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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Famous quotes containing the word greek:

    In the Greek cities, it was reckoned profane, that any person should pretend a property in a work of art, which belonged to all who could behold it.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    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.

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