Greek

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:
    • Mycenaean Greek, (16th to 11th centuries BC)
    • Ancient Greek, (c. 1000–330 BC)
    • Koine Greek or Alexandrian, Hellenistic, Common, New Testament Greek, (c. 330 BC–330 AD)
    • Medieval Greek or Byzantine Greek, (330–1453 AD)
    • Modern Greek, (from 1453 AD)
  • Greek alphabet

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    It is an elegant refinement that God learned Greek when he wanted to become a writer—and that he did not learn it better.
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