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  Greece in the Second World War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Greece established a constitutional monarchy in 1829 after an uprising against the Turkish Ottoman Empire.
Greece by the German presence in Rumania and Bulgaria.
According to Churchill, the invasion of southern Yugoslavia and Greece was entrusted to the
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  1922 in Greece - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The first months of 1922 were marked by the continuation of the strife between Constantinists and Venizelists, which found its most notable expression in the controversy between the Athens government and the Constantinople Phanar in connection with the election in December 1921 of Mgr.
Metaxakis as spiritual head of the church in Greece proper, and the synodical court in Athens went so far as to condemn him to be deprived of his ecclesiastical rank and interned in the Monastery of Zante.
On November 20 a conference of representatives of the Allies, Turkey, and Greece was opened at Lausanne for the purpose of the revision of the Sèvres Treaty and the final settlement of the Near Eastern problem.
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 Greece. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Central Greece, situated N of the Gulf of Corinth, includes the low-lying plains of Thessaly, Attica, and Boeotia; Mt. Olympus (Ólimbos; 9,570 ft/2,917 m), the highest point in Greece; and Athens.
In the Balkan Wars (1912–13) Greece obtained SE Macedonia and W Thrace; the frontier with newly independent Albania gave a larger part of Epirus to Greece, but neither country was satisfied, and the area remained in dispute until 1971, when Greece, at least temporarily, dropped its claims to N Epirus.
In 1954, Greece signed an alliance with Turkey and Yugoslavia, but friction with Turkey (and also with Great Britain) soon arose over the sovereignty of Cyprus, the majority of whose population is ethnically Greek, and continued after Cyprus became independent in 1960.
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 MSN Encarta - Search View - Greece
Mainland Greece includes the regions of Thrace and Macedonia in the north; Epirus, Thessaly (Thessalia), and Central Greece in the central section; and the Pelopónnisos, a peninsula connected to the rest of the mainland by the Isthmus of Corinth, in the south.
Greece’s basic pension system is underfunded; in some instances, only 15 years of contributions (employer and employee contributions, combined with state subsidies in some cases) are required for a pension.
Greece’s inflation and deficits were still too high for the country to qualify in 1998 when the EU chose the participant countries, and so Greece could not adopt the euro when it was launched in January 1999.
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 25. The Splendour of Greece. Wells, H.G. 1922. A Short History of the World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
True that Greece was torn by a desperate struggle for ascendancy between Athens, Sparta and other states (the Peloponnesian War 431 to 404
B.C. the Macedonians became virtually masters of Greece; nevertheless during this period the thought and the creative and artistic impulse of the Greeks rose to levels that made their achievement a lamp to mankind for all the rest of history.
The impetus Pericles gave to the intellectual life of Athens lived on after his death, and in spite of the fact that the peace of Greece was now broken by the Peloponnesian War and a long and wasteful struggle for “ascendancy” was beginning.
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 George II of Greece - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George II (20 July 1890 - 1 April 1947), King of the Hellenes (Greece) ruled from 1922-1924 and 1935-1947.
He was born at Tatoi, near Athens, the son of Constantine I, King of the Hellenes (2 August 1868 - 11 January 1923) and his wife, Princess Sophia of Prussia (14 June 1870 - 13 January 1932).
He succeeded to the Greek throne on his father's abdication, 27 September 1922.In late 1923 he was asked by the government to leave Greece "on leave" while the National Assembly considered the question of the future form of government.
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 1922 in Greece -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The year 1922 was the most calamitous in the whole history of modern (A republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil) Greece.
The first months of 1922 were marked by the continuation of the strife between Constantinists and Venizelists, which found its most notable expression in the controversy between the Athens government and the Constantinople (additional info and facts about Phanar) Phanar in connection with the election in December 1921 of Mgr.
The cabinet immediately resigned, and on September 27 King Constantine abdicated for the second time in the course of his career, and the Diadoch succeeded to the throne of Greece as King (King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover from 1727 to 1760 (1683-1760)) George II.
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1922 W.A. Harriman and Co. opens its European headquarters in Berlin with the aid of the Hamburg-based M.M. Warburg and Co. Government investigators later said it was during this time that Harriman first became acquainted with the German industrialist, Fritz Thyssen.
