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Greek mythology (11,567 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article

ancient Greece, and to better understand the nature of myth-making itself. The Greek myths were initially propagated in an oral-poetic tradition most likely
List of Greek mythological figures (8,129 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Chthonius (Χθόνιος). Damysus (Δάμυσος), the fastest of all the Giants in the Greek mythology. Enceladus (Ἐγκέλαδος), typically slain by Athena, said to be
Zeus (8,239 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Laërtius quotes Pherecydes of Syros as spelling the name Ζάς. Zeus is the Greek continuation of *Di̯ēus, the name of the Proto-Indo-European god of the
Cyprus (20,037 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Suggestions include: the Greek word for the Mediterranean cypress tree (Cupressus sempervirens), κυπάρισσος (kypárissos) the Greek name of the henna tree
Greek Orthodox Church (2,222 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Greek Orthodox Church (Greek: Ἑλληνορθόδοξη Ἐκκλησία, Ellinorthódoxi Ekklisía, IPA: [elinorˈθoðoksi ekliˈsia]), or Greek Orthodoxy, is the body of
Septuagint (7,411 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Greek Old Testament, or Septuagint (/ˈsɛptjuədʒɪnt/, US also /sɛpˈtjuːədʒɪnt/; from the Latin: septuaginta, lit. 'seventy'; often abbreviated 70;
Trojan Horse (2,623 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as a victory trophy. That night the Greek force crept out of the horse and opened the gates for the rest of the Greek army, which had sailed back under
Greco-Turkish War (1919–1922) (12,550 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Empire in the aftermath of World War I, between May 1919 and October 1922. The Greek campaign was launched primarily because the western Allies, particularly
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (11,732 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
longest-serving royal consort in history. Philip was born in Greece, into the Greek and Danish royal families; his family was exiled from the country when
Battle of Thermopylae (10,984 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
led the Persians behind the Greek lines. Leonidas, aware that his force was being outflanked, dismissed the bulk of the Greek army and remained to guard
Taurus (astrology) (281 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Taurus (♉︎) (Latin for bull, derived from the Greek word Ταῦρος), is the second astrological sign in the modern zodiac. It spans from 30° to 60° of the
Giannis Antetokounmpo (7,936 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Greek citizenship in 2013, his official surname became Αντετοκούνμπο, the Greek transcription of Adetokunbo, which was then transliterated letter-for-letter
Hercules (3,375 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(US: /ˈhɜːr.kjəˌliz/; UK: /ˈhɜː.kjʊˌliːz/) is the Roman equivalent of the Greek divine hero Heracles, son of Jupiter and the mortal Alcmene. In classical
Achilles (9,742 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
romanized: Akhilleús, [a.kʰil.lěu̯s]) was a hero of the Trojan War, the greatest of all the Greek warriors, and is the central character of Homer's Iliad. He was the son
Greco-Italian War (22,389 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a British ally. A number of provocations culminated in the sinking of the Greek light cruiser Elli by the Italians on 15 August. On 28 October, Mussolini
Balkan Wars (7,318 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
kindred. From 1904, there was low-intensity warfare in Macedonia between the Greek and Bulgarian bands and the Ottoman army (the Struggle for Macedonia)
Bible (14,877 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
biblía tà ágia) or "the Holy Scriptures" (η Αγία Γραφή, e Agía Graphḗ). The Greek ta biblia (lit. "little papyrus books") was "an expression Hellenistic
Alphabet (6,519 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
originated in the Greek ἀλφάβητος (alphabētos). The Greek word was made from the first two letters, alpha(α) and beta(β). The names for the Greek letters came
German invasion of Greece (14,627 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
known as Operation Marita, began on 6 April, the bulk of the Greek Army was on the Greek border with Albania, then a vassal of Italy, from which the
First Balkan War (12,031 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the Greek fleet weakened. In the event, Hamidiye slipped through the Greek patrols on the night of 14–15 January and bombarded the harbor of the Greek
Libra (astrology) (644 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
symbol of the scales is based on the Scales of Justice held by Themis, the Greek personification of divine law and custom. She became the inspiration for
Greek genocide (13,235 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Greek genocide (Greek: Γενοκτονία των Ελλήνων, Genoktonia ton Ellinon), which included the Pontic genocide, was the systematic killing of the Christian
Odyssey (7,817 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
audiences. As with the Iliad, the poem is divided into 24 books. It follows the Greek hero Odysseus, king of Ithaca, and his journey home after the Trojan War
Greek junta (15,490 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Greek junta or Regime of the Colonels was a far-right authoritarian military junta that ruled Greece from 1967 to 1974. On 21 April 1967, a group
Twelve Olympians (2,213 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
religion and mythology, the twelve Olympians are the major deities of the Greek pantheon, commonly considered to be Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Demeter, Athena
Rosetta Stone (9,065 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the decree was already underway when the first complete translation of the Greek text was published in 1803. Jean-François Champollion announced the transliteration
Panathinaikos F.C. (7,410 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
academies in Greece, producing talent for the first team and feeding the Greek national football team. They have played their home games in the Apostolos
Xerxes I (4,705 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
historical event provided the basis for the story. Xérxēs (Ξέρξης) is the Greek and Latin (Xerxes, Xerses) transliteration of the Old Iranian Xšaya-ṛšā
Tartarus (3,173 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
first-existing entity from which the Light and the cosmos are born. In the Greek poet Hesiod's Theogony (c. late 8th century BC), Tartarus was the third
Meta (1,485 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Meta (from the Greek μετά, meta, meaning "after" or "beyond") is a prefix meaning "more comprehensive" or "transcending." In Greek, the prefix meta- is
Thessaloniki (21,686 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
annually, while the city also hosts the largest bi-annual meeting of the Greek diaspora. Thessaloniki was the 2014 European Youth Capital. The city of
Greek underworld (4,339 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In mythology, the Greek underworld is an otherworld where souls go after death. The original Greek idea of afterlife is that, at the moment of death,
Axis occupation of Greece (13,176 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by June (with the conquest of Crete) Greece was defeated and occupied. The Greek government went into exile, and an Axis collaborationist puppet government
Prometheus (9,911 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mainly at Athens, where he was linked to Athena and Hephaestus, who were the Greek deities of creative skills and technology. In the Western classical tradition
Cyrillic script (4,826 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Muslim Slavs too (see Bosnian Cyrillic). Cyrillic is derived from the Greek uncial script, augmented by letters from the older Glagolitic alphabet
Military history of Greece during World War II (3,650 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Greco-Italian War. The Greek Army was able to halt the invasion temporarily and push the Italians back into Albania. The Greek successes forced Nazi
Megali Idea (3,650 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Greek populations that were still under Ottoman rule after the end of the Greek War of Independence (1821–1828) and all the regions that traditionally
Latin script (3,860 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
classical Latin alphabet, derived from a form of the Cumaean Greek version of the Greek alphabet used by the Etruscans. Several Latin-script alphabets exist,
Turkish invasion of Cyprus (10,861 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
20 July and captured 3% of the island before a ceasefire was declared. The Greek military junta collapsed and was replaced by a civilian government. Following
Chandragupta Maurya (8,582 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Empire. Chandragupta defeated and conquered both the Nanda Empire, and the Greek satraps that were appointed or formed from Alexander's Empire in South
Elysium (3,186 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
religious and philosophical sects and cults. It was initially separated from the Greek underworld and realm of Hades, and only mortals related to the gods and
Apollo (21,996 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and light, poetry, and more. One of the most important and complex of the Greek gods, he is the son of Zeus and Leto, and the twin brother of Artemis
Anthony Quinn (3,614 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Walk in the Clouds. He also had an Oscar-nominated titular role in Zorba the Greek. Quinn won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor twice: for Viva
Troy (film) (3,015 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
in the ninth year. Achilles leads his Myrmidons along with the rest of the Greek army invading the historical city of Troy, defended by Hector's Trojan
