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  Greeks - wiki.allbarwniki.info   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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.
Greek nationalism re-emerged in the 11th century within specific circles and became more forceful after the fall of Constantinople to the Crusaders of the Fourth Crusade in 1204, and the establishment of a number of Greek kingdoms (such as the Empire of Nicaea and the Despotate of Epirus).
Greeks (Γραικοί) - In mythology, Graecus was the brother of Latinus and nephew to Hellen.
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  Britain.tv Wikipedia - Greeks
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.
Pure Greek nationalism re-emerged in the 11th century within specific circles and became more forceful after the fall of Constantinople to the Crusaders of the Fourth Crusade in 1204, and the establishment of a number of Greek kingdoms (such as the Empire of Nicaea and the Despotate of Epirus).
Greeks (Γραικοί) - In mythology, Graecus was the brother of Latinus and nephew to Hellen.
www.britain.tv /wikipedia.php?title=Greeks   (3920 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Greeks   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Greek has been written in the Greek alphabet (the first to introduce vowels), since the 9th century BC in Greece (before that in Linear B), and the 4th century BC in Cyprus (before that in Cypriot syllabary).
Medieval Greek: The continuation of Hellenistic Greek during medieval Greek history as the official and vernacular (if not the literary nor the ecclesiastic) language of the Byzantine Empire, and continued to be used until, and after the fall of that Empire in the 15th century.
Ancient Greek was spoken in Greece, on Crete and Cyprus, in parts of the eastern Mediterranean and western and northern Anatolia, on Sicily and in southern Italy, on the northern Black Sea coast, and sporadically along the African coast and the French Riviera.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Greeks   (1102 words)

  
 Greece - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Greek partisan resistance to the occupation was fierce, often with bitter retaliation from the occupiers.
Greek culture is attributed with a vast number of contributions to philosophy, astronomy, science, and the arts.
Greek culture evolved over thousands of years, with its beginnings in the Mycenean and Minoan Civilizations, continuing into Classical Greece, the birth of the Hellenistic era and through the influence of the Roman Empire and its Greek Eastern successor the Byzantine Empire.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Greece   (5135 words)

  
 CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The second migration of Greeks left the plains of the Greek peninsula and resettled in the mountains, the islands of the Aegean and other Greek regions where the Ottomans were unable to create a permanent military and administrative presence.
In 1827, the Russian ex-minister of foreign affairs, Ioannis Kapodistrias, a noble Greek from the Ionian Islands, was chosen as the President of the new Republic.
Greek Resistance to the occupation was fierce, often with bitter retaliation from the occupiers.
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /cgi-bin/encyclopedia.pl?p=Greece   (4338 words)

  
 List of Greeks
Zeno of Elea, (circa 495 BC-circa 430 BC), Greek philosopher
Eudoxus of Cnidus, (circa 408 BC-circa 347 BC), Greek astronomer, mathematician
Dionysios Solomos, writer of the National greek anthem..
www.gamesinathens.com /olympics/l/li/list_of_greeks.shtml   (126 words)

  
 SingaporeMoms - Parenting Encyclopedia - Ancient Greece
Greek culture was a powerful influence in the Roman Empire, which carried a version of it to many parts of Europe.
The Greeks are believed to have migrated southward into the Greek peninsula in several waves beginning in the late 3rd millennium BC, the last being the Dorian invasion.
Some Greeks regarded the Macedonians as barbarians, but whatever their original ethnic origins, they were of Greek language and culture by the 5th century.
www.singaporemoms.com /parenting/Ancient_Greeks   (3006 words)

  
 VDH's Private Papers::Defending the Greeks
Greek achievement is a fact universally acknowledged." Yet it took a mere fifty years to prove Hamilton wrong about that universal recognition, for in many colleges and universities today the phrase "Greek genius" is considered reactionary and ethnocentric, nowhere more so than among the professional classicists who are the presumed caretakers of that tradition.
As the Greek examination of war and slavery shows, critical consciousness can lead to the improvement and reform of human institutions and behavior, for once the mind is liberated from the authority of tradition or the supernatural, it can criticize the ways things are done and consider alternatives.
In the Greek male repertoire of misogynistic stereotypes, two of the most common were the charges that women are less capable than men at controlling themselves sexually, and that they are incapable of the sort of rational deliberation and cooperation necessary for political action.
victorhanson.com /articles/thornton031005.html   (3229 words)

  
 The Immortals * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
The Immortals * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
Aphrodite, the golden goddess of Love; born of the blood of Ouranos (the Heavens) and the foam of the sea.
Greek Myths Bookshop • Fun Fact Quiz • Search/Browse • Links • About
www.messagenet.com /myths/immortals.html   (856 words)

