Greek capital


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Noun1.Greek capital - the capital and largest city of GreeceGreek capital - the capital and largest city of Greece; named after Athena (its patron goddess); "in the 5th century BC ancient Athens was the world's most powerful and civilized city"
Parthenon - the main temple of the goddess Athena; built on the acropolis in Athens more than 400 years B.C.; example of Doric architecture
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
Areopagus - a hill to the to the west of the Athenian acropolis where met the highest governmental council of ancient Athens and later a judicial court
Dipylon, Dipylon gate - a gateway to the west of ancient Athens near which a distinctive style of pottery has been found
Athenian - a resident of Athens
Plato - ancient Athenian philosopher; pupil of Socrates; teacher of Aristotle (428-347 BC)
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These Greek capitals, black with age, and quite deeply graven in the stone, with I know not what signs peculiar to Gothic caligraphy imprinted upon their forms and upon their attitudes, as though with the purpose of revealing that it had been a hand of the Middle Ages which had inscribed them there, and especially the fatal and melancholy meaning contained in them, struck the author deeply.
Meanwhile, the Foreign Ministry also denounced as "heinous act" the burning of its flag during a rally in the Greek capital Athens.
The development came just a week ahead of a planned visit to the Greek capital by Turkish President on December 7-8.
All search-and-rescue operations are being conducted in the Mandra area on the western outskirts of the Greek capital, where the previous day's flooding turned roads into raging torrents of mud and debris, slamming cars into buildings and submerging sections of a motorway.
RESIDENTS on the western fringes of Greek capital Athens have struggled to clean up the devastation from flash floods that swept through a day earlier.
10 (BNA): On behalf of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Advisor to HRH the Premier Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa took part in the 2nd Arab-Euro Summit held under the theme "Towards a Firm Alliance" in the Greek capital Athens on November 9 and 10.
The Greek capital is mostly in the banking sector, oil industry, trade and textile sector.
Riyadh, Safar 12, 1438, November 12, 2016, SPA -- An official source at the Foreign Ministry of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia condemned the attacks targeted the French embassy in the Greek capital Athens, and the German Consulate General in the city of Mazar-e Sharif in Afghanistan, resulted in several deaths and injuries.
The UAE-Greece Business Forum was held in the Greek capital, Athens, on Saturday, according to a statement issued by the UAE Ministry of Economy on Sunday.
Gilas Pilipinas, which left Manila Friday night, will hold a 10-day training camp in Karpenisi, a town in central Greece about a three and a half hour drive from the Greek capital Athens.
Global Banking News-December 8, 2015--FYROM central bank to end Greek capital rules
Hellenic Exchanges - Athens Stock Exchange was founded in 1876 and is the parent of the Group of companies that support the operation of the Greek capital market.