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  ethnic costumes: Greek
The foustanela was worn by the Greek fighters of the 1821 revolution and today it serves as the official uniform of the Evzones, Greece’s Presidential Guard, who can be seen guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Athens.
This dress was originally the military outfit of the Greek chieftains.
Greek ethnic events in America are primarily sponosored by Greek Orthadox churches and the schools they maintain.
histclo.com /style/ethnic/ethnicgr.html   (1034 words)

 The Myth of Greek Ethnic 'Purity'
Robert Browning, 32 a writer who is sympathetic to the Greeks, discusses the writings of the Bavarian Johann Philipp Fallmerayer, who in 1830 proposed that the Slav invasions and settlements of the late sixth and seventh centuries resulted in the "expulsion or extirpation of the original population of peninsula Greece.
Greek myth-making today can be seen as inspired by the wider European racism of the nineteenth and early twentieth century, and even a continuation of that racism.
Greek nationalism refused Macedonia even the right to its name on the grounds that all Macedonia is essentially Greek and part of a Greek nation-State, presumably ever since the father of Alexander the Great, king of Macedonia, became ruler of the Greek lands on the Balkan peninsula...
www.historyofmacedonia.org /AncientMacedonia/greekmyth.html   (7427 words)

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  Baby boy names of Greek origin
In Greek Mythology, his death symbolizes plants that hibernate during the winder and come to live in the spring.
In Greek Mythology, he is the birth father of Oedipus who was destined to kill him and marry his mother.
In Greek Mythology, he is the adopted father of Oedipus who was destined to kill his birth father and marry his mother.
www.abc-baby-names.com /greek_boy_names.html   (1668 words)

  Albania: The Greek Minority
The Greek government claims that Albania is repressing the rights of ethnic Greeks, who live primarily in the south.
The increased tensions between the Albanian government and the ethnic Greek minority are especially evident in areas of cultural and educational policies, particularly as they impact on education in the Greek language.
Repeal or amend the law on public gatherings to ensure that the freedoms of assembly and expression are not unduly restricted and that permission to hold public gatherings is not determined by the content of the views of those wishing to assemble.
www.hrw.org /summaries/s.albania952.html   (1233 words)

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Acquisition of Greek Nationality by Legitimation An alien born out of wedlock and duly legitimated as the child of a Greek, so as to be fully assimilated to a legitimate child of his/her parents, becomes Greek as from the date of legitimation, if at that time he/she has not attained the 18th year of age.
Ethnic Greeks enlisted as volunteers at times of general mobilisation or war according to the law "on recruiting of the armed forces" may, if they wish, acquire the Greek nationality by their petition to the prefect, without any other formality.
The process for the restitution of the Greek nationality to those that have been deprived of it and irrespective of the time of their repatriation will be initiated by the same document, according to the existing provisions on the revocation of administrative acts, by the Minister of the Interior.
www.geocities.com /nationalite/greek-eng.txt   (3900 words)

The Greek population in Albania is currently estimated to be around two percent of the total Albanian population, which amounts to around 70.000 persons.
Most of the Greek Minority in Albania live in southern Albania, a region called Northern Epiros by most Greeks, referring to the historical state of Epiros which was divided between Albania and Greece in 1913.
The Greek Minority in Albania is represented in the UNPO by the Democratic Union of the Greek Ethnic Minority in Albania (OMONIA).
www.unpo.org /member_profile.php?id=23   (770 words)

When the Greek state was conceived in 1830 it was comprised of four ethnic groups: the Greeks, the Albanians, the Turks and the Vlach.
No aspect of the Greek educational system has changed since the beginning of the state when it adapted the myth of the three thousand years of continuity and the position of the historian Paparigopoulos, who was not only a grecocentrist but also campaigned with fervor for the ideas of Panhellenism.
Comparing the Greek economic achievements with those of the neighboring countries, thus exploiting its neighbor’s misfortune with their communist experience, further enhances this campaign, Albania and the other countries of the Balkans who went through some fifty years of communism, for the time being, cannot face to this Greek challenge.
www.aacl.com /Greek_falsedemocracy.html   (1113 words)

 greek | English | Dictionary & Translation by Babylon
Until the early 20th century, Greeks were uniformly distributed between the Greek peninsula, the western coast of Asia Minor, Pontus and Constantinople, regions which coincided to a very large extent with the borders of the Byzantine Empire of the late 11th century and the areas of Greek colonization in the ancient world.
Other ethnic Greek populations can be found from Southern Italy to the Caucasus and diaspora communities in a number of other countries.
Greeking is particularly useful when displaying a reduced image of a document where the text would be too small to be legible on the display anyway.
info.babylon.com /onlinebox.cgi?rt=ol&cid=CD776&term=greek&tl=English&uil=English&tid=AffToolbar   (401 words)