Battle of Salamis (7,743 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Artemisium. In the resulting Battle of Thermopylae, the rearguard of the Greek force was annihilated, whilst in the Battle of Artemisium the Greeks had
Transliteration (1,026 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
representing the characters, ideally accurately and unambiguously. Thus, in the Greek above example, ⟨λλ⟩ is transliterated ⟨ll⟩ though it is pronounced [l]
Gallipoli (2,131 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Dardanelles strait to the east. Gallipoli is the Italian form of the Greek name Καλλίπολις (Kallípolis), meaning 'beautiful city', the original name
Greek Byzantine Catholic Church (884 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Greek Byzantine Catholic Church (Greek: Ελληνική Βυζαντινή Καθολική Εκκλησία, Ellinikí Vizantiní Katholikí Ekklisía; Latin: Byzantinum Ecclesia Catholico
Cyprus dispute (15,778 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Armed Forces are stationed. The 1974 Cypriot coup d'état, initiated by the Greek military junta, was followed five days later by Turkey's invasion, leading
Microgram (306 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
information is mcg. In μg the prefix symbol for micro- is the Greek letter μ (Mu). When the Greek lowercase "μ" (Mu) in the symbol μg is typographically
Olympiacos B.C. (11,011 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
EuroLeague runners-up and, having played a total of eight finals, they are the Greek club with the most EuroLeague Final appearances. They have also participated
Hephaestus (4,606 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
hɪˈfɛstəs/; eight spellings; Greek: Ἥφαιστος, translit. Hḗphaistos) is the Greek god of blacksmiths, metalworking, carpenters, craftsmen, artisans, sculptors
Eros (1,834 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
/ˈɛrɒs, ˈɛroʊs/; Ancient Greek: Ἔρως, romanized: Érōs, lit. 'Desire') is the Greek god of love and sex. His Roman counterpart was Cupid ("desire"). In the
Y (3,189 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
modern letter Y is derived from the Greek letter upsilon. The Romans first borrowed a form of upsilon – directly from the Greek alphabet, or from the Etruscan
Greek Football Cup (824 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Greek Football Cup (Greek: Κύπελλο Ελλάδος Ποδοσφαίρου), commonly known as the Greek Cup is a Greek football competition, run by the Hellenic Football
Aphrodite (13,833 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Near Eastern origin argued that Aphrodite originated as an aspect of the Greek dawn goddess Eos and that she was therefore ultimately derived from the
Indo-Greek Kingdom (25,683 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
During the two centuries of their rule, the Indo-Greek kings combined the Greek and Indian languages and symbols, as seen on their coins, and blended
Erebus (1,246 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"darkness" (cf. Sanskrit rájas, Gothic riqis, Old Norse røkkr). According to the Greek oral poet Hesiod's Theogony, Erebus is the offspring of Chaos, and the
Communist Party of Greece (8,087 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
party was banned in 1936, but played a significant role in the Greek resistance and the Greek Civil War, and its membership peaked in the mid-1940s. Legalization
Eleftherios Venizelos (11,430 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
August] 1864 – 18 March 1936) was a Greek statesman and a prominent leader of the Greek national liberation movement. He is noted for his contribution to the
Constantine II of Greece (5,587 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as the last King of Greece, from 6 March 1964 until the abolition of the Greek monarchy on 1 June 1973. Constantine is the only son of King Paul and
Persephone (8,093 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is reborn with the exhumation and spreading of the grain. According to the Greek tradition a hunt-goddess preceded the harvest goddess. In Arcadia, Demeter
Pegasus (1,917 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mythology. Usually he is depicted as pure white. Myths about him vary as the Greek myths evolve and reflect progression through successive generations of
Olympiacos F.C. (13,465 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
presidency, Olympiacos won the Greek Championship three times in a row (1972–73, 1973–74, 1974–75), combining it with the Greek Cup in 1973 (beating PAOK
Medusa (4,587 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hyginus makes her the daughter of Gorgon and Ceto. Medusa was beheaded by the Greek hero Perseus, who then used her head, which retained its ability to turn
Turpentine (1,670 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Latin), from the Greek word τερεβινθίνη terebinthine, in turn the feminine form (to conform to the feminine gender of the Greek word, which means
Greek resistance (3,736 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Greek resistance (Greek: Εθνική Αντίσταση, romanized: Ethnikí Antístasi, "National Resistance"), involved armed and unarmed groups from across the
List of Roman deities (5,088 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
he is sometimes identified with the Greek god Pan. Lympha, often plural lymphae, a water deity assimilated to the Greek nymphs. Mana Genita, goddess of
Truman Doctrine (2,871 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
national security of the United States. Truman made the plea in the midst of the Greek Civil War (1946–1949). He argued that if Greece and Turkey did not receive
New Testament (19,695 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
individuals, and to the one between God and Israel in particular, in the Greek world diatheke was virtually never used to refer to an alliance or covenant
Northern Epirus (14,427 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
geographically, historically, culturally, and ethnologically connected to the Greek region of Epirus since antiquity. In the spring of 1914, the Autonomous
Panathinaikos B.C. (7,149 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Olympiacos from the Greek Cup in a very tough game, before the start of the Greek League championship. However, after the first games of the Greek League, Nikos
Church of the Holy Sepulchre (9,675 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
around the Church of the Holy Sepulchre also serves as the headquarters of the Greek Orthodox patriarch of Jerusalem, while control of the church itself is
Macedonia (region) (14,136 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
approximately 2,500,000 and, today, they live almost entirely in Greek Macedonia. The Greek Macedonian population is mixed, with other indigenous groups and with
Nicene Creed (5,920 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which, when fitted to the other half, verified the bearer's identity. The Greek word passed through Latin symbolum into English "symbol", which only later
Macedonia naming dispute (27,054 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
modern-day area, but within the decades after the Greek independence (1830) it was revived by the Greek propaganda. In 1893 a revolutionary movement against
Geographer (677 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
society, including how society and nature interacts. The Greek prefix "geo" means "earth" and the Greek suffix, "graphy," meaning "description," so a geographer
Hellenic Football Federation (2,089 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Hellenic Football Federation (HFF), also known as the Greek Football Federation (Greek: Ελληνική Ποδοσφαιρική Ομοσπονδία Ellinikí Podosferikí Omospondía;
Epirus (8,367 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Epirus was the north-west area of ancient Greece. It was inhabited by the Greek tribes of the Chaonians, Molossians, and Thesprotians. It was home to
Greco-Turkish War (1897) (2,780 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
personnel of Greece to test in an official open war for the first time since the Greek War of Independence in 1821. For the Ottoman Empire, this was also the
Saturn (mythology) (4,089 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
and peace. After the Roman conquest of Greece, he was conflated with the Greek Titan Cronus. Saturn's consort was his sister Ops, with whom he fathered
Golden Dawn (Greece) (11,931 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Greece's financial crisis of 2009, becoming the third most popular party in the Greek parliament in 2012. Its support has since plunged, and it failed to enter
George I of Greece (5,782 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Royal Danish Navy. He was only 17 years old when he was elected king by the Greek National Assembly, which had deposed the unpopular Otto. His nomination
Thessaly (3,671 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Greece, comprising most of the ancient region of the same name. Before the Greek Dark Ages, Thessaly was known as Aeolia (Ancient Greek: Αἰολία, Aiolía)
Philadelphia Greek Mob (542 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Philadelphia's Greek Mob, also known as the Philadelphia Greek mafia or simply the Greek mafia, are a low-profile criminal organization of ethnic Greek Americans
Demon (9,271 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
genius or numen. Daimōn most likely came from the Greek verb daiesthai (to divide, distribute). The Greek conception of a daimōn notably appears in the
Second Balkan War (7,611 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
underestimated the number of his soldiers but the Greek army still had a numerical superiority. The Greek Headquarters also estimated the numbers of their
Greek–Turkish relations (12,855 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Relations between the Greek and the Turkish states have been marked by alternating periods of mutual hostility and reconciliation ever since Greece won
