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The Greeks called and still call themselves Hellenes.

They overpopulated their small and poor country, and the city states sent out their surplus populations into colonies around the Mediterranean and Black Seas. Some colonies were established in Italy (Naples = Nea Polis, new city, Tarentum, Sybaris, Croton etc plus plenty in Sicily).

In their expansion down the Italian Peninsula in the 4th and 3rd Centuries BCE, the Romans encountered a Latin tribe called the Graeci. As they went further they ran into the Greek cities at the bottom of Italy, and thinking them to be a lot more of the Graeci tribe, called them the Magna Graeci.

The word Graeci (anglicised to 'Greek') was erroneously extended to the home country and people of the widespread Hellenic colonies, and the word Greek has stuck.
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What is Greece?

a country in europebeside the Adriatic sea. You should know that!

How do you get to Greece?

Greece is located in the south-east landscape of Europe.The most popular ways you can get to Greece by plane,by ship,by train or by car.

Why is Greece called Greece?

Greece is called Greece from the word Graecia. This means the landof the Greeks. Graecia was used by the Romans.

Why was Greece called the grandeur that was Greece?

No, no, it was the glory that was Greece, and the grandeur that was Rome. Ancient Rome was certainly grand, and to modern thinking the Greece of ancient times seems glorious i

What does greece have?

Not to be mean but maybe you should use a textbook 9if ur in school) or go to the library
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What was the name of Greece before was called Greece?

The name "Greece" is the English name for the country, the Greek name for the country (the original one) is "Helinika" (this is obviously not in the greek language but i made
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When was Greece?

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