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.
What are common facts about Argos?
Some common facts about Argos are...
Argos had terrible soil because there is a legend that says Poseidon cursed their rivers. They could not grow crops well because in the summer it was hot and dry, and in the winter it was cold and wet. The Argocians had a king.
What does courage mean in Greek?
Courage comes from the Latin word, cor, which means 'heart'.
What type of voting system does Greece use?
The political system in Greece is Parliamentary Republic, which means that they have a prime minister, a parliament and a president. The president is mostly typical. People vote in general elections for Prime minister and the parliament every four years and then the parliament votes for President every five. There are also the "local elections" which are every four years for mayors etc. The polotical party with the majority of the votes wins and has to present the cabinet to the president. the parliament votes and accepts it or not. If they don't (lack of majority) then the president doesn't confirm it and they have to redo it. I hope I am helping you a little
Is Italy hotter than Greece?
no, i dont think so well not in the summer for sure
Yes, the areas of Italy outside the alps are warmer than Greece. But in the summer, Greece and Italy have about the same temperatures.
What was the purpose of a ancient Greek housemaid?
The maid was a slave who worked cleaning the house and surrounds, disposing of sewage, collecting water, helping with cooking, looking after children plus any other duties she could usefully carry out such as spinning yarn, weaving, and prostitution if the master of the house required it.
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What is ouzo made of?
The basic ingredients of ouzo are alcohol and anise, but depending on the recipe of the producer it may include lots of other spices and herbs
What does Greece import from Ireland?
They import Guiness and Silver
What are Greece's latitude and longitude line?
380 0' 0" N, 230 43' 0" E
What is the new name of Sparta?
The name of Sparta is "Σπάρτη", spelled and written with the same way as the ancient city.
What is Greece's natural increase rate?
birth rate per 1000 people is 9.2 and death rate per 1000 is 10.7 so the natural population growth is -0.15 %. there is anatural decrease indeed.
What was an ancient land on the aegean?
What time of day were tragedies performed in ancient Greece?
Considering that there were no electric lights or other ways to light a large stage or auditorium, all plays performed in ancient Greece were done in an outside theater during the day. Scenes meant to be performed at night where shown by several characters holding torches.
The tragedies were performed as a trilogy - three consecutive sequential plays, followed by a satyr play followed by a comedy, so it was an all-day event.
Were there any Dinosaurs in Greece?
During the times of the dinosaurs, Greece did not exist. The lands looked extremely different to how they do today.
Dinosaurs dominated every single continent on the globe, so, yes, dinosaurs did live in what is nowadays recognised as Greece.
What languages are spoken in Greece?
The official language of Greece is Greek.
This breaks up into many dialects of Greek with subtle changes in pronunciation and so a Macedonian Greek, a Greek from Athens or Epirus and a Greek from the island of Crete will all understand each other very easily. This has its origins back to the time of Alexander the Great who took the four strands of Greek language, Doric, Attic, Ionian and Aeolic and created a common language which was named koine meaning common. There is a minority group of speakers in the state of Thrace who speak Turkish and many Greeks on the borders of Greece also speak an idiom of their neighbors.
The Greeks spoke and still speak Greek.
There are different forms of Greek (like English has Old English, Middle English etc)
- Mycenaean Greek, (16th to 11th centuries BC)
- Ancient Greek, (c. 1000-330 BC)
- Koine Greek , (c. 330 BC-330 AD)
- Medieval Greek or Byzantine Greek, (330-1453 AD)
- Modern Greek, (from 1453 AD)
the official language for Greece is Greek.
Modern Greek (Greek: Ελληνικά)
Myceneaen was the earliest dialect of the Greek language, dating back to before 1200 BC. The Greek language boasts the longest recorded history of any European language. Today, the people of Greece speak modern Greek, which came from the original ancient form of the language.
Modern Greeks speak the Greek language.
Greek is their official language.
They speak Modern Greek. They also study foreign languages in school, such as English and French).
The most common second language in Greece is English. In fact, many young, educated Greeks feel that Greek is a dying language as so few books are published in that language.
Greek, and some english
Greek is spoken in Greece.
Greek. Some areas you will find a form of Latin, and italian. In the north I am sure you will find some forms of slavic, and in the islands, arabic. But the language of Greece would be Greek.
Modern Greek, not to be confused with Ancient Greek, is the official language of Greece. English and French are also spoken in Greece. Turkish, Bulgarian and Romani are also spoken in some regions..
Who runs Greece?
Someone who is probably called the President
What is the clothing style in modern day Greece?
The same as in the rest of western world I suppose...
What is there to do in Athens airport?
when will cme passengers jst v have to checking
Will Daniel Radcliffe visit Greece?
if there was a movie shot there or something. I dont know.Why dont you ask him.
If in Crete Greece what would the magnetic variation be?
The magnetic variation of Crete is approx. 3.2 degr EAST
How long was Odysseus trapped on Calypso's island?
What is the name of a Greek skewered meat dish?
How old was Jackie onassis husband when he died?
Aristotle Onassis was born on January 15th, 1906 in the Ottoman Empire. He died in France on March 15th, 1975. He was 69 years old at the time of his death.
What is the capital of Greece?
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 of the city liked the salt water spring, seeing how it would be a necessary stronghold in a war. But the women admired the olive tree and recognised its many uses around the home. There city had one more woman than the number of men, so the city was named Athens, and Athena and Poseidon have hated each other ever since.
And that's why the city's called Athens.
Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece.
What three Seas border Greece?
The Mediteranian, Aegean, and Ionian sea border Greece.