What is Greek?

  • (noun): A native or inhabitant of Greece.
    Synonyms: Hellene
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4th Century In Poetry
... Volsinii, Etruria, writing in Latin Nonnus, Egypt, writing in Greek Quintus Smyrnaeus, writing in Greek Tryphiodorus, Egypt, writing in Greek Palladas, Alexandria, Egypt ...
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 letters) Fraternities and sororities, often called ...
Nicaea - Ruins
... Some of the towers have Greek inscriptions ... 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 ...
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 ... It concerns itself primarily with a morphological description of Greek, lacking any treatment of syntax ...
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 ... 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 ...

More definitions of "Greek":

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

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