  
 List of Greeks - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
List of Greek Orthodox Patriarchs of Alexandria and all Africa
John Capodistria, (1776-1831), first President of the free and unified Greek state, last President of the first Greek republic.
See also: List of people by nationality, List of ancient Greeks, List of Greek Jews
www.music.us /education/L/List-of-Greeks.htm   (818 words)

  
 HotBot Web Search for greeks
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 Greeks for Christ A Ministry of Greek believers and Christians worldwide
Spectacular arrangements and soaring melody defines the style of this new release of the ever popular Greeks for Christ song "Agios Agios." Music written by George Argyropoulos and Theo Vourliotis and sung by a talented group of Greeks for Christ musicians.
Today's Scripture: Click here to view all entries or add your own scripture to the list.
The best in Contemporary Greek Christian music, featuring 14 original songs by renown Greek Christian songwriter Michael Gioukaris and George Argyropoulos, with powerful melodies and heart moving lyrics.
www.greeksforchrist.org   (201 words)

  
 List of Greeks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Manuel Chrysoloras, one of the pioneers in introducing Greek literature to western Europe.
Marcus Musurus, professor of Greek language at the University of Padua.
John Capodistria (1776–1831), first President of the free and unified Greek state, last President of the first Greek republic.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Greeks   (1021 words)

  
 List of finance topics: The Greeks
In mathematical finance, the Greeks are the quantities representing the market sensitivities of options or other derivatives, with each measuring a different aspect of the risk in an option position, and corresponding to the set of parameters on which the value of an instrument or portfolio of financial instruments is dependent.
The vega, which is not a Greek letter, is the derivative of the option value with respect to the volatility of the underlying, [\frac{\partial V}{\partial \sigma}]; vega measures sensitivity to implied volatility.
The Greeks in the Black-Scholes model are very easy to calculate and this is one reason for the model's continued popularity in the market.
investcompany.com /finance/the_greeks.php   (532 words)

  
 boys clothes: Greece chronology -- the 1940s World War II
Greek's small army of 150,000 men not only stopped the Italian thrust toward Salonika using rugged mountaneous terraine to their advantage, but with British assistance including RAF units, drove the Italians back into Albania.
The Greeks were firced toask for an armistace on April 23 and the British left to extricate as much of their force as possible.
The Greek Government of George Papandreou in 1944 after the departure of the NAZIs was the first European government to return confiscated Jewish properties.
histclo.com /country/gre/chron/1940/gc40-ww2.html   (4018 words)

  
 The Ultimate Greece Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
Greece, formally called the Hellenic Republic (Greek: Ελληνική Δημοκρατία), is a country in the southeast of Europe on the southern tip of the Balkan peninsula.
Greek culture would later become the basis of the Hellenistic civilisation that followed the empire of Macedonian King Alexander the Great.
Greeks elect members of the country's unicameral parliament (the Vouli ton Ellinon) by secret ballot for a maximum of four years, but elections can occur at more frequent intervals.
www.dogluvers.com /dog_breeds/Greece   (2646 words)

  
 DefGreeks
The centrality of the ancient Greeks to the foundations of Western Civilization once was an obvious truth, one memorably expressed by the poet Shelley when he said, “We are all Greeks.
These generous and self-critical attitudes––unprecedented in the ancient world–– are a dividend of critical consciousness, the ability to step back from the passions and prejudices of the moment and look at events from a larger perspective that illuminates the common human condition, the way even an enemy suffers and grieves just as we do.
Critical consciousness is the precious legacy the West received from the Greeks, a way of looking at the world that generates the cultural, intellectual, and political ideas––free speech, rationalism, consensual government, individualism, human rights––we all cherish today.
www.biblicalheritage.org /Cultures/defgreeks.htm   (3142 words)

  
 List of Major Roman Gods
She and her daughter Proserpine were the counterparts of the Greek goddesses Demeter and Persephone.
Her worship involved fertility rites and rites for the dead, and her chief festival was the Cerealia.
Both a virgin goddess and an earth goddess, she was identified with the Greek Artemis.
www.unrv.com /culture/major-roman-god-list.php   (767 words)

  
 Ships of the Ancient Greeks - An Annotated List   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Greek Navy - Two budding triearchs from British Columbia have posted their drawings of a trireme and a bireme along with a summary of what they've learned about shipbuilding and tactics.
William L. Rodgers, Greek and Roman Naval Warfare: A Study of Strategy, Tactics, and Ship Design from Salamis (480 B.C.) to Actium (31 B.C.) - Exactly as the title implies, this is a wonderfully thorough examination of how naval battles of antiquity were won and lost.
Ancient Galleys - A succinct, yet excellent, article on the Greek development of the war galley: the penteconter, the bireme, the trireme, the quadrireme, the quinquereme, and the liburne.
www.syc.k12.pa.us /~sms/zart/mythology/bulfinch/fables/grkship.html   (2584 words)

