They have been used since in the 8th to 9th century BCE. alpha, beta, gamma, delta, epsilon, digamma, stigma, zeta, heta, eta, theta, iota, yot, kappa, lamda, mu, nu, xi, omicron, pi, san, koppa, rho, sigma, tau, upsilon, phi, chi, psi, omega, sampi…
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Historical Macedonia was an ancient Greek kingdom in the northern Greek peninsula that is today a modern province in the northern Greek peninsula of the Hellenic (Greek) Republic. The unrelated Republic of Macedonia is a small independent republic of the Former Yugoslavia in the southern Balkans, w…
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Russia is the largest country in Europe. However, the largest country wholly within Europe would be the Ukraine. The largest country in Europe is Russia, with a total area of about 17,000,000 km2; European Russia is about 4,000,000 km2. The largest country wholly in Europe is the Ukraine, whose ar…
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Answer What do you mean by the term abandoned land? Land that nobody is interested to buy or to use? Land that belongs to the state e.g. mountains etc?
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a country in europebeside the Adriatic sea. You should know that!
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Dr. Karolos Papoulias is the president of Greece. He is 81 and he likes sports. He became the 7th president of the 3rd Hellenic Republic on 2005 March 12 and was re-elected on 2010 February 3 for a second 5-year term. Formerly the Minster of Foreign Affairs from 1985 July 26 to 1989 July 2 and 1993 …
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Australia has had great impacts from greek immigration. Such as sharing their new culture and enjoying their new foods. Greek people have also helped in Hospitality, Manufacturing, small business and in politics. Hope that's helped :)
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I assume that you are referring to a 5,000,000 Drachmai note from Greece (the first letter, called "delta" in greek, looks a little like an "a" in some fonts).The Greek Drachma is no longer in use, having been supplanted by the Euro in January 2002 at a rate of 340.75 drachma to the euro.My guess is…
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Athens is the capital of Greece.
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Three and a half to four hours
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In Greece On top of the acropolis, in Athens, Greece. In case your wondering what continent, or even what world it's in; Europe, Earth! It is a beautiful monument to athena, the god of wisdom, whom the city is named after. Giant Pillars and colums line each side of the temple, and it's perched on to…
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it is the parliamentar republic
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Macedonia (in Greek: Μακεδονία Makedonίa) is a the second most populous and the biggest in size region of Greece. It is located in north Greece. Gradually it's in Europe, Southeastern Europe, Balkans, South Balkans, north Greece. It borders with Thrace and Epirus and three countries: Alban…
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The Greco-Roman culture has had a tremendous influence on Western Civilization, an influence well recognized by those living in the 19th century. The reason why Poe came up with those two names. As to the quote itself: "The glory that was Greece" refers to the many important contributions that the …
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European Russia is larger than any other European country, even larger then Denmark (including its territories)
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egyptians Which group settled on the mainland of Greece?Mycenaeans
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The Greeks called it kyronos, which is synonomous with bronze. in addition, Homer, writer of the illiad, called it "shining like a bronze shield."
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which group never settled in Greece? egyptians
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the leader was St. Theresa
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It started on the mainland of Greece by the Mycenaens in about 1100B.C. Tribes migrated there after the Flood and were descendants of the Biblical Noah.
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Olympia in Peloponessos,Greece
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Blue and white.
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Greece is located in the northern and eastern hemispheres. You could also say that it is in the north-east quadrant.
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Mount Olympus is located in the north part of the mainland of Greece and is the southeast part of a mountain complex which bears the name Pieria Ore - Πιέρια Όρη. Its highest peak is Mytikas at 2918 m. The closest airport is the Thessaloniki International airport. The nearest city is Lito…
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Athens is the capital of Greece
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Greeks eat a lot of fish. There are restaurants and taverns at every Greek city where you can find fish. Don't forget that there are so many islands at Greece where fish is the basic kind of food. Nowadays Greeks eat more meat than fish than fish but still fish is in the main menu of every greek fam…
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Answer It is the currency/money of Greece. It used to be. Now Greece's currency is Euro. 1 euro equals to 345,70 drachmas. The smaller denomination of drachma [GRD] are 100 lepta. There were coins of 5, 10, 20, 50 lepta and 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 30 drachmas. Paper bills of 50, 100, 500, 1000 drach…
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The population of Greece is 10,787,690 according to the 2011 census.
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Russia is the biggest country in Europe.
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Greece is situated in Europe.
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The national language of Greece is (Modern) Greek.
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Go to Google Image search and type "Greek flag" See related link.
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You can find pictures of the Greece flag on any image search engine such as Google images.
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Many different foods. Primary meats are chicken, lamb, fish, and beef. There are many different, just as in any other country.
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Hobbes? I am not sure if there was any such philosopher to pose something so vague, but I believe Hobbes mentions something to the case in the Leviathon along the lines that it would be ridiculous to do such a thing because one has made a social contract and to overthrow him would be to overthrow…
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Men wore a tunic, which is a of linen sleeveless shirt, with a sort of cloth skirt. Women wore a sheet of white fabric which was wrapped around the body and pinned into place. Kids wore a kind of skirt/short combo, made again of white cloth. Babies generally wore nothing except when it was cold, the…
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Macedonia was an ancient Greek kingdom in the northern Greek peninsula. Macedonia today is a Greek province on the same land as the ancient Greek kingdom in the northern Greek peninsula. Greece does not refuse recognition of the independence of any country resulting from the break-up of the Socia…
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Hoplite tactics modified Greek political norms primarily due to their equipment requirement. The Greek hoplite was well armored, and bronze chestpieces, helmets, and greaves not to mention weaponry and shield were only attainable by those of a certain wealth. This concentrated military power in the …
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The people that are from Greece are called Greeks.
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In southeast Europe, between Italy and Turkey.
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Answer The Euro (since 2002) also the Drachma in modern Greece
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yiayia (pronounced ya-ya' - the emphasis is on the second syllable)In greek, it is written as γιαγιά
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My Chemical Romance's fourth album is expected to be released sometime around Spring 2010. Hey it's already summer..... :p Actually, since there have been so many delays such as marriage and births, you can bet more on the October/November side. It's okay, I'm sad too :(Now I read it should be on …
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Answer Athens (ATH) to Thessaloniki (SKG) Shortest Flight Duration 50 mins
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The legal minimum age to get married in Greece is 18 years old. This is for both men and women. Those younger than 18 must obtain permission from the courts to get married.
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Capilatist Economy (:
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Greece is located in the southern part of Europe and juts out into the Mediterranean Sea between the southern end of Italy and the western end of Turkey. The Greek capital, Athens, is located in the south-east of the country at 37.58 N and 23.43 E.
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No it did not. However many countries in Europe have a dish which resembles Haggis in general terms. These were cheap peasant dishes of minced offal cooked in a casing usually of animal intestine.
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The accepted best guess is that the Greek theatrical tradition began at the Dionysia of 534 BC. ok thanks
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Greece is not on the Equator. It is north of the Equator. 38,00.41' North 23.43.18 East - Athens Greece google earth
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