 Culturalpartnerships.org - Greek Americans and Their Music
Primarily organized by the church, Greek language schools taught the language and culture of Greece to children of immigrants whose parents wanted them to maintain their Greek culture.
With the 1922 migration of ethnic Greeks and ethnic Armenians from Asia Minor, the Smyrneic tradition was transported over to Piraeus, the port city of Athens, where these refugees settled.
Sometimes referred to as the "Greek blues" because the lyrics were often laments about life and its hardships, a large percentage of the old rebetika songs had either indirect or direct references to drugs, particularly hashish.
www.culturalpartnerships.org /ontour/greekmusic.asp   (727 words)

 UNHCR - Albania: Information on the treatment of ethnic Greeks in Albania by Albanian authorities, and any redress ...
Greeks in Albania have reportedly taken advantage of the tensions between the two countries for their own ends.
In April 1994, four ethnic Greeks were arrested in Albania and charged with espionage and illegal possession of weapons (Reuters 18 Aug., 1994).
The ethnic Greeks claimed they were forced to confess under psychological or physical torture, but the Albanian government denied these allegations (ibid.).
www.unhcr.org /home/RSDCOI/3ae6ab8b3c.html   (384 words)

 EurasiaNet Civil Society - Georgia’s Greeks: Trying to Come Home
Tsalka’s ethnic Greeks are descendants of refugees from eastern Turkey who came to Georgia, then part of the Russian Empire, after Greece’s War of Independence (1821-1831) against the Ottoman Empire.
Nonetheless, many of Tsalka’s Greeks say that they feel powerless to stop the takeover of homes and property, and believe the lack of support is part of a deliberate policy by the Georgian government to force them to leave the region.
In the meantime, many local Greeks say that they are placing their hopes on Andrew Athens, a Greek American who is president of the World Council of Hellenes Abroad foundation.
www.eurasianet.org /departments/civilsociety/articles/eav072106.shtml   (1474 words)

 Greek American Literature
The clash over marriage (or over “learning Greek,” for that matter) raises the broader question of identity: to be or not to be a Greek, though born in America.
Greeks are now free, like any other Americans, to make their mistakes on their own, to be great lovers, adventurers, business and social successes or failures, and sometimes comic or mad figures.
A Greek with a brilliant mind, he can readily allude to the classical philosophers but he is compelled by a sardonic fate to deliver laundered linen on a bike.
www.helleniccomserve.com /greek_american_literature.html   (8155 words)

 Code of Greek Nationality - Legislationline - free online legislation database
An alien born out of wedlock and duly legitimated as the child of a Greek, so as to be fully assimilated to a legitimate child of his/her parents, becomes Greek as from the date oflegitimation, if at that time he/she has not attained the 18th year of age.
The declaration is submitted in the presence of two Greek citizens serving as witnesses,Forthe alien ethnic Greek living abroad this declaration may be submitted before the Greek consul of his/her domicile, who will then transmit it to the Ministry of the Interior together with a relevant report.
These children within one year from their coming into age may drop the Greek nationality by a declaration to one of the authorities mentioned in the previous paragraph.Thelegitimationof children born in a marriage of a Greek, as it is provided by art.
www.legislationline.org /legislation.php?tid=11&lid=1794   (2752 words)

 The Jamestown Foundation
Tsalka, population 22,000, is predominantly populated by ethnic Armenians and Greeks.
Inhabitants of Avralo, which was a Greek village until the Georgian resettlements, gathered outside the police station and demanded that the authorities deal with the serious crime in the region.
The reality of the matter is that most local Greeks have left for Greece with no plans to return, and the remaining Greek population considers itself in charge of their compatriots' abandoned houses.
www.jamestown.org /publications_details.php?volume_id=407&issue_id=3272&article_id=2369459   (888 words)

 The Politics Resource Center: Modern Greek National Identity, by Michael Bakaoukas
It cannot be accounted for by ancient Greek tribalism, since the latter is a phenomenon of the ancient pre-modern society and does not apply to the modern society of the nation-states in the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
According to the alternative ethnic model, which is supported by one of the most prominent modern theorists of nationalism, Anthony Smith, nation as a community is based on the common predecessors, the common descent of the different ethnic groups and their native culture [13].
The nations with an ethnic or genealogical basis seek to expand so as to include the ethnically kin populations that are beyond the current borders of the ethnic nation, along with the territories where they live, or aim for the creation of a much larger ethic-national state, merging into other culturally and ethnically kin states.
radicalacademy.com /studentrefpolitics22mb.htm   (2555 words)



Between 1917 and 1924 ethnic issues were constantly used to attack the nationalities' policy of the former Tzarist regime, blamed for its Russocentrism, antisemitism, and harsh oppression of ethnic minorities -- all of which was fundamentally true.
It is clear that ethnic identity served only to DISCERN those who had to go from those who could stay, the real cause for persecution being the alleged opposition to the regime (The Volga Germans were deported by the start of WW2).
Ethnic Greek students were allowed, even encouraged, to subscribe in mass to the university.
members.aol.com /plaku/em.htm   (3348 words)

