Some articles on modern greek language, greek, greek language, modern:
... The School of Modern Greek Language functions under the supervision of the Department of Philosophy since 1970 ... It offers courses of Modern Greek Language and Greek Culture to foreign students who wish to learn the Greek language and/or intend to study in a Greek University ... main objective of the School is to familiarize its students with the Greek culture, tradition and customs ...
... In some ways the modern system of rhythmic notation began with Vitry, who completely broke free from the older idea of the rhythmic modes ... The notational predecessors of modern time meters also originate in the Ars Nova ... a given piece at the beginning through the use of a "mensuration sign," equivalent to our modern "time signature ...
... Athenian democracy had many critics, both ancient and modern ... Modern critics are more likely to find fault with the narrow definition of the citizen body, but in the ancient world the complaint if anything went in the ... They viewed society like a modern stock company democracy is like a company where all shareholders have an equal say regardless of the scale of their holding one share or ten ...
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—Willard Van Orman Quine (b. 1908)
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