Greece Ελευθερία ή θάνατος "Freedom or death"

Life in Greece

Here, you see the once great building dedicated to the Greek Goddess Athena. The Greek named it the Parthenon Temple. It was constructed in 5 B.C. in the current capital of Greece; Athens.

Views from Greece.

The Aegean, Ionian, and Mediterranean Sea all surround the historic peninsula of modern day Greece with the population of 11.03 million people.

Map of current day Greece

Culture in Greece

Home of the Gyro. A Gyro is meat with the following– sauce (tzatziki), tomatoes, onions, lettuce and often french fries/chips.

Gyro with chicken, tomatoes, and cheese

Tirokroketes/Sfougata- Deep fried cheese balls. Sfougata is made with local cheese, while Tirokroketes usually has mixed cheese.

Tirokroketes and/or Sfougata with lettuce

Feta Me Meli- Feta wrapped in filo pastry oven baked and then drizzled with honey. The delicate balance between the salty feta and sweet honey.

Feta Me Meli... good with milk

Orthodox Church

Greece and Russia are the only countries to have such a great proportion of Orthodox population. The Orthodox Church forms the third largest branch of Christianity, after the Roman Catholics and the Protestants

An Orthodox Church in Greece

Photos

The few of many beautiful sites of Greece.

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