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 decline of a culture
    Mourned by scholars who dream of the ghosts of Greek boys.
    Stephen Spender (1909–1995)

    I am not a Catholic; but I consider the Christian idea, which has its roots in Greek thought and in the course of the centuries has nourished all of our European civilization, as something that one cannot renounce without becoming degraded.
    Simone Weil (1909–1943)

    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)