1922 A deadlocked Vatican conclave chooses Achille Ratti as pope (Pope Pius XI) on the eve of Mussolini's March on Rome.
1922 Karl von Habsburg, the deposed emperor of Austria,dies in exile.
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 ICL - Greece Index
The Communist Party of Greece (KKE, 5,6%, 11 seats) is the most ancient Greek Party, founded in 1918.
11 June 1975: Adoption of the new Constitution, renewing the parliamentary democracy of Greece.
1922: Defeat of Greece in the war against Turkey in Minor Asia.
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 MSN Encarta - Constantine I
The son of King George I, he was born in Athens and educated at Greek and German military academies.
The struggle resulted in a policy of Greek neutrality until Constantine, under Allied military pressure, abdicated on June 12, 1917, in favor of his son, Alexander.
In September 1922, however, the Greek defeat in a war with Turkey forced Constantine to abdicate again, leaving the throne to his oldest son, George II.
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - George I (of Greece)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
George I (of Greece) (1845-1913), king of Greece (1863-1913), the first Greek monarch of the house of Glücksburg.
Under Venizelos’s leadership, the territory of Greece had increased by some 70 percent, and its population had grown from 2.8 million to 4.8 million....
George II (of Greece) (1890-1947), king of Greece (1922-1923, 1935-1941, 1946-1947), eldest son of King Constantine I, of the house of Glücksburg,...
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 Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Greece is a mountainous country, with flat land restricted to many small coastal plains.
Greece is poorly endowed with minerals and fuel.
The present population is derived mainly from the inhabitants of ancient Greece.
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 Greece since 1831 (from history of Greece) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
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The Greece that Poe praised was primarily Athens during its golden age in the 5th century BC.
Ancient Greece is the birthplace of the concept of democracy.
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 Ethnologue report for Greece
The Saracatsan are nomadic shepherds of northern Greece.
In Cyprus, the dialect is reported to be closer to Classical Greek than that spoken in Greece in some vocabulary and grammar, and to have many Arabic and Turkish loanwords.
Macedonia Region in Greece, Florina prefecture, northern Kastoria prefecture, and Thessalonica prefecture.
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 "PROSKOPOS" - 2nd E.P. of Patras - History of Scouting in Greece - Participation in the first International gatherings
Greece was represented by General Chief K. Melas who suggested the establishment of periodic international scout gatherings in the same way the Olympic Games were held.
The 2nd International Scout Conference (Paris 1922) were Greece, as well, was present.
The 2nd International Scout Conference in Paris 1922 was in effect the General Assembly of the Scout Organizations of the world.
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 Greek Spider - Your guide to Greece and Cyprus!
Greece receives western and eastern Thrace up to the outskirts of Constantinople, and jurisdiction of the Smyrna Region for five years.
Greece is defeated in this war and results in what is called by Greeks "The Asia Minor disaster".
The result of the Balkan Wars was the doubling in size of Greece in both population and area.
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 Library of Congress / Federal Research Division / Country Studies / Area Handbook Series/ Greece / Bibliography
Greece in the 1940s: A Nation in Crisis.
Baxevanis, John J. Economic and Population Movements in the Peloponnesus of Greece.
Iatrides, John O. "Greece in the Cold War and Beyond," Journal of the Hellenic Diaspora, 19, 1993, 11-30.
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 September 12, 1922 - Greece and Turkey
They are not friendly to Turkey and will take steps to prevent the Turk using the recent victory as the begining of a campaign to conquer Greece, but for Greece they have no sympathy and can have none while Constantine retains any measure of power.
In return for his services in the allied cause he was given power at the peace conference and he used it to secure concessions to Greece.
No sooner than had he won those concessions than Constantine was recalled from banishment and permitted to begin the policy that has resulted in the present disaster.
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 National Bank of Greece 1901-1922
In 1922 Greek state had difficulties to find money, so it borrowed them from Greeks with a novel way.
American Bank Note Company printed all these banknotes except of the 100 dr note that was printed by Bradbury Wilkinson.
These notes replaced the divided notes of 1922 law and had the overprint "NEON" that means new.
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 Greece Turkey War 1921-1922
In Greece the war was followed by a successful military coup against the monarchy.
The Treaty of Lausanne, concluded on July 24, 1923, obliged Greece to return eastern Thrace and the islands of Imbros and Tenedos to Turkey, as well as to give up its claim to Smyrna.
Treaty of Lausanne, (1923), final treaty concluding World War I. It was signed by representatives of Turkey (successor to the Ottoman Empire) on one side and by Britain, France, Italy, Japan, Greece, Romania, and the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes (Yugoslavia) on the other.