Princess Alice of Battenberg (4,046 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Greece and Denmark. She lived in Greece until the exile of most of the Greek royal family in 1917. On returning to Greece a few years later, her husband
Zoology (4,017 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
their adaptations to their surroundings and the function of their parts. The Greek physician Galen studied human anatomy and was one of the greatest surgeons
Bouzouki (2,105 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the tambouras of a hero of the Greek revolution of 1821, General Makriyiannis. Other sizes have appeared and include the Greek instrument tzouras, an instrument
Population exchange between Greece and Turkey (7,810 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Ionian Greek Ottoman citizens had also fled due to the defeat of the Greek army in the later Greco-Turkish War (1919–1922), which had led to reprisal
Ophthalmology (4,723 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
whites). Celsus the Greek philosopher of the second century AD gave a detailed description of cataract surgery by the couching method. The Greek physician Galen
T (798 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
plural tees. It is derived from the Semitic letters taw (ת, ܬ, ت) via the Greek letter τ (tau). In English, it is most commonly used to represent the
Antiphon (1,121 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An antiphon (Greek ἀντίφωνον, ἀντί "opposite" and φωνή "voice") is a short chant in Christian ritual, sung as a refrain. The texts of antiphons are the
Acacia (2,478 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Australasian species. The genus name is New Latin, borrowed from the Greek ἀκακία (akakia), a term used by Dioscorides for a preparation extracted
Smyrna (4,078 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
since 2005. It could have been a city of the autochthonous Leleges before the Greek colonists started to settle along the coast of Asia Minor at the turn
Oxymoron (1,859 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
oxymōrum, in Maurus Servius Honoratus (c. AD 400); it is derived from the Greek ὀξύς oksús "sharp, keen, pointed" and μωρός mōros "dull, stupid, foolish";
Demeter (8,577 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mysteries. The myth of the capture of Persephone seems to be pre-Greek. In the Greek version, Ploutos (πλούτος, wealth) represents the wealth of the corn that
Greek drachma (3,186 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Coinage. Three modern Greek currencies, the first introduced in 1832 by the Greek King Otto (Όθων) and the last replaced by the euro in 2001 (at the rate
AEK Athens F.C. (9,927 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
clubs, was formed in 1875 by the Greek community of Pera (Galata). Known as "Pera" since the mid-1880s, and "The Greek Football Team" when its football
Patriarch of Antioch (2,624 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Catholic, and Melkite Greek Catholic Churches); and one Eastern Orthodox (the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch). According to the pre-congregation church
Hecate (10,119 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Greek pantheon. Other than in the Theogony, the Greek sources do not offer a consistent story of her parentage or of her relations in the Greek pantheon:
Greek Cypriots (2,915 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Church ("Latins"), who were given the option of being included in either the Greek or Turkish communities and voted to join the former due to a shared religion
Hecate (10,119 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Greek pantheon. Other than in the Theogony, the Greek sources do not offer a consistent story of her parentage or of her relations in the Greek pantheon:
Number of the beast (5,023 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(transliterable in Arabic numerals as 616) (χιϛ), not 666; critical editions of the Greek text, such as the Novum Testamentum Graece, note χιϛ as a variant. The
Himara (8,709 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
coastline (Bregdet in Albanian). In antiquity the region was inhabited by the Greek tribe of the Chaonians. The Chaonians were one of the three principal
Hydra (island) (3,390 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
In ancient times, the island was known as Hydrea (Ὑδρέα, derived from the Greek word for "water"), a reference to the natural springs on the island. The
Anatolia (6,605 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
derives from the Greek Ἀνατολή (Anatolḗ) meaning "the East" and designating (from a Greek point of view) eastern regions in general. The Greek word refers
Saint Nicholas (9,143 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
contain many legendary elaborations. He is said to have been born in the Greek seaport of Patara, Lycia in Asia Minor to wealthy Christian parents. In
Pi (18,326 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
formulas in all areas of mathematics and physics. The earliest known use of the Greek letter π to represent the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter
2004 Summer Olympics (7,789 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
contributed €123.6 million of the surplus to the Greek State to cover other related expenditures of the Greek State in organizing the Games. As a result
Classical mythology (922 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
major survivals of classical antiquity throughout later Western culture. The Greek word mythos refers to the spoken word or speech, but it also denotes a
Sarcophagus (980 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ground, though it may also be buried. The word sarcophagus comes from the Greek σάρξ sarx meaning "flesh", and φαγεῖν phagein meaning "to eat"; hence
Greek Americans (5,655 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
poems and songs. The Greek Slave Movement was so popular in American media that sculptor Hiram Powers created The Greek Slave. The Greek Slave Movement
A (2,459 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Greek inscriptions after the Greek Dark Ages, dating to the 8th century BC, the letter rests upon its side, but in the Greek alphabet of later times it
Greece during World War I (9,751 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
but found herself in a difficult international situation. The status of the Greek-occupied eastern Aegean islands was left undetermined and the Ottoman
Chios (5,415 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Greek: Χίος, romanized: Khíos [ˈçi.os] (listen)) is the fifth largest of the Greek islands, situated in the northern Aegean Sea. The island is separated
Enosis (4,549 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
outside Greece for incorporation of the regions that they inhabit into the Greek state. The idea is related to the Megali Idea, an irredentist concept
Romanian Greek Catholic Church (1,877 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1994. On December 16, 2005, as the Romanian Church United with Rome, the Greek-Catholic church was elevated to the rank of a Major Archiepiscopal Church
Merchant ship (1,337 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
vessels can be by any country, however. The Greek merchant marine is the largest in the world. Today, the Greek fleet accounts for some 16 per cent of
Samos (5,180 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
aqueduct, a marvel of ancient engineering. Samos is the birthplace of the Greek philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras, after whom the Pythagorean theorem
Macedonia (Greece) (11,647 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
and political renaissance of the Greeks. The leader and coordinator of the Greek Revolution in Macedonia was Emmanouel Pappas from Dovista (in Serres)
Saint Stephen (3,866 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in Acts 6 as one of the Greek-speaking Hellenistic Jews selected to participate in a fairer distribution of welfare to the Greek-speaking widows. The
Vassilis Spanoulis (8,160 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Greek Basket League's Best Young Player award in 2003. Following an impressive 2004–05 season, during which he helped lead Maroussi to the Greek Basket
Greek Catholic Church of Croatia and Serbia (632 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Greek Catholic Church of Croatia and Serbia (Latin: Ecclesia Graeco-Catholica Croatiae et Serbiae; Serbo-Croatian: Grkokatolička crkva u Hrvatskoj
Rouketopolemos (357 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Easter in the town of Vrontados (Βροντάδος) on the Greek island of Chios. As a variation of the Greek custom of throwing fireworks during the celebration
Gothic alphabet (1,128 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
translating the Bible. The alphabet essentially uses uncial forms of the Greek alphabet, with a few additional letters to express Gothic phonology: Latin
Bulgarian Scenthound (200 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The native breeds of the Balkans that are its closest relatives are the Greek Harehound, Serbian Hound, and the Transylvanian Hound. Dogs portal List
Saturn (9,986 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to the Greek Oxyrhynchus Papyri, where it can be seen to be a Greek kappa-rho with a cross-bar, as an abbreviation for Κρονος (Cronos), the Greek name
Atlas (mythology) (2,913 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
"hard, enduring", which suggested to George Doig that Virgil was aware of the Greek τλῆναι "to endure"; Doig offers the further possibility that Virgil was
Autonomous Republic of Northern Epirus (4,359 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ήπειρος) to Greeks and with a substantial Greek population, was taken by the Greek Army from the Ottoman Empire during the First Balkan War (1912–1913).
