it represents freedom,purity and justice
There are nine horizontal stripes
Nine stripes from top to bottom alternate blue [five stripes] and white [four stripes] resembling the sky and the sea or the greek words "Ελευθερία ή Θάνατος" [Freedom or Death] that during the Greek Independence war the Greeks used. In the upper hoist site of the flag there is white cross that extends to the top five stripes and signifies the Greek Orthodox religion. There is also another explanation for the nine stripes that they represent the nine muses
the cross symbolizes Greek Orthodoxy, the established religion of the people of Greece and Greek Cypriots. According to popular tradition, the nine stripes represent the nine syllables of the phrase "Ελευθερία ή Θάνατος" ("Freedom or Death", " E-lef-the-ri-a i Tha-na-tos"), the five blue stripes for the syllables "Έλευθερία" and the four white stripes "ή Θάνατος". The nine stripes are also said to represent the letters of the word "freedom" (Greek: Ελευθερία). There is also a different theory, that the nine stripes symbolize the nine Muses, the goddesses of art and civilization (nine has traditionally been one of the numbers of reference for the Greeks).
The Greek flag has two main colors - white and blue. The flag consists of nine horizontal stripes of blue alternating with white. Historically, the shade of blue used in the flag has varied between light blue and dark blue.
it has nine equal horizontal stripes of blue alternating with white.
The blue and white striped pattern of the Greek flag represents the waves (white) of the Hellenic Sea (blue). There are several theories regarding the nine stripes on the flag. One belief is it represents the number of syllables in the phrase: Eleftheria i Thanatos ("Liberty or Death" - motto during the Hellenic Revolution against the Ottoman Empire). Another tradition is that it represents the number of letters in the word "freedom." Finally, some believe the nine stripes symbolize the nine Muses, the goddesses of art and civilization. The Hellenic Square Cross represents the devotion the Helllenic people have for the Greek Orthodox Church. it signifies the importance of Christianity in the modern Hellenic Nation.
The thirteen red and white stripes of the US flag represent the first thirteen American colonies.The fifty white stars represent the fifty states of the United States of America.The Flag Act of April 4, 1818 - provided for 13 stripes and one star for each state, to be added to the flag on the 4th of July following the admission of each new state, signed by President Monroe. The stripes effectively stand for the original 13 states while the stars represent all the current states.The current flag is based on the Executive Order of President Eisenhower dated August 21, 1959 - which provided for the arrangement of the stars in nine rows of stars staggered horizontally and eleven rows of stars staggered vertically.
The 9 stripes on the greek flag represent the syllables in the phrase 'Elefteria h thanatos' which literally means freedom or death. as in "Give me liberty or give me death" The color blue represents the color of the oceans, the white represents the waves.
The Greek flag is consisted of nine evenly placed alternating blue-white stripes. which symbolize the original 9 provincial regions of the newly formed nation when it won its independence in 1825 from the Ottoman Empire, then adjacent to the top five stripes on the upper left corner field is a large blue square with a white cross inside. The white symbolized the purity of peace, the blue symbolizes the ocean around Greece, and the cross symbolizes the Eastern Orthodox Faith of which over 98% of Greeks belong to.
Pole Position - 1984 The Thirty-Nine Stripes - 1.6 was released on: USA: 20 October 1984
Pole Position - 1984 The Thirty-Nine Stripes 1-6 was released on: USA: 20 October 1984
There are many more than nine goddesses in Greek mythology. However, nine of them are:HeraAthenaArtemisDemeterPersephoneAphroditeEileithyiaHestiaIris