12% of the English language has Greek origin (source Wiki). Over 50.000 English words derived from the Greek language ! You surely ask yourself why so many Greek words used in English language are exisiting! Let’s see what is greek influence on English language…
How did Alexander the Great spread greek culture throughout his empire ? Whithin 10 years from 334 BC, the Greek Macedonian Alexander the Great broke the power of the Persian King Darius III , conquered with decisive battles all Persia and settled Greek empire stretched from Greece to the Indus River. Some people today still think they are Alexander descendants as the Kalash people from Afghanistan….
What are the seven wonders of the ancient world How many still exist ? Here is the seven wonders of the ancient world list and pictures. Where seven wonders of the ancient world ?
Here is the list of UNESCO world heritage sites in Greece. The list of world heritage sites greece has Acropolis buildings in Athens. 17 unesco world heritage sites are located in Greece. It’s worth discovering 2500 years of history in Europe. Go ahead with your plan of travel in Greecethis year !
Why is Saint George day celebrated ? Saint George name day is brightly celebrated in Greece as many many Greeks have the name « Georgios ». Saint George is one of the most venerated Saint in the Orthodox churches.
See below what are the most famous and best movies about Ancient Greece these last years. 2014 is the best year at Hollywood for the film » 300 : The rise of an Empire« retelling of the Battle of Salamis and 2013 for the Persy Jackson film series with new version of the Golden Fleece coming from Greek Mythology.
Discover all Greece through Tenedos island in Turkey. Tenedos energy can be benefit for your holidays. Visit beautiful Bozcaada in Turkey named Tenedos in more ancient time : Tenedos bay,Tenedos castle… Learn about its history. Enjoy Tenedos tourism with typical Tenedos cafe and Tenedos restaurant. Tenedos map below
The island of Delos in Ancient Greece is the centre of the Cyclades group of islands and it is one of the most important mythological, historical and archaeological sites in Greece. Dicover all Greece throught that stunning