Greek Basket League (1,798 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Greek Basket League (GBL), often also referred to as the Greek A1 Basketball League, or Greek Basketball Championship (originally called Panhellenic
Iliad (10,752 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in the final year of the war, the Iliad mentions or alludes to many of the Greek legends about the siege; the earlier events, such as the gathering of
Greek Sign Language (474 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Language (Greek: Ελληνική νοηματική γλώσσα) is a sign language used by the Greek deaf community. Greek Sign has been legally recognized as the official
Codex Alexandrinus (7,481 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
manuscript of a Greek Bible, containing the majority of the Greek Old Testament and the Greek New Testament. It is one of the four Great uncial codices
Asphodel Meadows (365 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
lived mediocre lives remain, but its relationship to other places in the Greek afterlife remains uncertain. For later Greek poets the very ancient pre-Homeric
Tetragrammaton (10,568 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
4Q120 uses the Greek transcription of the name, ΙΑΩ. Three later manuscripts use 𐤉𐤄𐤅𐤄, the name יהוה‎ in Paleo-Hebrew script: the Greek Minor Prophets
History of the Jews in Greece (5,838 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
harmony" with Christian Greeks, according to Giorgo Romaio, president of the Greek Committee for the Jewish Museum of Greece, while nevertheless continuing
P (717 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(pronounced /ˈpiː/), plural pees. The Semitic Pê (mouth), as well as the Greek Π or π (Pi), and the Etruscan and Latin letters that developed from the
Codex Alexandrinus (7,481 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
manuscript of a Greek Bible, containing the majority of the Greek Old Testament and the Greek New Testament. It is one of the four Great uncial codices
Asphodel Meadows (365 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
lived mediocre lives remain, but its relationship to other places in the Greek afterlife remains uncertain. For later Greek poets the very ancient pre-Homeric
Achaemenid Empire (18,276 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
restored control of the Greek cities of Ionia and Aeolis on the Anatolian coast to the Persians while giving Sparta dominance on the Greek mainland. In 385
Andrew (1,415 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is frequently shortened to "Andy" or "Drew". The word is derived from the Greek: Ἀνδρέας, Andreas, itself related to Ancient Greek: ἀνήρ/ἀνδρός aner/andros
George II of Greece (3,940 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
years later in the aftermath of the Greco-Turkish War. George acceded to the Greek throne, but after a failed royalist coup in October 1923 he was exiled
Thrace (2,648 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Archaic period through the Greek colonisation and was completed by the end of Roman antiquity. As regards the competition between the Greek and Latin language
Dekemvriana (2,767 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in Athens, the KKE and the OPLA from one side and from the other side, the Greek Government [el], some parts of the Hellenic Royal Army, the Hellenic Gendarmerie
Codex Sinaiticus (9,870 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
codex originally contained the whole of both Testaments. About half of the Greek Old Testament (or Septuagint) survived, along with a complete New Testament
Greco-Buddhism (6,341 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
throughout his empire. Ashoka claims to have converted many, including the Greek populations within his realm to Buddhism: Here in the king's domain among
Sirtaki (702 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Greek origin, choreographed by Giorgos Provias for the 1964 film Zorba the Greek. It is a recent Greek folkdance, and a mixture of the slow and fast rhythms
Greek nationalism (1,132 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
political movement beginning in the 18th century, which culminated in the Greek War of Independence (1821–1829) against the Ottoman Empire. It became
Victoria (mythology) (494 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
was the personified goddess of victory. She is the Roman equivalent of the Greek goddess Nike, and was associated with Bellona. She was adapted from the
Anemoi (2,625 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the goddess of the dawn, were the parents of the Anemoi, according to the Greek poet Hesiod. Of the four chief Anemoi, Boreas (Aquilo in Roman mythology)
Hera (7,177 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and earliest free-standing temple to Hera was the Heraion of Samos, in the Greek mainland Hera was especially worshipped as "Argive Hera" (Hera Argeia)
Super League Greece (2,476 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
league was formed on 16 July 2006 and replaced Alpha Ethniki at the top of the Greek football league system. It consists of 14 teams and runs from August to
AEK B.C. (4,925 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fans. They have won the Greek League 8 times (1957–58, 1962–63, 1963–64, 1964–65, 1965–66, 1967–68, 1969–70, 2001–02), and the Greek Cup 5 times (1980–81
Proto-Indo-European mythology (17,744 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the Moon respectively. *Seh₂ul is reconstructed based on the Greek god Helios, the Greek mythological figure Helen of Troy, the Roman god Sol, the Celtic
Alexis Tsipras (5,361 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
premiership, he oversaw negotiations regarding the Greek government-debt crisis, initiated the Greek bailout referendum and responded to the European
Battle of Plataea (6,967 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the city of Plataea in Boeotia, and was fought between an alliance of the Greek city-states (including Sparta, Athens, Corinth and Megara), and the Persian
Roman Empire (33,928 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
effort to stabilize it, Diocletian set up two different imperial courts in the Greek East and Latin West in 286. Christians rose to positions of power in the
Coptic alphabet (1,537 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for writing the Coptic language. The repertoire of glyphs is based on the Greek alphabet augmented by letters borrowed from the Egyptian Demotic and is
Doric order (2,588 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the orders, though still with complex details in the entablature above. The Greek Doric column was fluted or smooth-surfaced, and had no base, dropping
Greece national football team (8,230 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the team. During the next decades, the Greek team did not manage to have any success, despite the passion of the Greek people for football. The country's
Neptune (mythology) (4,819 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
and the sea in Roman religion. He is the counterpart of the Greek god Poseidon. In the Greek tradition, Neptune is the brother of Jupiter and Pluto; the
Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest (4,868 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
first win came in 2005 with "My Number One", sung by Helena Paparizou. The Greek national broadcaster, Ellinikí Radiofonía Tileórasi (ERT), broadcasts
Aethiopia (1,263 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
grew, with the Greek travelogue Periplus of the Erythraean Sea (1st century AD) describing areas along the Red Sea (Erythraean Sea). The Greek name Aithiopia
Language of Jesus (6,339 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to obtain the learning of the Greeks, and understand the elements of the Greek language, although I have so long accustomed myself to speak our own tongue
Photographer (1,075 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A photographer (the Greek φῶς (phos), meaning "light", and γραφή (graphê), meaning "drawing, writing", together meaning "drawing with light") is a person
ArXiv (2,411 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
arXiv (pronounced "archive"—the X represents the Greek letter chi [χ]) is an open-access repository of electronic preprints and postprints (known as e-prints)
Cypress (550 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cipres, which was imported from Latin cypressus, the latinisation of the Greek κυπάρισσος (kyparissos). Species that are commonly known as cypresses
Constantine I of Greece (4,911 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hellenic Army during the unsuccessful Greco-Turkish War of 1897 and led the Greek forces during the successful Balkan Wars of 1912–1913, in which Greece
Metapolitefsi (9,859 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
referendum in late July 1973 that ratified the Greek Constitution of 1973 by a large majority, under which the Greek monarchy was abolished and Greece became
Metaxism (1,674 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with Greek dictator Ioannis Metaxas. It called for the regeneration of the Greek nation and the establishment of a modern, culturally homogenous Greece
Yanis Varoufakis (6,706 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Greek-Australian economist and politician. A former academic, he served as the Greek Minister of Finance from January to July 2015 under Prime Minister Alexis
Corfu (18,936 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
capital has been officially declared a Kastropolis ("castle city") by the Greek government. From medieval times and into the 17th century, the island
OFI Crete F.C. (5,256 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
official title. The team competes in the Super League, the top division of the Greek football league system, and hosts home games at the Theodoros Vardinogiannis
Euboea (2,616 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Euboea, which also includes Skyros and a small area of the Greek mainland. Like most of the Greek islands, Euboea was known by other names in antiquity
Corfu (18,936 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
capital has been officially declared a Kastropolis ("castle city") by the Greek government. From medieval times and into the 17th century, the island
Chthonic (1,459 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
spirits of the underworld, especially in the Ancient Greek religion. The Greek word khthon is one of several for "earth"; it typically refers to that
Metaxism (1,674 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with Greek dictator Ioannis Metaxas. It called for the regeneration of the Greek nation and the establishment of a modern, culturally homogenous Greece
Lethe (2,250 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from it experienced complete forgetfulness. Lethe was also the name of the Greek spirit of forgetfulness and oblivion, with whom the river was often identified
University of Georgia (24,018 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
society known as the Order of the Greek Horsemen which annually inducts five fraternity men, all leaders of the Greek system. Its purpose and function
ELAS (2,260 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Greek People's Liberation Army (Greek: Ελληνικός Λαϊκός Απελευθερωτικός Στρατός (ΕΛΑΣ), Ellinikós Laïkós Apeleftherotikós Stratós (ELAS)) was the
Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch (3,686 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch, also known as the Antiochian Orthodox Church and legally as the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and
Corfu incident (8,209 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Greece and thus inculpate the Greek side. Upon news of the murder, anti-Greek demonstrations broke out in Italy. The Greek newspapers were reported by
Alchemy (11,543 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
divine or original form'. Several etymologies have been proposed for the Greek term. The first was proposed by Zosimos of Panopolis (3rd–4th centuries)
Occupation of Smyrna (3,987 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Smyrna (Turkish: İzmir'in İşgali, lit. 'Occupation of İzmir') was the Greek military control of the city of Smyrna (modern-day İzmir) and surrounding
Catholic (term) (5,154 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
(derived via Late Latin catholicus, from the Greek adjective καθολικός katholikos 'universal') comes from the Greek phrase καθόλου katholou 'on the whole
Troilus and Cressida (6,020 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a love affair. Cressida is forced to leave Troy to join her father in the Greek camp. Meanwhile, the Greeks endeavour to lessen the pride of Achilles
Cathartes (768 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is one extinct species known from the Quaternary of Cuba. Cathartes is the Greek word καθαρτής, for "purifier," referring to these vultures' role as "cleansers"
Q.E.D. (1,352 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
prove, a different translation from the Greek phrase would read "The very thing it was required to have shown." The Greek phrase was used by many early Greek
Ohi Day (507 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pronunciation: [eˈpetios tu ˈoçi]) is celebrated throughout Greece, Cyprus and the Greek communities around the world on 28 October each year. Ohi Day commemorates
Georgios Papadopoulos (5,587 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
occupation of Greece by Nazi Germany, Italy and Bulgaria, he worked in the Greek administration's "Patras Food Supply Office" under the command of Colonel
Battle of Marathon (8,051 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the first attempt by Persia, under King Darius I, to subjugate Greece. The Greek army inflicted a crushing defeat on the more numerous Persians, marking
Sphinx (4,128 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
version of a sphinx appears in the myth and drama of Oedipus. Unlike the Greek sphinx, which was a woman, the Egyptian sphinx is typically shown as a
Jimmy Snyder (sports commentator) (1,644 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Synodinos, September 9, 1918 – April 21, 1996), better known as Jimmy the Greek, was an American sports commentator and Las Vegas bookmaker. A regular
Hermes (9,576 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
previously influenced the earlier Etruscan god Turms, a name borrowed from the Greek "herma". In Roman mythology, Hermes was known as Mercury, a name derived
Roman Republic (23,897 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Rome Enters the Greek East, p. 48 Eckstein, Rome Enters the Greek East, p. 51 Grant, The History of Rome, p. 119 Eckstein, Rome Enters the Greek East, p.
