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  • 1. Greece
  • 2. The Greek Flag
    • This is the Greek flag it stands for the Greek orthodoxy which is the religion.
    • The colors stands for the sea’s and the sky.
    • The nine strips stand for the nine syllables of the Greek motto which is ‘freedom or death’.
  • 3. The Greek Orthodox religion and churches
    • The word Orthodox means orthos ('right') and doxa ('belief').
    • The Orthodox religion is the religion which about 96% of Greece believe in it.
    • This religion is very powerful
    • Greece supports the orthodox religion through taxes.
  • 4. Eating
    • The Greeks have dinner around 8 to 9pm and have lunch around noon to 2pm.
    • Can’t leave the table till everyone is done eating its rude if you do.
    • In restaurants they get big dishes and share them
    • In Greece they usually go into the kitchen and choose what they want to eat by looking at it.
  • 5. Beaches in Greece
    • There are many beaches in Greece such as Corfu. Which is one of the most famous beaches in Greece because it’s the most beautiful in Greece.
    • There's Lesvos which has the most water sports in Greece.
    • There’s the Santorini beaches with use to show volcanic activity 3,500 years ago.
  • 6. Babies in ancient Greece
    • Lots of times the babies would die the fast few days.
    • They weren't given a name for a few weeks just to make sure the baby lives and they wont get to attached it them.
    • When the babies wore something it would only be a cloth but most of the time they would wear nothing.
  • 7. Clothing in Ancient Greece
    • Women often wore just a big piece of linen or wool and just wrapped it around themselves and pin it to make it stay.
    • Men wore chiton which was to their knees and was just like a big t-shirt. Made of wool or linen just like the women. But when it got cold they would wear a cloak.
    • They mostly went barefoot but when they wore shoes it would be sandals or boots made out of leather.
  • 8. Money in Greece
    • In Greece there is the 5,10,20,50,100,200,and 500 euro.
    • For their coins they have the 1,2,5,10,20, and 50 cent they also have the 1 and 2 euro
  • 9. The Olympics
    • The first game recorded was in 776 B.C.
    • They had it in Olympia.
    • The reason for having these games because it was a religious event. It was in honor of Zeus and was the biggest celebration in Greece
  • 10. Diet in Greece
    • In Greece people mostly eat lamb, seafood, olives, and cheese.
    • Olive oil is mostly used in everything they make.
    • Salads are eaten with every meal.
    • They like to eat bean soup during the winter.
  • 11. Language in Greece
    • Greek is their main language.
    • They teach English in school.
    • Most Greeks know how to speech English and French.
    • They been speaking Greek since the 19 th century B.C. the day of the Homers.
  • 12. Housing in Greece
    • Most people in Greece live in concrete apartments or duplex and they all have balconies on each floor.
    • Most of the apartments or duplexes were built in the 1960’s-1970’s.
    • Most of the Greeks decorate their dinning rooms very fancy.
    • They always put rugs over marble, terrazzo, and cerement floors.
  • 13. Climate in Greece
    • It rains very little in June and August.
    • It is usually very hot in the summers.
    • Its is usually always warm.
  • 14. Greece Holidays
    • Jan.1 st is new years day
    • Epiphany which is the twelve days of Christmas coming to an end which is the 6 th of Jan.
    • In Feb. 15 there's the Orthodox Shrove Monday.
    • independence day is mar. 25
    • Apr 2 nd is Orthodox good Friday.
    • Apr 5 th is Orthodox Easter Monday
    • May 1 st is labor day.
    • Orthodox whit Monday is may 24 th.
    • Aug 15 is Assumption
    • Oct 28 th is Ochi Day
  • 15. Greece families
    • If the parents die the oldest must take care of the youngest and help them finish school.
    • The elderly get served first at meals and are always very respected.
    • The parents spend most of their money on food cloths and education for their children the basic satchels.
  • 16. Transportation in Greece
    • In Greece there is trains, cars, plains, bus, and taxis also Ports.
    • For taxis they charge extra money after the hours of 12 midnight and there everywhere in Athens.
  • 17. Bibliography
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    • http://www.greeklandscapes.com/travel/food.html
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