By Artemis Leontis
The Parthenon. Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle. Homer's epic poems. Gods and goddesses lounging round, indulging in pleasures on Mount Olympus. All of those photographs call to mind the normal icons of Greece, the cradle of Western Civilization. yet what can we be aware of of recent Greece? the reply to that query and extra are available during this accomplished examine modern Greek tradition. This one-stop reference resource is filled with illustrative descriptions of everyday life in Greece within the twenty first century. excellent for top college scholars or even undergraduates attracted to learning in a foreign country, this wide quantity examines themes reminiscent of faith, social customs, relaxation lifestyles, gala's, language, literature, acting arts, media, and sleek artwork and structure, between many different issues. Woven into the textual content are attractive and actual vignettes of Greek lifestyles, supporting to demonstrate the way it is humans dwell. A crossroads among Europe, Africa, and the center East, Greece is battling to carry directly to the tradition of the day before today, whereas nonetheless having a look towards modernity. Culture and Customs of Greece is a must have quantity for all highschool and public library shelves.
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7528in February 23, 2009 CULTURE AND CUSTOMS OF GREECE Greece opposed Cyprus’s President Archbishop Makarios III because he supported independence while the dictatorship was rallying for Cyprus’s enosis (union) with Greece. After Makarios’s reelection in 1973, the dictatorship allied itself with a right-wing movement in Cyprus that was vying for enosis. On July 15, 1974, it launched a military coup against Makarios. The coup failed, and Turkey responded by landing troops on the northern edge of the island as a signal that it was ready to ﬁght to protect the island’s Turkish minority.
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Culture and Customs of Greece (Culture and Customs of Europe) by Artemis Leontis