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Information About Athens Greece
October 16, 2017

Information About Athens Greece

Most people have a love-hate relationship to Greece s capital. On one hand it is a city with a wide variety of things to see and do. From here you can also get to most places in Greece: by air, train, boat or bus. On the other hand it is a huge, busy place with about half of Greece s population living there (close to 5 million). There are places you do not want…

Documentary About Greece
October 4, 2017

Documentary About Greece

New York.- The non-profit company “Apostolis Berdebes”, producer of documentaries on the history of Greeks in America, proudly announces the NY premiere of the award winning documentary “Ludlow, Greek Americans in the Colorado Coal War”, a 2016 production directed by Leonidas Vardaros. “LUDLOW” tells the story of Greek immigrants who found themselves in distant…

Basic Facts About Greece
August 3, 2016

Basic Facts About Greece

Where is Greece? The official geographic coordinates of Greece (latitude and longitude) are 39 00 N, 22 00 E. Greece is considered to be part of Southern Europe; it is also included as a Western European nation and part of the Baltics as well. It has served as a crossroads between many cultures for thousands of years. Basic Maps of Greece You may also want to…

Fact About Greece for Kids
September 29, 2016

Fact About Greece for Kids

Periods Historians often divide up the history of Ancient Greece into three periods: Archaic Period - This period ran from the start of Greek civilization in 800 BC to the introduction of Democracy in 508 BC. This period included the start of the Olympic Games and Homer s writing of the Odyssey and the Illiad. Classical Period - This is the time that most of…

Fact About the Golden Age of Greece
October 26, 2016

Fact About the Golden Age of Greece

Supporting pillars in female form hold up the Erechtheoin porch in Athens. Courtesy MacGillivray Freeman Films The “golden age” of Greece lasted for little more than a century but it laid the foundations of western civilization. The age began with the unlikely defeat of a vast Persian army by badly outnumbered Greeks and it ended with an inglorious and lengthy…

Fact About Greece Geography
December 31, 2016

Fact About Greece Geography

Greece is bordered to the east by the , to the south by the , and to the west by the . Only to the north and northeast does it have land borders (totaling some 735 miles [1, 180 km]), with, from west to east, , the Republic of ( see ), , and . The Greek landscape is conspicuous not only for its rugged beauty but also for its complexity and variety. Three elements…

Fun Facts About Greece
April 18, 2017

Fun Facts About Greece

Since we love exploring as much as you do, here is the next interesting list we made for you: 10 Crazy Facts about Greece . Maybe you want to go there for a holiday, or you’re interested in knowing more about this beautiful country. This is the place where democracy was born, a place with great history and mythology, a place where many philosophers and big academic…

Key Facts About Modern Greece
September 20, 2016

Key Facts About Modern Greece

When you live in Greece you are reminded everyday of the history of this land. Not only by the ancient temples and ruins scattered all over the country, but by almost all aspects of the culture here; language, music, art and of course the food. A few years ago, I was asked to give a presentation about the continuity of Greek cuisine from antiquity to the present…

Movies About Greece
June 19, 2016

Movies About Greece

D Agostino was shot overlooking the caldera of Santorini, with the volcanic islands of Nea Kameni and Paleo Kameni visible below and the partial crescent island of Thirassia in the distance. From the angle, it looks like the balcony we see in the film is located in Imerovigli, between Fira and Oia. Some scenes were shot beachside on the cliffs below. The script…