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:

    The uppermost idea with Hellenism is to see things as they really are; the uppermost ideas with Hebraism is conduct and obedience. Nothing can do away with this ineffaceable difference. The Greek quarrel with the body and its desires is, that they hinder right thinking; the Hebrew quarrel with them is, that they hinder right acting.
    Matthew Arnold (1822–1888)

    Lucretius
    Sings his great theory of natural origins and of wise conduct; Plato
    smiling carves dreams, bright cells
    Of incorruptible wax to hive the Greek honey.
    Robinson Jeffers (1887–1962)

    Civil servants and priests, soldiers and ballet-dancers, schoolmasters and police constables, Greek museums and Gothic steeples, civil list and services list—the common seed within which all these fabulous beings slumber in embryo is taxation.
    Karl Marx (1818–1883)