The Greek city that was the center of culture and learning during ancient times
euro (EUR) ; note: on 1 January 1999, the European Monetary Union introduced the euro as a common currency to be used by financial institutions of member countries; on 1 January 2002, the euro became the sole currency for everyday transactions within the member countries
To differentiate from the "Ancient Greek" used in the ancient times, the official language of Greece nowadays is called Helenic.
Athens. Known as the Sacred Rock. Three important ancient temples were erected there and still stand today - The Parthenon, The Erechtheion and The Temple of Nike.
Situated on the Acropolis
Civilization & Democracy; Nominee for the new 7 wonders
Athens. National flag carrier
A professional boxer in the light welterweight (140 lb) division. He is a former WBO NABO Lightweight titleholder.
Located in Kos -- tree under which Hippocrates was supposed to have taught.
Aegean Island White and Reds
Agiorgitiko and Moschofilero grape varieties
Painted terracotta, c. 470 BC; Archaeological Museum, Olympia
Gold and ivory, c. 550 BC; Archeological Museum, Delphi
Painted ceramic, c. 540 BC; Museo del Vaticano, Rome
172 m high. 480 m long. Nestos River
Biggest public cemetery of Greece
Burial place of Phillip II of Macedon
Shipping magnate, husband of Jacqueline Kennedy; d. 1975
Also: Fasolada & moussaka
Moved back to Nafplion, 1827 - 1829
Greek People's Liberation Army,
Was the International Airport of Athens for sixty years up until 2001, when it was replaced by the new Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos".