Greek culture
The culture of Greece has evolved over thousands of years, beginning in Mycenaean Greece, continuing most notably into Classical Greece, through the influence of the Roman Empire and its successor the...
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ΧΑΡΙΣ ΑΛΕΞΙΟΥ - ΜΗΤΕΡΑ, ΦΙΛΗ ΜΟΥ ΠΑΛΙΑ - YouTube
MOTHER MY OLD FRIEND Music and lyrics by Haris Alexiou Album To paihnidi tis agapis / Το παιχνίδι της αγάπης ΜΗΤΕΡΑ, ΦΙΛΗ ΜΟΥ ΠΑΛΙΑ Ένα χτενάκι στα μαλλιά Μι...
Pandora, The Goddess Who Unleashed Both Hell And Hope Upon Humanity
Most people are familiar with the creation of Adam and Eve in the Book of Genesis. But the story of mankind’s creation in Greek mythology is probably less well-known, and is arguably darker in tone wh...
The New Acropolis Museum
Located only 300 meters Southeast of the Parthenon, with an exhibition space of 14,000 square meters and a cost of €130 million, the New Acropolis Museum houses some of the most famous works of classi...
Crete Food: An Overview
An overview of Crete cuisine and the Cretan diet, including Cretan olive oil, appetizers, main dishes and desserts. Includes Crete restaurant recommendations.
Loudovikos ton Anogion - Tou limaniou o gios - YouTube
Music and lyrics by Loudovikos ton Anogion.
Grigoris Bithikotsis - Bithikotsis, Theodorakis - Ena to helidoni (1977)
Live at Lycabetus Theater. Part of Theodorakis' excellent Axion Esti, which is based on the Nobel winning poem of Odysseas Elytis.
Eleftheria Arvanitaki - Eleftheria Arvanitaki-To Parapono
Μουσική:Δημήτρης Παπαδημητρίου Στίχοι:Οδυσσέας Ελύτης Εδώ στου δρόμου τα μισά έφτασε η ώρα να το πω Άλλα είν' εκείνα που αγαπώ γι' αλλού, γι' αλλού ξεκίνησα ...
Acropolis Museum - ACROPOLIS: The opening of the new museum
The new museum of the Acropolis has opened and is ready for the return of the stolen marbles. The stolen artefacts were removed from the Parthenon in 1801 by...
Cretan cuisine - The Island Cooking of Crete
Crete is Greece's largest island. It was here that researchers first documented the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet. In this brief look at their wa...
Byzantine art - Rare Russian Book Takes Lead At Grogan's 'Eclectic' Auction
An 1892 volume on Byzantine art objects by the Russian art historian Nikodim Pavlovich Kondakov came from the Damon estate and sold for $83375 to a Russian collector on the phone. :Eclectic off...
Greek dances
Maleviziotiko, originally from Crete, is a light and jumpy dance, and extremely cardiovascular. It belongs to the traditional Greek dances. Greek dance is a ...
Byzantine music - Music in Hagia Sofia
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gquhL5ZGrPQ Εξέδυσαν με. Οι ανθρωποι βάζουν στον πλάστη τους και Θεό στέφανον εξ ακανθών, του δίνουν να πιεί όξος, τον ραπίζ...
Ancient Greek architecture
The architecture of Ancient Greece is the architecture produced by the Greek-speaking people (Hellenic people) whose culture flourished on the Greek mainland and Peloponnesus, the Aegean Islands, and ...
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Byzantine architecture
Byzantine architecture is the architecture of the Byzantine Empire, also known as the Later Roman or Eastern Roman Empire. This terminology is used by modern historians to designate the medieval Roma...
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Modern Greek architecture
After the Fall of Constantinople and the following trends of Greek migration to the diaspora, Greek architecture was concentrated mainly on the Greek Orthodox churches of Diaspora. These churches, suc...
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Byzantine art
Byzantine art is the name for the artistic products of the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire, as well as the nations and states that inherited culturally from the empire. Though the empire itself emer...
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Macedonian art (Byzantine)
Macedonian art (sometimes called the Macedonian Renaissance) was a period in Byzantine art which began with the reign of the Emperor Basil I of the Macedonian dynasty in 867. It was a period in which ...
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Cretan School
Cretan School describes an important school of icon painting, also known as Post-Byzantine art, which flourished while Crete was under Venetian rule during the late Middle Ages, reaching its climax af...
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Heptanese School (painting)
The Heptanese School of painting (Greek: Επτανησιακή Σχολή, literally: The School of the seven islands, also known as the Ionian Islands' School) succeeded the Cretan School as the leading school ...
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Modern Greek art
Modern Greek art is art from the period between the emergence of the new independent Greek state and the 20th century.As Mainland Greece was under Ottoman rule for almost four centuries, it missed the...
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Greek cinema
The Cinema of Greece has a long and rich history. Though hampered at times by war, political instability and a hostile Greek government, the Greek film industry dominates the domestic market, and has ...
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Katharevousa
Katharevousa (Greek: Καθαρεύουσα, (Modern Greek: /kaθaˈrevusa/, lit. "pure [language]"), is a form of the Modern Greek language conceived in the early 19th century as a compromise between Ancient ...
Greek literature
Greek literature refers to writings composed in areas of Greek influence, throughout the whole period in which the Greek-speaking people have existed. Ancient Greek literature refers to literature wr...
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Byzantine literature
Byzantine literature is the Greek literature of the Middle Ages, whether written in the territory of the Byzantine Empire or outside its borders. It forms the second period in the history of Greek lit...
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Modern Greek literature
Modern Greek literature refers to literature written in common Modern Greek, emerging from late Byzantine times in the 11th century AD. During this period, spoken Greek became more prevalent in the wr...
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Greek mathematics
Greek mathematics, as that term is used in this article, is the mathematics written in Greek, developed from the 7th century BC to the 4th century AD around the shores of the Eastern Mediterranean. G...
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