Greek may refer to anything related to:
- Greece, a country in Southern Europe
- Ancient Greece, the classical civilization centered in Greece
- Greeks, an ethnic group
- Greek language, or more specifically:
- Greek alphabet
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... Some of the towers have Greek inscriptions ... walls of the ruined mosques and baths being full of the fragments of ancient Greek, Roman and Byzantine temples and churches ... The Church of the Dormition, the principal Greek Orthodox church in Nicaea, was one of the most architecturaly important Byzantine churches in Asia Minor ...
... Greek may also refer to Greeks (finance), the Greeks epresenting the sensitivities of derivatives (the most common of these sensitivities are often denoted by Greek letters ...
... Dionysius Thrax (Ancient Greek Διονύσιος ὁ Θρᾷξ) (170 BC – 90 BC) was a Hellenistic grammarian and a pupil of Aristarchus of Samothrace ... The first extant grammar of Greek, "Art of Grammar" (Tékhnē grammatiké, Greek τέχνη γραμματική) is attributed to him but many scholars today doubt that the work really belongs solely to him due ... with a morphological description of Greek, lacking any treatment of syntax ...
... Dates Unknown Avienus, Volsinii, Etruria, writing in Latin Nonnus, Egypt, writing in Greek Quintus Smyrnaeus, writing in Greek Tryphiodorus, Egypt, writing in Greek Palladas, Alexandria ...
... In earlier Greek art, satyrs appear as old and ugly, but in later art, especially in works of the Attic school, this savage characteristic is softened into a more youthful and ... or humanization of the Satyr appears throughout late Greek art ... Greek spirits known as Calicantsars have a noticeable resemblance to the ancient satyrs they have goats' ears and the feet of donkeys or goats or horses, are covered with hair, and love women and the dance ...
Famous quotes containing the word greek:
“The poets were not alone in sanctioning myths, for long before the poets the states and the lawmakers had sanctioned them as a useful expedient.... They needed to control the people by superstitious fears, and these cannot be aroused without myths and marvels.”
—Strabo (c. 58 B.C.c. 24 A.D., Greek geographer. Geographia, bk. 1, sct. 2, subsct. 8.
“Whats the Latin name for parsley?
Whats the Greek name for Swines Snout?”
—Robert Browning (18121889)
Sings his great theory of natural origins and of wise conduct; Plato
smiling carves dreams, bright cells
Of incorruptible wax to hive the Greek honey.”
—Robinson Jeffers (18871962)