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.
A strong earthquake has been felt in the Greek capital Athens, causing people to run out into the streets.
A strong earthquake has shaken the Greek capital of Athens, knocking out phone networks and power in parts of the city.
A magnitude 5.1 earthquake shook the Greek capital Athens on Friday, sending people running from buildings in panic, witnesses said.
GREEK capital's first formal mosque in more than 180 years is set to open for prayer within months.
The Sarajevo-Athens link, with two flights a week, on Thursdays and Saturdays, from June 13 to September 14, 2019, will allow passengers a direct connection with the Greek capital, as well as the possibility of connections across Greece, from the islands to the mainland.
KUWAIT, March 13 (KUNA) -- The first Kuwaiti-Greek joint ministerial committee meeting on economic and technical cooperation, which kicked-off on Wednesday in the Greek capital, Athens, discussed boosting bilateral cooperation between the two countries.
The fair will be inaugurated on Friday in the Greek capital.
The Olympic Air flight departed the Greek capital Athens at 18:40 local time (16:40 GMT) for Macedonia's capital Skopje.
This shows that tourists prefer to rest in the Greek capital.
17 (Petra)-- Rescue crews were searching Friday for six people missing from deadly flash floods that killed at least 16 near Athens, as new storms hit the Greek capital. The fire department, which had been searching since Thursday for four missing people, said two more people were reported missing Friday in the district of Mandra, on the western outskirts of Athens.