Nikos Galis (6,036 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
basketball player. Galis, who during his playing days was nicknamed, "Nick The Greek", "The Gangster", and "The Iron Man", is widely regarded as one of Europe's
Alastor (1,298 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
number of people and concepts in Greek mythology: Alastor, an epithet of the Greek god Zeus, according to Hesychius of Alexandria and the Etymologicum Magnum
Aris B.C. (6,689 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cup (2002–03). They are also one of only two non-relegated teams from the Greek League, with participation in every Greek First Division Championship
Third Hellenic Republic (1,057 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that stretches from 1974, with the fall of the Greek military junta and the final abolition of the Greek monarchy, to the present day. It is considered
Argos, Peloponnese (5,658 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
be found today. After talks concerning the intentions of the Greek government to move the Greek capital from Nafplio to Athens, discussions regarding the
Oncology (5,544 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
name's etymological origin is the Greek word ὄγκος (óngkos), meaning 1. "burden, volume, mass" and 2. "barb", and the Greek word λόγος (logos), meaning
Eastern Mediterranean (627 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
main region Anatolia, its smaller Hatay Province, the island of Cyprus, the Greek Dodecanese islands, and the countries of Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, Israel
Simile (632 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Latin word similis ("similar, like"), while metaphor derives from the Greek word metapherein ("to transfer"). Author and lexicographer Frank J. Wilstach
Mikis Theodorakis (6,632 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
lyricist credited with over 1,000 works. He scored for the films Zorba the Greek (1964), Z (1969), and Serpico (1973). He composed the "Mauthausen Trilogy"
Erythema (459 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Erythema (from the Greek erythros, meaning red) is redness of the skin or mucous membranes, caused by hyperemia (increased blood flow) in superficial
Barbarian (10,200 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
brutal, cruel, warlike, and insensitive person. The term originates from the Greek: βάρβαρος (barbaros pl. βάρβαροι barbaroi). In Ancient Greece, the Greeks
Laïko (844 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
genre composed in Greek language in accordance with the tradition of the Greek people. Also called "folk song" or "urban folk music" (αστική λαϊκή μουσική
PAOK FC (16,983 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
three times (in 1976, 1985 and 2019). They are eight-time winners of the Greek Cup (in 1972, 1974, 2001, 2003, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2021). The club has
Pontus (mythology) (753 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
pre-Olympian sea-god, one of the Greek primordial deities. Pontus was Gaia's son and has no father; according to the Greek poet Hesiod, he was born without
Titans (9,182 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
generation of gods preceding the Olympians. They were overthrown as part of the Greek succession myth, which told how Cronus seized power from his father Uranus
Apollon Smyrnis F.C. (3,854 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
based in Rizoupoli in the city of Athens, Greece. It participates in the Greek Super League, highest professional league. It was founded in Smyrna, Ottoman
Greek Australians (4,653 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
partial Greek heritage or people who sought asylum as refugees after the Greek Civil War or emigrated from Greece and reside in Australia. The 2016 census
Great Famine (Greece) (3,064 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Italians and the Greek forces managed to penetrate deep into Albanian territory. On 6 April 1941, Germany attacked Greece and the Greek forces fell back
Turbine (2,889 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A turbine (/ˈtɜːrbaɪn/ or /ˈtɜːrbɪn/) (from the Greek τύρβη, tyrbē, or Latin turbo, meaning vortex) is a rotary mechanical device that extracts energy
Greek basketball league system (169 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Greek basketball league system is a number of interconnected competitions for professional basketball clubs in Greece. The system has a hierarchical
Echo (655 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
[citation needed] The word echo derives from the Greek ἠχώ (ēchō), itself from ἦχος (ēchos), "sound". Echo in the Greek folk story is a mountain nymph whose ability
Greek Catholic Church (254 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Catholic Church the Bulgarian Greek Catholic Church the Greek Catholic Church of Croatia and Serbia the Greek Byzantine Catholic Church, in Greece and Turkey
Abaddon (1,123 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Vulgate and the Douay–Rheims Bible have additional notes not present in the Greek text, "in Latin Exterminans", exterminans being the Latin word for "destroyer"
Agamemnon (4,255 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Agamemnon did eventually sacrifice Iphigenia. Her death appeased Artemis, and the Greek army set out for Troy. Several alternatives to the human sacrifice have
Bible translations (4,709 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(the Secunda), the Greek translations of Aquila of Sinope and Symmachus the Ebionite, one recension of the Septuagint, and the Greek translation of Theodotion
Z (2,511 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kingdom, the letter's name is zed /zɛd/, reflecting its derivation from the Greek zeta (this dates to Latin, which borrowed X, Y, and Z from Greek, along
Pope Anterus (480 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with some broken remnants of the Greek epitaph engraved on the narrow oblong slab that closed his tomb; only the Greek term for bishop was legible. His
Macedonian Struggle (3,109 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of Greeks, Bulgarians and Serbs all fought over Macedonia. Gradually the Greek and Bulgarian bands gained the upper hand, but the conflict was ended
Turkish War of Independence (13,232 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
toe to toe with the Greeks in the Battles of First and Second İnönü. The Greek army emerged victorious in the Battle of Kütahya-Eskişehir and decided
Damietta (2,168 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Joseph Jules Zerey (2001.06.22 – ... ), Protosyncellus of Jerusalem of the Greek-Melkites (Palestine) Köppen-Geiger climate classification system classifies
Faun (961 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the satyrs, who in turn borrowed their appearance from the god Pan of the Greek pantheon. They were symbols of peace and fertility, and their chieftain
Hermeticism (6,133 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
teachings of Hermes Trismegistus (a legendary Hellenistic combination of the Greek god Hermes and the Egyptian god Thoth). These teachings are contained
Vulgate (9,883 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Gospels are revisions of Vetus Latina translations he did while having the Greek as reference. The Latin translations of the rest of the New Testament
Greco-Bactrian Kingdom (6,396 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
named after its ruler. — Strabo, XI.XI.I In 247 BC, the Ptolemaic empire (the Greek rulers of Egypt following the death of Alexander the Great) captured the
Cassandra (2,316 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy. Her older brother was Hector, hero of the Greek-Trojan war. The older and most common versions state that she was admired
Apodemus (360 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
name is unrelated to that of the Mus genus, instead being derived from the Greek ἀπό-δημος (literally away from home). Related to the Ryūkyū spiny rats
Panagiotis Giannakis (3,647 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
summer of 1993, he was transferred to the Greek club Panionios Athens, and finally a year later, to the Greek club Panathinaikos Athens, with whom he
Phoenix (mythology) (2,691 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
constellation (17th century). The Latin word comes from Greek φοῖνιξ phoinīx. The Greek word is first attested in the Mycenaean Greek po-ni-ke, which probably
Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (8,245 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reorganized as the Greek Catholic Church soon after liquidation of all five eparchies that ended up in Russia. Established in 1807 the Greek Catholic Church
New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures (6,477 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fragments of the Greek Septuagint". In reference to the Septuagint, biblical scholar Paul E. Kahle stated, "We now know that the Greek Bible text as
Greeks in Albania (8,185 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was never implemented. In modern times, the Greek population has suffered from the prohibition of the Greek language if spoken outside the recognised
Codex Vaticanus (7,894 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Codex Vaticanus to be one of the most important Greek witnesses to the Greek text of the New Testament, followed by the Codex Sinaiticus. Until the
Altar (7,177 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An altar is a structure with an upper surface for the presentation of religious offerings, for sacrifices, or for other ritualistic purposes. Altars are
Deity (12,271 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
*gheu- ("to pour, pour a libation"). The term *gheu- is also the source of the Greek khein "to pour". Originally the German root was a neuter noun. The gender
Paphnutius of Thebes (1,794 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Apostolic Constitutions, and with the whole practice of the Greek Church in respect to celibacy. The Greek Church as well as the Latin accepted the principle
Pontic Greeks (9,399 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
has undergone linguistic evolution distinct from that of the rest of the Greek world. The Pontic Greeks had a continuous presence in the region of Pontus
Pan (god) (4,747 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
According to Edwin L. Brown, the name Pan is probably a cognate with the Greek word ὀπάων "companion". In his earliest appearance in literature, Pindar's
Alexandros Papagos (2,016 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
elections. His premiership was shaped by the Cold War and the aftermath of the Greek Civil War, and was defined by several key events, including Greece becoming
Exothermic process (1,023 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
burning hydrogen). Its etymology stems from the Greek prefix έξω (exō, which means "outwards") and the Greek word θερμικός (thermikόs, which means "thermal")
