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  Fraternity & Sorority Gifts, apparel & sorority merchandise. Fraternity greek gift store clothing t shirts, ...
Greek stores for fraternity and sorority apparel, gifts, sorority and fraternity merchandise, t-shirts and clothing.
100's of designs that can be customized for your fraternity, sorority, greek and student activities on t shirts, fashion apparel, glassware and favors.
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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Greek Church
These Jewish settlements were mainly in the towns, and as a rule spoke the Greek tongue; and thus it came to pass that the earliest Christian communities were in the towns and used the Greek tongue in their liturgical services.
Byzantine Isauria, and from the pope of Rome the fifteen Greek bishoprics in Southern Italy.
Greek Church at the period we are treating of, viz., from the fourth to the tenth century, was composed of a
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  Greek
Classical Greek fell into disuse in western Europe in the Middle Ages, but remained known in the Byzantine Empire, and was reintroduced to the rest of Europe with the Fall of Constantinople and Greek migration to Italy.
The bulk of Greek vocabulary evolved from the Proto-Greek, the ancestor of all Greek dialects.
Greek is considered to be a Category II language in terms of difficulty for speakers of English.
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  Greek language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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).
Classical Greek fell into disuse in western Europe in the Middle Ages, but remained known in the Byzantine world, and was reintroduced to the rest of Europe with the Fall of Constantinople and Greek migration to Italy.
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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Greek_language   (1400 words)

  
 JewishEncyclopedia.com - BARUCH, APOCALYPSE OF (Greek):   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Consequently, the Greek text must be considered as the basis of the other, though the Slavonic text seems in some places to have preserved the correct reading.
The Greek text adds that it is this dragon which eats the bodies of those that have spent their lives in evil.
Now, if the Greek Apocalypse was complementary to the Syriac, the author of the former would not have failed to join his story of Baruch's passage through heaven to this account of his last act on earth.
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 Greek
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.
Modern Greek is the language of about 9,340,000 people in Greece and the Greek islands and about 480,000 on Cyprus; it is also spoken in isolated villages of Turkey, Sicily, and southern Italy, and in many areas throughout the world to which Greeks have immigrated, notably Australia and North America.
The principal changes that distinguish modern Greek are superseding of pitch-accent by stress; further iotacism of vowels; transforming the voiced plosives b and d to the voiced fricatives v and dh; loss of modal particles; and less variable word order because of replacement of pitch-accent by stress.
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 Biblical Greek: Learning New Testament and Septuagint Greek
Most Greek grammars say a few things that are completely wrong, and most noted authorities on the Greek language have said at least one stupid thing.
Greek scholars prefer to use the term lexicon because they know the plural and you don't.
A Grammatical Analysis of the Greek New Testament, Max Zerwick and Mary Grosvenor.
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 Greek nationalism, the "Megale Idea" and Venizelism to 1923
Greek nationalism has the "Megale Idea," the counterpart of Serbia's "Nacertanije." Literally translated as the "great idea" or "grand idea," the Megale Idea implies the goal of reestablishing a Greek state as a homeland for all the Greeks of the Mediterranean and Balkan world.
Although Greek guerillas gradually secured the southern half of Macedonia by defeating pro-Bulgarian units, nothing came of their victories because the 1908 Young Turk revolution restored Ottoman rule, apparently in a form that was stronger than ever.
Greek troops landed at Smyrna (Izmir) in 1919, and the 1920 peace treaty with Turkey designated a large part of western Anatolia as an autonomous zone under Greek occupation.
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 Greek language at AllExperts
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).
Classical Greek fell into disuse in western Europe in the Middle Ages, but remained known in the Byzantine world, and was reintroduced to the rest of Europe with the Fall of Constantinople and Greek migration to Italy.
Greek words have been widely borrowed into the European languages: astronomy, democracy, philosophy, thespian, etc. Moreover, Greek words and word elements continue to be productive as a basis for coinages: anthropology, photography, isomer, biomechanics etc. and form, with Latin words, the foundation of international scientific and technical vocabulary.
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 The Greek Theatre Live music under the stars in the heart of Los Angeles
After being closed recently, due to the fires in Griffith Park, The Greek Theatre was proud to re-open on Friday, May 18 with a performance by Harry Connick, Jr.
To recognize the incredible work the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) did, The Greek Theatre’s General Manager and Operations Manager saluted the LAFD prior to the show.
All proceeds will benefit the Griffith Park Recovery Fund, which supports the reforestation efforts needed after more than 800 acres were scorched in the May fires.
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 Greek alphabet, pronunciation and language
The Greek alphabet has been in continuous use for the past 2,750 years or so since about 750 BC.
The blue group developed into the modern Greek alphabet, while the red group developed into the Etruscan alphabet, other alphabets of ancient Italy and eventually the Latin alphabet.
The capital letters of the modern Greek alphabet are almost identical to those of the Ionic alphabet.
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 Greek
Greek clothing was made out of three types of materials.
Drapery in Greek culture did not fold crisply like Egyptian folds fell and the linen was not as stiff as the linen used in Egypt.
Greek garments were essentially the same for men and women and were not shaped or fitted to the body but draped on the body in soft folds.
www.cwu.edu /~robinsos/ppages/resources/Costume_History/greek.htm   (691 words)

