What is Greek?

  • (noun): A native or inhabitant of Greece.
    Synonyms: Hellene
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Greek - Other
... 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 ...
Satyr - In Greek Mythology and Art
... 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 graceful aspect ... This transformation 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 ...
4th Century In Poetry
... 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, Egypt, writing in Greek. ...
Dionysius Thrax
... 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 ... It concerns itself primarily with a morphological description of Greek, lacking any treatment of syntax ...
Nicaea - Ruins
... Some of the towers have Greek inscriptions ... the 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 ...

More definitions of "Greek":

  • (adj): Of or relating to or characteristic of Greece or the Greeks.
    Example: "Greek mythology"
    Synonyms: Grecian, Hellenic

Famous quotes containing the word greek:

    Make room, Roman writers, make room for Greek writers; something greater than the Iliad is born.
    Propertius Sextus (c. 50–16 B.C.)

    What is lawful is not binding only on some and not binding on others. Lawfulness extends everywhere, through the wide-ruling air and the boundless light of the sky.
    Empedocles 484–424 B.C., Greek philosopher. The Presocratics, p. 142, ed. Philip Wheelwright, The Bobbs-Merrill Co., Inc. (1960)

    Certainly for us of the modern world, with its conflicting claims, its entangled interests, distracted by so many sorrows, so many preoccupations, so bewildering an experience, the problem of unity with ourselves in blitheness and repose, is far harder than it was for the Greek within the simple terms of antique life. Yet, not less than ever, the intellect demands completeness, centrality.
    Walter Pater (1839–1894)