Charon (1,446 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by Haros". During the Korean War, the Greek Expeditionary Force defended an outpost called Outpost Harry. The Greek soldiers referred to it as "Outpost
Erasmus (10,545 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
translated by me, with the Greek facing, and notes on it by me." He further demonstrated the reason for the inclusion of the Greek text when defending his
Philosopher (2,552 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
meaning 'lover of wisdom'. The coining of the term has been attributed to the Greek thinker Pythagoras (6th century BCE). In the classical sense, a philosopher
List of kings of Macedonia (800 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Greece during the 4th century BC, when King Philip II successfully united the Greek city-states, such as Athens and Thebes, into the Corinthian League. Philip's
Entablature (601 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ornamented), and the cornice (the projecting member below the pediment). The Greek and Roman temples are believed to be based on wooden structures, the design
Myth (8,420 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
subject. The study of myth began in ancient history. Rival classes of the Greek myths by Euhemerus, Plato, and Sallustius were developed by the Neoplatonists
Textus Receptus (3,950 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Receptus (Latin for "received text") refers to all printed editions of the Greek New Testament from Erasmus' Novum Instrumentum omne (1516) to the 1633
Byzantine Greeks (10,766 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Byzantine Greeks were the Greek-speaking Eastern Romans of Orthodox Christianity throughout Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. They were the main
Anubis (3,542 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(/əˈnjuːbɪs/; Ancient Greek: Ἄνουβις, Egyptian: inpw, Coptic: ⲁⲛⲟⲩⲡ Anoup) is the Greek name of the god of death, mummification, embalming, the afterlife, cemeteries
Football in Greece (849 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
football, the Greek Cup. It includes clubs from every division of football in Greece. Until 2008, another major cup competition was the Greek Super Cup
Carian alphabets (1,587 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
some of the Greek letters have different sound values in Carian. Two hypotheses have been suggested to explain this. The first is that the Greek letters
Spermatophyte (1,364 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
or land plants. The term phanerogams or phanerogamae is derived from the Greek φανερός (phanerós), meaning "visible", in contrast to the cryptogamae
Hydraulic telegraph (1,353 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
BC Greece, while the other was developed in 19th-century AD Britain. The Greek system was deployed in combination with semaphoric fires, while the latter
Damaskinos of Athens (1,806 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in Dorvitsa, Greece. He enlisted in the Greek army during the Balkan Wars. He was ordained a priest of the Greek Orthodox Church in 1917. In 1922, he
Heth (598 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
letter gave rise to the Greek eta Η, Etruscan , Latin H, and Cyrillic И. While H is a consonant in the Latin alphabet, the Greek and Cyrillic equivalents
Macedonians (Greeks) (6,754 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
historical population group of ethnic Greeks, inhabiting or originating from the Greek region of Macedonia, in Northern Greece. Today, most Macedonians live
Otto of Greece (4,251 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
enthusiastically welcomed by the Greek people as an end to the chaos of the prior years and the beginning of the rejuvenation of the Greek nation. A year later
Cham Albanians (30,690 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the Greek minority in Albania. After World War II, the properties of Cham Albanians were put under escrow by the Greek state. In 1953, the Greek parliament
Gjirokastër (8,205 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Together with Sarandë, the city is considered one of the centers of the Greek community in Albania, and there is a consulate of Greece. The city appeared
Panionios B.C. (1,606 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Πανιώνιος KAE), known in European competitions as Panionios Athens is the Greek professional basketball club that is based in Nea Smyrni, Athens, and
Treaty of Lausanne (2,644 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Armistice of Mudanya was signed in October 1922. It provided for the Greek-Turkish population exchange and allowed unrestricted civilian passage
Ares (5,101 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ares (/ˈɛəriːz/; Ancient Greek: Ἄρης, Árēs [árɛːs]) is the Greek god of courage and war. He is one of the Twelve Olympians, and the son of Zeus and Hera
Alpha and Omega (887 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alpha (Α or α) and omega (Ω or ω) are the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet, and a title of Christ and God in the Book of Revelation. This
Antiochene Rite (2,843 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Chrysostom), and through it to the Armenian use. But these no longer concern the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch. The Apostolic Constitutions is an important
P.A.O.K. BC (2,622 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Konstantinidis, and player-coach Iraklis Klagas. Four years later, the Greek League was reconstructed into a Nation-wide League, but PAOK was placed
Greek Heroic Age (705 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Greek Heroic Age, in mythology, is the period between the coming of the Greeks to Thessaly and the Greek return from Troy. It was demarcated as one
Hermes Trismegistus (2,558 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
legendary Hellenistic figure that originated as a syncretic combination of the Greek god Hermes and the Egyptian god Thoth. He is the purported author of the
Cupid (5,272 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pertaining to the Greek Eros for Cupid in their own literature and art, and medieval and Renaissance mythographers conflate the two freely. In the Greek tradition
Episode (207 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
intended for radio, television or on-line consumption. Episode derives from the Greek term (Ancient Greek: ἐπεισόδιον / epeisodion), meaning the material contained
Macedonians (Greeks) (6,754 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
historical population group of ethnic Greeks, inhabiting or originating from the Greek region of Macedonia, in Northern Greece. Today, most Macedonians live
Uranus (mythology) (3,958 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
lit. 'sky', [oːranós]), is the personification of the sky and one of the Greek primordial deities. According to Hesiod, Uranus was the son and husband
Anti-Greek sentiment (4,295 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the thinking of Enver Hoxha, the communist leader of Albania, during the Greek Civil War. In post-Communist Albania, "there are no significant explicitly
Volos (4,055 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Βόλος [ˈvolos]) is a coastal port city in Thessaly situated midway on the Greek mainland, about 330 kilometres (205 miles) north of Athens and 220 kilometres
Epigram (1,959 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sometimes surprising or satirical statement. The word is derived from the Greek ἐπίγραμμα epigramma "inscription" from ἐπιγράφειν epigraphein "to write
Greek Anthology (3,808 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Greek Anthology (Latin: Anthologia Graeca) is a collection of poems, mostly epigrams, that span the Classical and Byzantine periods of Greek literature
Greek Heroic Age (705 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Greek Heroic Age, in mythology, is the period between the coming of the Greeks to Thessaly and the Greek return from Troy. It was demarcated as one
John 3:16 (1,497 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
translations.) Recent translation scholarship has struggled most with the Greek adverb οὕτως (houtos) which traditionally has been simply translated as
Hellenization (3,370 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
population movements during the instability of the Bronze Age Collapse. The Greek dialect established in Pamphylia by the Classical period was related to
Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria (2,580 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
lit. 'The Patriarchate of Alexandria and all Africa'), also known as the Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria, is an autocephalous patriarchate that is
Naval Air Service (Greece) (1,632 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
arm of the Hellenic Navy from 1915 to 1930. The first aviation units in the Greek Armed Forces were formed in June 1912. In the subsequent Balkan Wars,
Anti-austerity movement in Greece (11,842 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
austerity measures in exchange for a €110 billion bail-out, aimed at solving the Greek government-debt crisis. Three people were killed on 5 May in one of the
Ludwig I of Bavaria (2,535 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
later also bought (1827). Ludwig supported generously as a Philhellene the Greek War of Independence, in which he in the war of 1821 provided a loan of
Battle of Doro Passage (547 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
islands of Andros and Negroponte but was retaken by American sailors. The Greek War of Independence shifted the balance of sea power in the Mediterranean
Edirne (3,475 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
borders with Greece and Bulgaria (3.24 miles or 5.22 kilometers from the Greek border at the closest point). Edirne was the capital city of the Ottoman
Northern Cyprus (12,491 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the two communities. Within three years, tensions began to show between the Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots in administrative affairs. In particular
Demotic (Egyptian) (1,167 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
following Late Egyptian and preceding Coptic. The term was first used by the Greek historian Herodotus to distinguish it from hieratic and hieroglyphic scripts
Angelia (145 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In a poem by the Greek poet Pindar (5th-century BC), Angelia (Ancient Greek: Ἀγγελία ('Message') is mentioned as a daughter of the Greek messenger-god
Fustanella (6,485 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
region. In the early 19th century, the costume's popularity rose among the Greek population. During this era of post-independence Greece, parts of Greek
Politics of Cyprus (2,652 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
communities, the Turkish Cypriot seats in the House remained vacant, while the Greek Cypriot Communal Chamber was abolished. The responsibilities of the chamber
Imia (4,819 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pair of small uninhabited islets in the Aegean Sea, situated between the Greek island chain of the Dodecanese and the southwestern mainland coast of
