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Articles about greece

Travel & Places
by Eileen Kersey
10 years ago
Greece

Ancient Greece was a leading light on the world stage. However, of course, centuries ago this stage was somewhat different. It is fair to say, though, that the western world's civilisation owes much to Ancient Greece. Ancient Greece expanded its boundaries and covered a much larger...

History
by sunshineandmoonbeams
10 years ago
History of Anicent Greek Olympic's

The winner of the Olympics in the ancient days was adorned with a wreath crown made from the scared olive tree leaves. It wasn't about material reward way back then,it was about honor. In ancient Greece there were a whole lot less events. Only free men could be in...

Business & Money
by dimsavva
5 years ago
Ancient Greece Economy

This article visits the Economy of Ancient Greece, as well as the roots of the term "Economy".

Travel & Places
by Lithium77
7 years ago
What to do in Greece

A look at things to do in Greece.

History
by kmancloquet
8 years ago
Merchants In Ancient Greece

In this article, I walk through the life of a merchant in ancient Greece. I discuss the business of trading in ancient Greece and take a look at some of the means of transporting goods in Greece.

Business & Money
by Nikon
8 years ago
The Eurozone Leaders Meeting to Discuss Greek Debt: Part 1

Leaders in the Eurozone met in Brussels on Thursday July 21, 2011 to discuss the debt owed by Greece.

Lifestyle
by saruman
8 years ago
Is An Eurozone Exit Inevitable For Greece?

The Eurozone Crisis- Is Greece starin down the barrel of an inevitable exit

Business & Money
by Bob Steenrod
7 years ago
A New Currency for Greece - Overnight? It's been done before.

Greece leaving the European Union is nearly a certainty, as it finds itself unable to realize the fiscal goals set by the European Union finance ministers for its prior two bailouts. Creating a new currency, getting it up and operating fast would seem impossible, but it's been done before.

Health
by onwoc234
7 years ago
Early Years of the Olympic Games: Importance of Fitness in Ancient Greece

 The Olympic Games  originated  in ancient Greece at the time when Greece was at the forefront of civilization.   The Olympic Games were established in  776 B.C. to honor the god, Zeus.   Athleticism and fitness were highly valued by the ancient Greeks,  therefore, athletic events were considered an honor that was fitting for their highest god,  Zeus.

Travel & Places
by NYWriter
7 years ago
Old Maps of Macedonia

Check out these cool and ancient maps of Macedonia.

History
by Scroobal
8 years ago
Fashion in ancient Greece

Fashion in ancient Greece

History
by claudslewis
7 years ago
The Ancient History and Archaeology of Thessaloniki

The ancient history and archaeology of Thessaloniki in Greece is an interesting one. The recent Thessaloniki news about the discovery of an ancient Roman road while digging for a new subway system in the heart of the city is not entirely a surprise. The most recent archaeological discovery reveals that the Roman road is about 1,800 years old, and that there was another ancient Greek road below that, believed to have been built at least another 500 years earlier.

History
by Knight of Coins
5 years ago
Greek Silver vs Persian Gold: The Battle Between the Persian Gold Archers & The Athenian Silver Owls

This article examines the struggle between the Persian Empire and its golden archer coins, and the Athenians and their silver owl coinage. Greek silver money struck from the Laurion mines played a key role in financing the Athenian fleet deployed in the decisive Battle of Salamis, which forced the conquering Persians to retreat to Asia. Later, however, the Athenian silver was unable to win the day against the militaristic Spartans, who were said to have banned coinage entirely, and allowed only the use of iron money to circulate among their own people.

History
by Johnny Hansen
7 years ago
Origins of the Olympic Torch Relay: A Feat of the Nazi Propaganda Machine

“The Olympic torch is designed to shine through the centuries, a signal of peaceful understanding between nations, with the aim of arousing more and more enthusiasm for the ideal of humanity”.

Travel & Places
by Athena
9 years ago
Items To Bring On Your Greece Vacation

Greece might be among the most captivating cities in the world. With its deep history and diverse culture, you'll certainly have fun touring the city and visiting the ancient structures that has outlined a great ancient civilization.

History
by lights522
5 years ago
Role of Religion Throughout History: Ancient Greece, Egypt, and Sumer

The role of religion is compared throughout the ancient civilizations of Greece, Egypt, and Sumer

Travel & Places
by claudslewis
5 years ago
11 Delicious Reasons to Visit Greece

With a culinary history that dates back 4000 years, Greece's cuisine has to be one of the most varied and delicious in the world. It is also touted by health experts to be among the healthiest, so there's no need to hold back when sampling all the lip smacking offerings that the country has to offer.

History
by HLesley
3 years ago
What is the EU and Why Brexit? A Historical Perspective

Throughout history Europe was torn apart by war, but some, including Winston Churchill, dreamed that it need not always be so. Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save

History
by Case1worker
7 years ago
What is the family relationship between Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip?

Prince Philip may be married to Queen Elizabeth but they are related by birth through Queen Victoria

History
by Etcetera
8 years ago
The Last Person to Speak to Lord Byron

Katerina Georgia Plessos, a young refugee from the Greek Wars of independence arrived in Sydney Australia in 1835, she is believed to be the last person to speak to Lord Byron. Byron, had rushed off to Greece in support of the struggle for Greek independence from Turkey, but died before he could fulfil his plans to attack the Turkish-held fortress of Lepanto.

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