  
 Articles -greek literature
Nevertheless, it is clear that fifth-century Greeks themselves considered the use of coinage to have originated not in their own land, but in Asia Minor.
This list includes prostitution and games, and while the former is not a particularly seemly aspect of culture, it is unclear whether or not Herodotus means for us to form any particular opinion about coins through association.
Given the archeological evidence surrounding the earliest Greek coins, it is not at all clear that their primary function was to facilitate retail trade.
oldmoney.vassar.edu /papers/greek_literature.html   (920 words)

  
 The Standards Site: Who were the ancient Greeks?
Discuss the armour the soldiers are wearing and the weapons they are carrying, and how the boats were powered, the number of rows of oars, and how the boats might have attacked enemies' boats.
Ask each child to read a story about a different Greek god and complete a three-column grid with the column headings: 'Name of the god', 'Symbol of the god', and 'The aspect of the world the god is responsible for'.
Ask them to produce a script for the chorus, make the masks, select the costumes, etc. Ask each group to perform their play to the rest of the class and hold a vote on which is the best play.
www.standards.dfes.gov.uk /schemes2/history/his14/?view=list&column=activity   (1190 words)

  
 Astronomy
List the astronomical contributions of the ancient Greek philosophers Aristotle, Anaxagoras, Aristarchus, Eratosthenes, Hipparchus, and Ptolemy.
List the contributions to modern astronomy of Nicolaus Copernicus, Tycho Brahe, Johannes Kepler, Galileo Galilei, and Sir Isaac Newton.
List and describe the primary motions of Earth.
www1.fccj.edu /pacrews/astronomy1.htm   (246 words)

  
 Greek Life at the University of Michigan
The Greek Community at the University of Michigan was founded in 1845 when two national fraternities established chapters in Ann Arbor.
In 1909, the Greek Community expanded with the chartering of the first traditionally African-American fraternity.
In future years, the addition of several multicultural fraternities and sororities made Michigan's Greek Community the unique and culturally diverse student experience it is today.
www.umich.edu /~greeks   (93 words)

  
 Greeks first, Greek Cypriots sixth, on Gaming list
Greek Cypriots came sixth on the worldwide list which may explain the tendency of the Northern Cypriot casinos to focus on the Greek Cypriot market.
The countries that follow Turkey on the list are Romania, Chile, Bulgaria, Mexico, China, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Macedonia and Moldavia.
Gibraltar, with 30 thousand citizens is first on the list when it comes to the traditional lottery.
www.observercyprus.com /observer/NewsDetails.aspx?id=714   (446 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Greeks and the Irrational (Sather Classical Lectures): Books: E. R. Dodds   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dodds annihilates one idea (the ancient Greeks were primarily philosophical purveyors of reason) and strongly suggests another (later-arriving Christianity borrowed liberally from the Greek mystical tradition).
Dodds clearly shows the Greeks far ahead with their jealous deities, but adds "religion and morals were not initially interdependent, in Greece or elsewhere." Or try on the notion that "in the Archaic Age the mills of God ground so slowly...
It is not uncommon for major figures of Ancient Greek thought to be deemed 'rationalists', a word often tainted by modern science in its implications.
www.amazon.com /Greeks-Irrational-Sather-Classical-Lectures/dp/0520003276   (2571 words)

  
 Greeks
They are called the Greeks because four out of the five are named after letters of the Greek alphabet.
The Greeks are defined as first—and in the case of gamma, second—partial derivatives.
Natenberg (1994) and Taleb (1996) discuss the Greeks in the context of trading.
www.riskglossary.com /articles/greeks.htm   (404 words)

  
 [ The Greeks ] - Educational Resources - Lesson 1
During the 5th century BC, Greece was dominated by two main powers: democratic Athens and the military oligarchy of Sparta.
Sparta was traditionally the great land power of the Greek world and controlled many neighboring territories whose populations were tied to the land as slaves.
Athens' power was based upon its command of the sea, and though it was officially only head of a naval alliance (the Delian League), in practice this amounted to an empire in all but name.
www.pbs.org /empires/thegreeks/educational/lesson1.html   (2525 words)

  
 Bambooweb: List of Greeks
John Capodistria, (1776-1831), first President of the free and unified Greek state, last President of the first Greek republic.
List of Prime Ministers of Greece, List of Presidents of Greece
"the Greek angel", bystander who became famous in the Athens 2004 Olympic Games for helping the Brazilian runner Vanderlei de Lima when he was attacked by a crazed former priest.
www.bambooweb.com /articles/l/i/List_of_Greeks.html   (556 words)

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