Nymph (2,033 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
have been sometimes popularly associated or even confused with fairies. The Greek word nýmphē has the primary meaning of "young woman; bride, young wife"
Mercury (mythology) (1,678 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
related to the Etruscan deity Turms; both gods share characteristics with the Greek god Hermes. He is often depicted holding the caduceus in his left hand
Heracles (8,599 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Perseus, and similarly a half-brother of Dionysus. He was the greatest of the Greek heroes, the ancestor of royal clans who claimed to be Heracleidae (Ἡρακλεῖδαι)
Hades (9,465 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
underworld and distributed riches from below. This deity was a mixture of the Greek god Hades and the Eleusinian icon Ploutos, and from this he also received
Kythira (3,021 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rest of Attica is centered. The island is strategically located between the Greek mainland and Crete, and from ancient times until the mid 19th century
Polis (2,682 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
This term, a calque of the German Stadtstaat, does not fully translate the Greek term. The poleis were not like other primordial ancient city-states like
Greek A2 Basket League (279 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Greek A2 Basket League (Greek: Ελληνική Α2 Μπάσκετ Λιγκ), is a professional basketball league in Greece. It is the 2nd-tier level of pro competition
Aegean dispute (19,198 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
flight activity, The issue of the demilitarized status assigned to some of the Greek islands in the region, Turkish claims of "grey zones" of undetermined
Pluto (mythology) (17,167 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
presides over the afterlife. Ploutōn was frequently conflated with Ploutos, the Greek god of wealth, because mineral wealth was found underground, and because
Ambrosia (1,486 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
-ʒə/, Ancient Greek: ἀμβροσία 'immortality') is the food or drink of the Greek gods, often depicted as conferring longevity or immortality upon whoever
European debt crisis (33,463 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
are negatively reinforcing. The onset of crisis was in late 2009 when the Greek government disclosed that its budget deficits were far higher than previously
Triptych (889 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
A triptych (/ˈtrɪptɪk/ TRIP-tik; from the Greek adjective τρίπτυχον "triptukhon" ("three-fold"), from tri, i.e., "three" and ptysso, i.e., "to fold" or
Vexillology (645 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
refers to a kind of square flag which was carried by Roman cavalry) and the Greek suffix -logia ("study"). The first known usage of the word vexillology
Nikos Zachariadis (1,304 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(KKE) from 1931 to 1956, and one of the most important personalities in the Greek Civil War. Nikos Zachariadis was born in Edirne, Adrianople Vilayet, Ottoman
Ioannina (8,050 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Basil II subordinated the local bishopric to the Archbishopric of Ohrid. The Greek archaeologist K. Tsoures dated the Byzantine city walls and the northeastern
Xmas (1,839 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pronunciation /ˈkrɪsməs/. The "X" comes from the Greek letter Chi, which is the first letter of the Greek word Christós (Greek: Χριστός), which became
Greek royal family (1,665 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Greek royal family (Greek: Ελληνική Βασιλική Οικογένεια) is a branch of the Danish royal family, itself a branch of the House of Glücksburg, that
Micro- (789 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Confirmed in 1960, the prefix comes from the Greek μικρός (mikrós), meaning "small". The symbol for the prefix is the Greek letter μ (mu). It is the only SI prefix
Cyprus Emergency (703 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Emergency (Greek: Απελευθερωτικός Αγώνας της Κύπρου 1955–59) also known as the Greek Cypriot War of Independence or Cypriot War of Independence was a conflict
Ichthys (1,837 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The ichthys or ichthus (/ˈɪkθəs/), from the Greek ikhthū́s (ἰχθύς, 1st cent. AD Koine Greek pronunciation: [ixˈθys], "fish") is a symbol consisting of
Streptophyta (1,239 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ˈstrɛptoʊfaɪtə/), informally the streptophytes (/ˈstrɛptəfaɪts/, from the Greek strepto 'twisted', for the morphology of the sperm of some members), is
Regions of ancient Greece (3,260 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
identity, even when the identity of the people living there changed during the Greek Dark Ages (or at least, was conceived by the Greeks to have changed).
Colossus of Rhodes (3,425 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
romanized: Kolossós tes Rhódou) was a statue of the Greek sun-god Helios, erected in the city of Rhodes, on the Greek island of the same name, by Chares of Lindos
Ecclesiastes (4,238 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Testament. The title commonly used in English is a Latin transliteration of the Greek translation of the Hebrew word קֹהֶלֶת‎ (Kohelet, Koheleth, Qoheleth or
Slavic speakers of Greek Macedonia (13,221 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Greek opposition. Germanos animated the Greek population against the IMORO and formed committees to promote the Greek interests. Taking advantage of the
Ionikos F.C. (1,073 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Greece, currently competing in the Super League Greece, the top-tier of the Greek football league system. From 1989 to 2007 Ionikos spent 16 out of 18 seasons
Edema (2,675 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the legs. Older people are more commonly affected. The word is from the Greek οἴδημα oídēma meaning 'swelling'. An edema will occur in specific organs
Sarandë (4,451 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
community and as such it has been considered one of the two centers of the Greek minority in Albania. Saranda is from the name of the Byzantine monastery
Xanthi (1,991 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Other landmarks in Xanthi include the Archaeological Museum of Abdera and the Greek Folk Art Museum. Xanthi is famous throughout Greece (especially Macedonia
Kilkis (2,140 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
during the Macedonian Struggle, the Balkan Wars, WWI, WWII, the Greek Resistance and the Greek civil war. Kilkis is located in a region that was multi-ethnic
Football League Greece (546 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
absorbing most of the clubs from the Football League. As the second tier of the Greek football league system, the Beta Ethniki was formally established in the
Rick Riordan (2,388 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
series, about a teenager named Percy Jackson who discovers he is a son of the Greek god Poseidon. Riordan's books have been translated into forty-two languages
Expulsion of Cham Albanians (7,877 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Albanians from parts of the Greek region of western Epirus after the Second World War to Albania, at the hands of elements of the Greek Resistance; the National
Podium (912 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
something to a short distance above its surroundings. It derives from the Greek πόδι (foot). In architecture a building can rest on a large podium. Podiums
Attic numerals (736 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Their replacement by the classic Greek numerals started in other parts of the Greek World around the 3rd century BCE. They are believed to have served as
Pyrrhus of Epirus (5,468 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a Greek king and statesman of the Hellenistic period. He was king of the Greek tribe of Molossians, of the royal Aeacid house, and later he became king
North Aegean islands (647 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
islands in the northeastern Aegean Sea and along the Turkish coast are the Greek islands of Samos, Ikaria, Chios, Lesbos, Lemnos, Agios Efstratios, Psara
Tuscan order (1,139 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
architect Vitruvius did not include it alongside his descriptions of the Greek Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian orders). Its classification as a separate
The Holocaust in Greece (6,457 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
living in the Greek islands were targeted. Around 10,000 Jews survived the Holocaust either by going into hiding, fighting with the Greek resistance
Artaxerxes II (2,963 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
restored control of the Greek cities of Ionia and Aeolis on the Anatolian coast to the Persians, while giving Sparta dominance on the Greek mainland. In 385
Catholic Bible (2,503 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
denote the books (and parts of books) of the Old Testament which are in the Greek Septuagint collection but not in the Hebrew Masoretic Text collection
Burning of Smyrna (6,483 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and irregulars had started committing massacres and atrocities against the Greek and Armenian population in the city before the outbreak of the fire. Many
Ichnotaxon (330 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
organism", i.e. the non-human equivalent of an artifact. Ichnotaxa comes from the Greek ίχνος, ichnos meaning track and ταξις, taxis meaning ordering. Ichnotaxa
Andreas Papandreou (5,542 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
official recognition of the leftist and communist resistance groups of the Greek Resistance (EAM/ELAS) against the Axis occupation, the establishment of
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography (361 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Preface: "The Dictionary of Geography ... is designed mainly to illustrate the Greek and Roman writers, and to enable a diligent student to read them in the
Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark (2,294 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
military training at an early age, and was commissioned as an officer in the Greek army. His command positions were substantive appointments rather than
Atromitos F.C. (1,898 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
most competitive and strong clubs in Greece. They were runners-up of the Greek Cup in 2011 and 2012 and have had breakthrough runs in the league, finishing
Automotive industry (3,380 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
shops and motor fuel filling stations. The word automotive comes from the Greek autos (self), and Latin motivus (of motion), referring to any form of
Rod of Asclepius (2,837 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
serpent-entwined rod wielded by the Greek god Asclepius, a deity associated with healing and medicine. Theories have been proposed about the Greek origin of the symbol
