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1. Famous People in Ancient Greece
Famous People in Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece is known throughout the world for the values passed on to all countries, like Democracy and Philosophy. People living back then made those ideas happen so that today we can all enjoy those ideas and the freedom they bring along. This lens has been created to provide information, fa...
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:24:47
2. Greek Feta Salad Recipes
Greek Feta Salad Recipes
Greek Salad with feta cheese or Peasant salad is very famous in Greece of course and a must for the table, especially during the summer. Greek feta salad is very easy to make like a lot of Greek recipes and even though the Greek salad recipe has changed through the years, the true recipe requires...
Food & Cooking - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:21:24
3. Famous People from Greece
Famous People from Greece
There are quite a few famous people having been born in Greece or having this country as their origin. There are many popular actors, singers, painters, mostly artists, renowned Greek personalities acknowledged for their works on an international level. On the other hand there are also famous pol...
Entertainment & Media - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:22:34
4. Poseidon God
Poseidon God
Poseidon was born by Kronos and Rhea. According to Homer, Kronos divided the word into three separate areas and gave them to his sons. So, Zeus took the sky, Poseidon took the sea and Hades took the underworld. Poseidon shared the Olympus Palace with the other Gods but he also had his private pal...
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:22:35
5. Artemis Goddess
Artemis is usually considered to be a wild maiden. She is widely known as the Goddess of Hunting and as the protector of wild animals. In her depictions she wears a short tunic and a quiver is hanging from her shoulders while she is holding her bow. Her parents were Zeus and Leto. Artemis was sai...
culture-and-society - Wed, 22 Aug 2012 14:21:15
6. Zeus King of Gods
Zeus King of Gods
I always had an admiration for the Greek Gods and their beautiful sculptures or drawings on vases presented in the Greek museums. Although many people may prefer Dionysus, the god of wine or Aphrodite, the goddess of beauty, Zeus is my own favourite. Zeus is both graceful and powerful, smart an...
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:21:47
7. Feta Cheese
Traveling from one place to another I had the chance to taste various local specialties and traditional dishes. However, there is always one specific food that excites me and tasting a new version of it is a unique experience for me. For this reason, I have decided to make a presentation of the d...
food-and-cooking - Wed, 22 Aug 2012 14:08:49
8. Hephaestus Greek God
Hephaestus was one of the four children born by Hera and Zeus. Hwever he was an unlucky boy because once born he was a very ugly baby thus Hera was unwilling to raise him. So, she threw him away from the top of Olympus and Hephaestus broke his legs. For this reason he was lame for the rest of his...
culture-and-society - Mon, 21 Feb 2011 15:03:27
9. Hermes God: the ancient Greek messanger
Hermes God: the ancient Greek messanger
Hermes was the "fruit of love" between Zeus and Maia who lay in secret in a cave, at Kyllene. The baby was clever, crafty and quick from the very first moment he arrived in men's world. Hermes was also known as a cheater, keen on joking tricking. Sculptors used to depict him with wings on his sho...
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:22:34
10. Ares Greek God
Ares was the God of the War born by Zeus and Hera. The Olympian gods were not fond of him as they regarded Ares as a bloody minded god who felt nice when killing somebody, who was glad to be in the battlefield among the furious soldiers who assassinated each other in the cruelest way. He had two ...
culture-and-society - Mon, 21 Feb 2011 14:56:02
11. Apollo God
The god Apollo was the kid of Zeus and his cousin Leto. Zeus had desired both Leto and her sister Asteria but the latter tried to resist his intentions by changing herself to a quail yet Zeus changed to an eagle and then Asteria turned to a rock and hide herself to the bottom of the sea. This roc...
culture-and-society - Mon, 21 Feb 2011 14:48:56
12. Demeter Goddess
The goddess Demeter was the daughter of Cronus and Rhea, thus the sister of Zeus, Poseidon, Hades and Hera. She was the Goddess of harvest and her main concern was the crops. Her ancient Greek name means "the mother of the earth" and it is obviously related to her properties. Demeter was worshipe...
culture-and-society - Mon, 21 Feb 2011 14:46:10
13. Goddess Aphrodite
Aphrodite was the prettiest goddess and her major property was to rouse love desire both to humans and gods. Love was her pleasure or even her hobby and apart from making others feel it, she was always in the mood for love as well. Even though being Hephaestus's wife, she had several love affairs...
culture-and-society - Mon, 21 Feb 2011 14:45:47
14. Santorini Donkeys
As one can immediately understand from my lens title, I am going to talk about the donkeys used in Santorini as a%u2026public means of transport. However, I would like to point out firstly the fact that the donkeys and mules have been used in Santorini for many years not only as a picturesque att...
pets-and-animals - Mon, 21 Feb 2011 14:40:41
15. God Zeus
Ancient Greeks were "rich in Gods". Contrary to modern religions such as Christianity, Jewish, Muslim etc that believe in the existence of one unique God (each of them having named that God differently), who was the creator of the Earth and of the world in general, the modern god is perfect, make...
culture-and-society - Mon, 21 Feb 2011 14:37:32
16. Olympian Gods
The Olympian Gods were the principal gods of Ancient Greece. The term "Olympians" derives from their residence at Olympus mountain. They are also known as "Dodekatheon" from the greek terms dodeka theos (twelve god) as they were twelve. They were immortal because they ate ambrosia and drank necta...
culture-and-society - Mon, 21 Feb 2011 14:36:34
17. Satyrs and Numphs
In ancient Greece, the Satyrs were the companionship of Pan and Dionysus. They were described as goat-footed and horned beings with long breeds. They were half an animal and half a man and their main characteristic was their erected phallus symbolizing the reproducing behavior of the Nature. On t...
culture-and-society - Mon, 21 Feb 2011 14:34:06
18. Goddess Athena
The goddess Athena was born by the head of Zeus, in particular she sprang out his head. Her mother was Metis and she was the nymph that embodied wisdom and discretion. According to prophesy, Metis would bear a daughter and then a boy who would seize Zeus's power. The king of the God's for fear of...
culture-and-society - Mon, 21 Feb 2011 14:31:41
19. Ares Greek God of War
Apart from the 12 Olympian Gods there were other smaller deities residing mount Olympus, each one with its own character and traits. Some of them were hateful, some of them were mean, other simple and good, other frivolous or hard working, beautiful or ugly. Zeus was admired by everybody, mortals...
culture-and-society - Mon, 21 Feb 2011 14:12:19
20. Baklava Recipe: Special Greek Desserts
Although the history of the Greek dessert baklava is not well known, it is said that Vryonis identified the traditional Greek dessert gastris, kopton or koptoplakous, mentioned in the Deipsosophistae, as baklava, a Byzantine favorite, as he called it. Nevertheless, Perry says that even if gastris...
food-and-cooking - Mon, 29 Nov 2010 15:44:09
21. jennifer aniston
Jennifer Aniston is one of the most famous women in the world. She is famous thanks to the roles she has played in the cinema and the TV but far from thet she has an amazing smile and the most attractive eyes I have ever seen!
Entertainment - Thu, 30 Sep 2010 18:49:01
22. Movies Filmed in Greece
Entertainment - Thu, 30 Sep 2010 19:54:33

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