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 Ionia (Greece, 1922)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The idea of proclaiming West Asia Minor (the area around Smyrna) an independent state was discussed in 1922 as a way out for Greece.
This led to the collapse of the Greek front and the evacuation of Asia Minor, which was then incorporated in Kemal's Turkish Republic.
To a certain extent it reflected the impossibility of the Greek position at the time - the Greeks were beginning to realise they could not beat Kemal nor keep fighting him for ever, but on the other hand they would not agree to simply pack up and go home, leaving Ionia to Kemal.
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 Chapter 58. Human Scapegoats in Classical Antiquity. § 2. The Human Scapegoat in Ancient Greece. Frazer, Sir James ...
But in civilised Greece the custom of the scapegoat took darker forms than the innocent rite over which the amiable and pious Plutarch presided.
Whenever Marseilles, one of the busiest and most brilliant of Greek colonies, was ravaged by a plague, a man of the poorer classes used to offer himself as a scapegoat.
Paton that these poor wretches seem to have masqueraded as the spirits of fig-trees in particular.
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 Greek flag becomes a fashion trend ahead of Olympics
The patriotic fervor sweeping Greece has nothing to do with the homecoming of the Olympics next month.
The blue and white flag -- splashed across a cut off white T-shirt -- was donned by Greece’s heartthrob crooner Sakis Rouvas, whose “Shake it” took third place in a European song contest in May. The song and flag-as-fashion became an overnight sensation.
But the head of Greece’s official privacy watchdog has put government officials on notice: They could come under scrutiny if the cameras are used to invade citizens’ privacy.
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 Greece Then, Greece Now: The Hellenic Community of Saskatoon
, 1922, we were awakened by a friend of my fathers and we fled Triglia in a small boat.
My mother, my brother of two and a half years, a cousin of ten years, and I was an eight-month old baby.
Later, we were rescued by French boats and taken to Greece and Rafina, where the refugee camps had been set-up by the Greek government, for three years with many of the others from Asia Minor.
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 Volos Greece Pelion Volos Hotels Pilio Volos Travel Greece
After 1830, a large number of villagers and craftsmen from the villages of Pelion and from the new state of Greece and other Hellenistic centres started building houses and workshops around the port.
With the port continuously expanding, the rail operation developed to connect Volos with the rest of Greece.
In 1922, after the disaster in Asia Minor, many refugees fled and headed to Volos, where they found new homes and began a new life.
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 The Nation, 12/13/1922 - Who Murdered the Statesmen of Greece? by Polyzoides, Adamantios Th.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The men who accused, indicted, convicted, sentenced, and executed these Greek leaders were a little band of Greek army officers, ranking from colonel down, all recently returned from the rout of Asia Minor and forming a self-appointed revolutionary committee.
...The men thus to die were Demetrios Gounaris, three times Premier of Greece, six times Minister, leader of the constitutional majority in the Hellenic National Assembly elected on November 14, 1920, and arbitrarily dissolved by the recent military revolution, and chief of the Popular Party of Greece...
...This was in November, 1920, when the general election in Greece went overwhelmingly against him in a landslide that cost him even his seat in Parliament...
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 Literature from 1922 (from Greek literature) --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The Asia Minor Disaster of 1922, in which Greece's expansionist designs on the Ottoman Empire were finally thwarted, brought about a radical change in the orientation of Greek literature.
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From the beginning its writers were Greeks living not only in Greece proper but also in Asia Minor, the Aegean Islands, and Magna Graecia (Sicily and southern Italy).
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 Center for Senior Citizens' Education Template   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Besides an overview of history, we will also deal with some of the main political, social, cultural and economic themes which have characterized the evolution of Modern Greece from a weak state on the periphery of Europe to a member of the European Union.
April 1 The Modern Incarnation of an Ancient Culture Greece’s ancient glory and Byzantine dominance disappear with the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople (1453).
A native of Greece he earned a PH.D. in Russian history from the University of Minnesota.
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 1922 Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
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1976 Greece's 98 year-old Dimitrion Yordanidis, is oldest man to compete in a marathon; he finishes in 7:33
1926 Irene Papas, born in Corinth, Greece, actress, Moses The Lawgiver
1921 Philip Mountbatten, born in Greece, Duke of Edinburgh/Prince, Mr.
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