Triskelion (2,160 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
three legs"). Greek τρισκελής (triskelḗs) means "three-legged". While the Greek adjective τρισκελής "three-legged [e.g. of a table]" is ancient, use of
Gaia (3,540 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
spelled Gaea /ˈdʒiːə/, is the personification of the Earth and one of the Greek primordial deities. Gaia is the ancestral mother—sometimes parthenogenic—of
Nikos Anastopoulos (525 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is a Greek former footballer who was one the most prolific strikers in the Greek league during the 1980s and widely regarded as one of the best strikers
Istanbul pogrom (8,578 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
particular. The Greek population of Turkey declined from 119,822 in 1927, to about 7,000 in 1978.[citation needed] In Istanbul alone, the Greek-speaking
Only Fools and Horses (10,345 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Only Fools and Horses.... is a British television sitcom created and written by John Sullivan. Seven series were originally broadcast on BBC One in the
Asteras Tripolis F.C. (2,553 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Tripolis has been in Super League, the Greek top professional league, since the 2007–08 season. They were runners-up of the Greek Cup in 2013 and have reached
Oxford spelling (1,495 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
favoured on etymological grounds, in that ‑ize corresponds more closely to the Greek root, ‑izo, of most ‑ize verbs. The suffix ‑ize has been in use in the
Syrtos (1,504 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Syrtoi (Sirtoi); sometimes called in English using the Greek accusative forms syrto (sirto); from the Greek: σύρω, syro (siro), "drag [the dance]") is, in
Etiology (730 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ætiology) is the study of causation or origination. The word is derived from the Greek αἰτιολογία (aitiología) "giving a reason for" (αἰτία, aitía, "cause";
Andreas Papandreou (5,542 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
official recognition of the leftist and communist resistance groups of the Greek Resistance (EAM/ELAS) against the Axis occupation, the establishment of
Odysseus (6,100 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
source in Magna Graecia (Ibycus, according to Diomedes Grammaticus), while the Greek grammarian Aelius Herodianus has Oulixeus (Οὐλιξεύς). In Latin, he was
Postal codes in Greece (279 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Greek postal code system is administered by ELTA (Ελληνικά Ταχυδρομεία, Hellenic Post). Each city street or rural region has a unique five-digit number
Automotive industry (3,380 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
shops and motor fuel filling stations. The word automotive comes from the Greek autos (self), and Latin motivus (of motion), referring to any form of
Patriarch of Alexandria (1,329 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
currently held by four persons belonging to different denominations: the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Alexandria, the Coptic Orthodox Patriarch of Alexandria
Syrtos (1,504 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Syrtoi (Sirtoi); sometimes called in English using the Greek accusative forms syrto (sirto); from the Greek: σύρω, syro (siro), "drag [the dance]") is, in
Icarus (1,514 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by convention it is the Latin name that is most often used in English. The Greek name is thought to have come from an earlier *Ϝίκαρος (Wī́karos); this
Political economy (4,493 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of states' wealth, with "political" signifying the Greek word polity and "economy" signifying the Greek word οἰκονομία (household management). The earliest
Anachronism (2,983 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
An anachronism (from the Greek ἀνά ana, 'against' and χρόνος khronos, 'time') is a chronological inconsistency in some arrangement, especially a juxtaposition
Melkite Catholic Patriarchate of Antioch (981 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
first term (1759.07.19 – 1760.08.01), next Eparch (Bishop) of Saida of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1761 – 1788.05.05 see below) Maximos II Hakim (born
Christian cross (4,004 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The basic forms of the cross are the Latin cross with unequal arms and the Greek cross with equal arms, besides numerous variants, partly with confessional
Mastika (551 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(Greek: μαστιχάτο) is a sweet liqueur produced with the mastika resin from the Greek island of Chios. Greek mastika is made by distilling the mastika crystals
Greek Magical Papyri (2,581 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Greek Magical Papyri (Latin Papyri Graecae Magicae, abbreviated PGM) is the name given by scholars to a body of papyri from Graeco-Roman Egypt, written
Nephrology (2,529 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the French "néphrologie" proposed by Pr. Jean Hamburger in 1953, from the Greek νεφρός / nephrós (kidney). Before then, the specialty was usually referred
Icon (7,476 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
An icon (from the Greek εἰκών eikṓn 'image, resemblance') is a religious work of art, most commonly a painting, in the cultures of the Eastern Orthodox
Eastern Orthodox Church (20,553 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
brought Eastern Orthodoxy to many regions without ethnic Greeks, where the Greek language was not spoken. In addition, struggles between Rome and Constantinople
Arachnid (3,213 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
take on the appearance of extra pairs of legs. The term is derived from the Greek word ἀράχνη (aráchnē, 'spider'), from the myth of the hubristic human
Greek chorus (1,586 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
chorus gives us hints about its function in the plays of ancient Greece: "The Greek verb choreuo, 'I am a member of the chorus', has the sense 'I am dancing'
Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald (7,063 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Independence through the Freedom Expedition of Perú. He was also hired to help the Greek Navy but did not have much impact. In 1832, he was pardoned by the Crown
National Liberation Front (Greece) (6,310 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Μέτωπο, Ethnikó Apeleftherotikó Métopo (EAM)) was the main movement of the Greek Resistance during the Axis occupation of Greece. Its main driving force
Geometric art (1,940 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the Greek Dark Ages, c. 900–700 BC. Its center was in Athens, and from there the style spread among the trading cities of the Aegean. The Greek Dark
Hellenistic Judaism (4,773 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Antioch and its traditions, such as the Melkite Greek Catholic Church and the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch. The conquests of Alexander in the late fourth
Lamnidae (479 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
name of the family is formed from the Greek word, lamna, which means fish of prey, and was derived from the Greek legendary creature, the Lamia. These
Nikos Kazantzakis (4,076 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Literature in nine different years. Kazantzakis' novels included Zorba the Greek (published 1946 as Life and Times of Alexis Zorbas), Christ Recrucified
Cronus (4,007 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
his own father, or simply castration in general, was so repudiated by the Greek mythographers of that time that they suppressed it from their accounts
Paris (mythology) (2,137 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
celebration of the marriage of Peleus and Thetis, Lord Zeus, father of the Greek pantheon, hosted a banquet on Mount Olympus. Every deity and demi-god
Epiphyte (1,307 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
subdivisions of the Raunkiær system. The term epiphytic derives from the Greek epi- (meaning 'upon') and phyton (meaning 'plant'). Epiphytic plants are
Greek cruiser Georgios Averof (3,659 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hellenic Navy in the first decade of the 20th century. The ship served as the Greek flagship during most of the first half of the century. Although popularly
Church of Greece (2,645 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
first modern Greek constitution, the "Epidaurus Law" of 1822, during the Greek War of Independence. The preamble of all subsequent Greek constitutions
El Greco (10,710 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
θeotoˈkopulos]; 1 October 1541 – 7 April 1614), most widely known as El Greco ("The Greek"), was a Greek painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Renaissance
Rattlesnake (5,694 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
name Crotalus is derived from the Greek κρόταλον, meaning "castanet". The name Sistrurus is the Latinized form of the Greek word for "tail rattler" (Σείστρουρος
Saurischia (1,266 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Saurischia (/sɔːˈrɪskiə/ saw-RIS-kee-ə, meaning "reptile-hipped" from the Greek sauros (σαῦρος) meaning 'lizard' and ischion (ἴσχιον) meaning 'hip joint')
Cymbopogon (1,153 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
resembling that of lemons (Citrus limon). The name cymbopogon derives from the Greek words kymbe (κύμβη, 'boat') and pogon (πώγων, 'beard') "which mean [that]
Trojan War (12,046 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(History of the Greek Nation) Volume A. Athens: Ekdotiki Athinon, 1968. Thucydides. The Peloponnesian War, 1.12.2. Graves, Robert. The Greek Myths, "The
Central Greece (449 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kentrikí Elláda) is more rarely used. It includes the southern part of the Greek mainland (sans the Peloponnese), as well as the offshore island of Euboea
Athens Polytechnic uprising (2,286 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
November 1973 as a massive student demonstration of popular rejection of the Greek military junta of 1967–1974. The uprising began on 14 November 1973, escalated
Second Hellenic Republic (8,493 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Hellenic Republic is a modern historiographical term used to refer to the Greek state during a period of republican governance between 1924 and 1935.
Greek government-in-exile (3,892 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Greek government-in-exile was formed in 1941, in the aftermath of the Battle of Greece and the subsequent occupation of Greece by Nazi Germany and
Hellas (poem) (688 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Shelley wrote it while living in Pisa, with a view to raising money for the Greek War of Independence. It was to be Shelley’s last published poem during
English alphabet (2,967 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
characters. The word alphabet is a compound of the first two letters of the Greek alphabet, alpha and beta. A a B b C c D d E e F f G g H h I i J j K k