Greece By . Mia Pittman-maupin

Scenery

Some of the physical features of Greece are the different landforms of Greece there is more than 2000 Greek islands in the Mediterranean.

Here is a picture of the Temple of Athens is not a temple on the Acropolis of Athens. It was named after the Greek goddess, Athena . another landmark is the parthenon some facts about the Parthenon is that it was a church, and a mosque. Two more landmarks are the Meteora and the Samariá Gorge

Greece is located in Southern Europe and makes up the majority of the Balkan Peninsula.It is made up of a large mainland called the Peloponnese and many other island .

The Greece Language came from the independent branch of the indo-European family of languages and the native greece and the western and northeastern and southern Italy.

The practices of the Greeces came from the ancient Hellenes in which is not the same as Greek Mythology which is concerned with traditional tales.

Here is a Picture of there Greek gods and then there is a Picture of everyone at the church where they practice their Religion
Greece man source of food is Olives & olive oil,Grilled meat,Fresh fish, some interesting and unique foods are Octopus,Feta & cheeses and Honey & baklava.
Soccer, Basketball, Water Polo, Volleyball, Swimming, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Sailing and rowing, Handball. Are all games people in Greece play.
The music of the Greeks was that There was very few documents of actual written music simply because the Greeks rarely wrote their music down.Most of the existing writings that we have about Greek music are not about what we call the “Art of Music.

The Greeks have a traditional dances some of them are called the syrtos, kalamatianos, hasapiko and sirtaki.

Greeks wear light loose clothing because the weather is always hot in Greece.The main item of clothing for men was a tunic, called a chiton, These were big squares of cloth, held in place by pins at the shoulders and a belt round the waist.

Prokopis Pavlopoulos is head of the greek government he is the president of Greece and he finished his school studies. In 1968, he moved to the Greek capital to study at Athens University Law School.

Some fames events that happen in Greece was the 850 bc they Development of the first Greek Alphabet and in 776 bc the first olympic games started.
Some of the Wars that happened in Greece where Greco-Punic War ,Persian Wars,First Peloponnesian War,

Some important people from Greece are Alexander the Great because,he was the king and queen's son and he also conquered Persia and Egypt.

One famous actor is Nia Vardalos she plays in movies that have Greek backgrounds themes for the movie.

Some famous authors from Greece are Homer,Sophocles,Herodotus,Hippocrates are all famous authors because, they write great pieces of work of the people to see.

Some famous musicians are , kelly clarkson,(she is part greek on her mom side )Johnny otis they are famous musician because of their Music style.

Fun Facts About Greece

  1. Everyone in Greece has to vote for their Presidents but they all have to be older than 18.
  2. Greece is the size of Alabama.
  3. Greece's is the three place that sells olives
  4. Greece has more international airports than most countries because so many foreign tourists want to visit.
  5. Some of Greece olive trees planted in the thirteenth century are still producing olives.
  6. About 12 million people around the world speak Greek.
  7. Greece has more than 2,000 islands, of which approximately 170 are populated.

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Created with images by stevendepolo - "Soccer Balls Net 7-22-09 1" • Dimitris Graffin - "Ανάγλυφα εμπνευσμένα από την καθημερινή ζωή του Μεγάλου Αλεξάνδρου, Πολεμικό Μουσείο"

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