 Wats up with ethnic greek houses?
In fact, when many of the Greek organizations in our country were formed, fls and possibly other races were not admitted to most of the colleges in this country.
Ethnic themed housing, ethnic themed greek life-- they are all JUST THAT- ethnically themed.
Ethnic based greek clubs had their place at a certain time in history, however, now that the Jim Crow and segregation laws have been lifted, these clubs might want to disperse into groups that focus more on interests and not culture.
www.collegeconfidential.com /discus/messages/68/6926.html   (1103 words)

 "Greek" Macedonia 90 Years Greek Ethnic Cleansing- Macedonia
"Greek" Macedonia 90 Years Greek Ethnic Cleansing- Macedonia
The official Greek politics try to erase Bulgarian Macedonian Culture and History from Macedonia.
Greece - Greece continues to be one of the few countries within the European Union (EU) that has consistently brought criminal defamation suits against journalists.
www.macedoniainfo.com /macedonia   (204 words)

 Stamco costumes Greek costume manufacturer Greek Costume Through the Centuries
We at "greek- MANUFACTURERS OF SUPERIOR QUALITY COSTUMES", sell our costumes (theatrical - classic - carnival/Halloween - mascot - Christmas and New Year - Greek ethnic/traditional costumes) at the best prices of the world market.
We at "greek- MANUFACTURERS OF SUPERIOR QUALITY COSTUMES" offer a vast variety of costumes for adults (men and women) and children.
Greek folklore and traditional costumes (for children and adults, national and traditional costumes, parade costumes).
www.greek-costumes.com /about-us.php   (318 words)

 What's New at Ethnic Harvest
Every year for the last six years the Ethnic America Network has sponsored an Ethnic Summit in a major American city such as L.A., Dallas, and Atlanta.
In 2007, it comes to Seattle with a theme appropriate to the Pacific, "Gateway to the Nations." Since this is a national Summit, participants are expected to come from all across the country.
Pastors, church planters, and members of ethnic or multi-ethnic churches
www.ethnicharvest.org /whatsnew/newindex.htm   (620 words)

 Macedonia for the Macedonians
The Greek government denies the existence of a Macedonian ethnicity,even worse it denies the existence of a Macedonian minority within its borders and refuses to grant these people their basic human rights.
It is predominantly a Slav region not a Greek one.
Greek citizens who have publicly proclaimed that they do not feel like Greeks but like ethnic Macedonians or ethnic Turks have been pursued and convicted by Greek justice, which just goes to show that modem Greek society not only fails to show the necessary respect for what is different, but cannot even tolerate it.
www.makedonija.info /propaganda.html   (3575 words)

 Powell's Books - Nosthimia!: The Greek American Family Cookbook (New American Family Cookbooks) by Georgia Sarianides
As a mother of four and with a full time career, Georgia plans meals that are healthy and don???t require hours in the kitchen.
This unique combination of delicious Greek recipes with American ingredients features about 175 recipes that are nutritious and easy to prepare.
The Greek American Family Cookbook introduces Americans to Greek cuisine in a fun and engaging way.
www.powells.com /biblio?PID=719&cgi=product&isbn=1931868735   (296 words)

 Excite UK - Society - Relationships - Dating - Personals - Ethnic - Greek
Greek singles dating site helping people of Hellenic descent a way to meet others with similar interests for the pursuit of friendship and love.
A Greek singles and dating site with anonynous private messaging, chat, and detailed search.
Two independent services, one in Greek and one in English.
www.excite.co.uk /directory/Society/Relationships/Dating/Personals/Ethnic/Greek   (99 words)

 Greek Wedding Music and Songs Lyrics, Traditional Greek Wedding
Greek Wedding Music and Songs Lyrics, Traditional Greek Wedding
Some areas of WedAlert.com are currently unavailable due to a system upgrade.
Washington D.C. Wedding Songs - Ethnic - Greek
www.wedalert.com /songs/ethnic/greek.asp   (153 words)

 Ethnic Technologies, Greek Market Targeting Lists
Our unique multi-dimensional research guarantees you the most accurate targeting system available from any source.
We are the Originators and Developers of Ethnic, Religious and Language Identification.
Our large group of on site Licensee's guarantees you the most deliverable of lists available.
www.ethnictechnologies.com /languagelists/Greek.html   (60 words)

 Tsohatzopoulos: Ethnic Greek community's rights must be respected by Tirana
National Defense Minister Akis Tsohatzopoulos on Friday emphasized that the ethnic Greek community in neighboring Albania enjoys under international law "the same rights for which the Albanians struggle for their compatriots in Kosovo."
The Greek minister's statements from the northern city of Thessaloniki came in light of reports from the impoverished, neighboring country citing increased chauvinistic rhetoric prior to the upcoming second round of municipal elections in the predominately ethnic Greek region of Heimarra.
Several Albanian politicians, most notably former premier and current Socialist Party leader Fatos Nano, as well as portions of the local media have focused inflammatory remarks against a mostly ethnic Greek party active in the area.
www.greekembassy.org /embassy/content/en/Article.aspx?office=1&folder=299&article=6123   (258 words)

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