  
 Greek Translation - Translate Greek Language Translator
The Greek language, called Hellenic or Ellenika (Ελληνικά) by the people who speak and write it, is an Indo-European language, born in Greece and once spoken also along the coast of Asia Minor and in southern Italy.
Modern Greek has a somewhat artifical, conservative form called Katharevousa, which includes numerous Ancient Greek words pronounced in a modern way, and the spoken form Dhimotiki, which since 1976 is the official language of Greece, instead of Katharevousa.
Greek, like all of the older Indo-European languages, is highly inflected—for example, nouns have five cases, three genders, and three numbers, verbs have three moods, three voices, as well as three persons and three numbers and various other forms.
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 Greek - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Greek language, or, more specifically, any of its historical forms:
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This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Greek   (100 words)

  
 Ethnologue report for language code:ell
The Greek of Italy and that of Corsica are probably separate languages (R. Zamponi 1992).
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.
Greeks in Russia and Ukraine speak either Greek or Turkish and are called 'Urums'.
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 Greek Baby Names - Greek Names
Please click on each of these Greek names for more details, view more Greek names from Aikaterine to Aldora, or search for "greek" for boys.
Greek mythology: Adonis was a young man so beautiful that Aphrodite, goddess of love, became enamored of him...
View Greek baby names 16-30 from Aikaterine to Aldora, or click on a page number for more Greek baby names.
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 Sanford & A Lifetime of Color: Study Art   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Greek artists used narratives, or stories, and made many portraits and other representational subjects.
Greek sculpture portrayed gods and goddesses as well as mortal humans.
Over the centuries, Greek artists became better at showing their subjects in more active poses, and more lifelike as well.
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 Ancient Scripts: Greek
The Greeks were the first Europeans to learn to write with an alphabet, and from them writing was brought to the rest of Europe, eventually leading down to all modern European alphabets.
From the shape of the letters, it is clear that the Greeks adopted the alphabet the Phoenician script, mostly like during the late 9th century BCE.
Between 1500 and 1200 BCE, the Mycenaeans, an early tribe of Greeks, has adapted the Minoan syllabary as Linear B to write an early form of Greek.
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 ArtLex on Greek Art
Making generalizations about the visual culture of any group of people is a crude endeavor, especially with a culture as diverse as the Greeks'.
Homer (Greek, 8th century BCE) in his Iliad, was fought between Troy and Mycenae in the 13th century.
Apoxyomenos, a gymnast, is portrayed scraping dusty oil from his right arm with a tool called a strigil.
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 Encyclopedia Mythica: Greek mythology
Critical Greeks, such as Plato in the 5th-4th century BCE, recognized the considerable element of fiction in the myths, although in general the Greeks viewed them as true accounts.
For a brief overview of the Greek deities and their Roman counterparts, try this list.
There is a separate area for Greek people, containing all about Greek mortals.
www.pantheon.org /areas/mythology/europe/greek   (144 words)

  
 Greek - Wiktionary
From Latinized Greek Graecus, from Ancient Greek Γραίκος (Graikos), a character in Greek mythology (a son of Thessalos, the king of Fthia), whom Ἑλλάς (Hellas), Greece, and Ἕλληνες (Hellenes), Greeks, were also named after; see also Ἕλλην and Hellen.
(uncountable) The language of the Greek people, spoken in Greece, Cyprus, south Albania, parts of south FYROM, parts of Bulgaria and parts of Turkey and partially characterised by being written using the Greek alphabet.
It is descended from Proto-Greek via Ancient Greek and other forms of Greek.
en.wiktionary.org /wiki/Greek   (194 words)

  
 Greek Alphabet
The Greek alphabet is an alphabet that has been used to write the Greek language since about the 9th century BC.
Besides writing modern Greek, today its letters are used as mathematical symbols, particle names in physics, as names of stars, in the names of fraternities and sororities, in the naming of supernumerary tropical cyclones, and for other purposes.
The Greek alphabet originated as a modification of the Phoenician alphabet and in turn gave rise to the Gothic, Glagolitic, Cyrillic, Coptic, and possibly the Armenian alphabets, as well as the Latin alphabet.
www.physlink.com /Reference/GreekAlphabet.cfm   (215 words)

  
 Behind the Name: Greek Names
Derived from Greek πανθηρ (panther) meaning "panther" (which is ultimately derived from the elements παν (pan) "all" and θηραω (therao) "to hunt")...
Means "cross" in Greek, referring to the cross of the crucifixion.
From the ancient Greek name Θεοκλεια (Theokleia), which meant "glory of God" from the Greek elements θεος (theos) meaning "god" and κλεος (kleos) meaning "glory"...
www.behindthename.com /nmc/gre.php   (350 words)

  
 The Greek New Testament Gateway
Sophisticated, searchable Nestle-Aland 26 Greek New Testament; the site provides parsing and word definitions as you mouse over the words; if you click on a given word, further data is given including word statistics, links to lexica (e.g.
By David Harley: although "work in progress", this is a promising project to utilise current web technology to produce an on-line edition of the Greek New Testament in which the text can be manipulated to create different texts depending on the variants chosen.
By Petros Petallides: "a complete electronic edition of the Original Orthodox Greek New Testament as it is used by the Greek Orthodox Church".
www.ntgateway.com /greek   (896 words)

  
 Greek cheeses - Feta cheese
Feta: By far, the most popular and the most ancient of the Greek Cheeses.
It is used in salads (greek salad - horiatiki), baked in pies, crumbled on omelettes or even stuffed into fish.
Probably the most favourite way to eat feta is to lay a thick slab on a plate, pour some olive oil and a pinch of oregano on top.
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