Greece, Parte I, bits of tradition, beauty and music


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    Hello Nikos, thank you kindly. Indeed your country is beautiful and who did so put pps pages that show this. Pps I can not do, but get a lot of friends who also like. Who do we give gifts, because through them we can travel the world.

    I'm closing the account in SHARE, I posted my farewell. But if you want to know that you can continue to send me what you feel about your country, you can put on my FACEBOOK page, or have attached to me in an email.

    Have a beautiful day and a week wonderfully happy.



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    Ola Nikos, agradeço a gentileza. Realmente seu pais é lindo e quem fez o pps so colocou paginas que mostram isto. Eu não sei fazer pps, mas recebo muitos de amigos que também gostam. Quem faz nos dá presentes, pois através deles podemos viajar o mundo.

    Eu estou fechando a conta no SHARE, já postei minha despedida. Mas saiba que se quiser pode continuar a me enviar o que tiver vontade sobre seu país, pode colocar na minha página do FACEBOOK, ou mandar para mim anexado em um email.

    Tenha um dia lindo e uma semana maravilhosamente feliz.



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  • Thanks for sharing dear Irene. Wish you a beautiful Sunday! Best greetings from Greece. I wish you also a wonderful new week. Nikos
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Greece, Parte I, bits of tradition, beauty and music

  1. 1. If If you want to listen the Greek National Anthem, Please click down and wait someseconds for the Real Player to download it : The Greek National Anthem
  2. 2. Imagery and text : compiled from several Net sites Conception and format : Delza Dias Ferreira delzadfer@gmail.comRevision and English version : Flavio Musa de Freitas GuimarãesMusics : Nick Stoubis – Overture Melina Merkouri - Love theme from Phaedra
  3. 3. Greece – Fokida - Delphi The Center of the WorldTo the ancient Greeks, Delphi, with roots in Neolithic era (5000-3000 BC), has been the mythical home of Gaia (Earth) and Chronos (Time). It was also identified as the “center of the earth”.
  4. 4. Greece (Greek: Ελλάδα ), officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country whose mainland and most of its islands are in southeastern Europe, situated on the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula. Ancient Greece is often referred to as "the cradle of Western civilization”. The first known Greek civilizations dates from 3000 B. C. Administratively, Greece consists of 13 peripheries subdivided into a total of 54 prefectures. There is also one autonomous area, Mount Athos (Agio Oros, "Holy Mountain"), in Macedonia Periphery. 1. Attica 2. Central Greece – Continental 3. Central Macedonia 4. Crete 5. East Macedonia and Thrace 6. Epirus 7. Ionean Islands 8. North Aegean 9. Peloponese Column 450-330 B. C. 10. South Aegeanphoto by Aimilios Petrou 11. Thessaly 12. West Greece 13. West Macedonia
  5. 5. Greece – Attica - AthensAthens – parcial view with Acropolis and the Saronic Gulf.
  6. 6. Greece - Attica - AthensThe Acropolis and Lykavitos Hill - The Acropolis of Athens, so calledthe "Sacred Rock“ of Athens, is the most important site of the city. Thefirst civilization remains on the Acropolis date from the Neolithic period.
  7. 7. Greece - Attica - Athens Acropolis view
  8. 8. Greece – Attica - Athens - Acropolis A caryatid is a sculpted female figure serving as an architectural support taking the placeof a column or a pillar supporting an entablature on her head. The best-known examples are those of the six figures of the Caryatid Porch of the Erechtheion on the Acropolis at Athens.
  9. 9. Greece – Attica - AthensThe Parthenon, an octostyle, perinteral Doric temple with Ionic architectural features, housed the chryselephantine statue of Athena Parthenos sculpted by Phidias and dedicated in 439/438 BC.
  10. 10. Greece - Attica – Athens Hermes bearing the child Dionysus, by Praxiteles. Parian marble, H. 2.15 m., ArchaeologicalMuseum of Ancient Olympia. From the German excavations of the Heraion at Olympia, 1877.
  11. 11. Greece - Attica - AthensThe Odeion of Herodes Atticus - After hard rain, the audience stands still at Jeremy Irons musical of Camille Saint-Saens Le Carnival des Animaux.
  12. 12. Greece - Attica - AthensFrom the Parthenon: two sides of Athens
  13. 13. Greece - Attica - AthensPast and Present - The left door is from the Propylaea of Acropolis and the right one is from the University of Athens.
  14. 14. Greece - Attica - Athens Modernity in Athens...
  15. 15. Greece - Attica - Athens Syntagma square and the Parliament.
  16. 16. Greece - Attica - Athens Changing of the Guard Evzones in front of theTomb of the Unknown Soldier in Syntagma Square.
  17. 17. Greece - Attica - AthensThe National Archaeological Museum is the largest museum in Greece and one ofthe worlds great museums. With more than 20,000 exhibits, his collections provide a panorama of Greek civilization from the beginnings of Prehistory to Late Antiquity.
  18. 18. Greece - Attica - AthensThe National Archaeological Museum of Athens.
  19. 19. Greece - Attica - Athens“Clandestine School “ – painting by Gysis, Nicholas. After the fall of the Byzantine Empire, Greece came under Ottomans rule for 400 years; in order to preserve the Greek culture and idiom, their children were educated in clandestine schools along 4 centuries.
  20. 20. Greece - Attica - AthensThe legendary and historic Grande Bretagne, Athens first hotel. Located in Syntagma Square.
  21. 21. Greece - Attica - AthensStavros Melissinos - the Poet-Sandalmaker of Monastiraki
  22. 22. Greece - Attica - AthensThe Kalatrava bridge, at the Olympic Athletic Center of Athens.
  23. 23. Greece - Attica - Athens Athens Olympic Stadium
  24. 24. Greece - Attica - Athens Street market in Koukaki – olives.
  25. 25. Greece - Attica - AthensCafe, bars and restaurants in Kolonaki, district of Athens
  26. 26. Greece - Attica - Athens Greek dance
  27. 27. Greece - Attica - AthensMelina Merkouri - Greek actress and Minister. In 1981 she was made Minister ofCulture where her primary objective was to have the Parthenon marble returned to Athens from the British Museum. When she passed in 1994 she was mourned by thousands of nationals as the "last Greek Goddess".
  28. 28. Greece - 1 Attica Aegina port
  29. 29. Greece – 1 Attica Kithira - natural window
  30. 30. Greece – 2 Central GreeceParnassos – Amfikleia - An Easter day - The huge grill is called `lakos. Each family in the neighborhood brings and roasts its own lamb.
  31. 31. Greece – 2 Central GreeceEvia - Chalkis - This is the Monument for the Greek Resistance against the German and Italian occupation of Greece during the 2nd World War.
  32. 32. Greece – 12 West GreeceAchaea - Mystras was a fortified town in Morea (the Peloponnesus), on Mt. Taygetos, near ancient Sparta.
  33. 33. Greece – 9 Peloponnese Young sheperd with his flock.
  34. 34. Greece – 9 Peloponnese Kapsia
  35. 35. Greece – 7 Ionian Islands Corfu
  36. 36. Greece – 7 Ionian Islands Corfu - the Achillion Palace
  37. 37. Greece – 7 Ionian Islands Corfu - the Achillion Palace
  38. 38. Greece – 7 Ionian Islands Kerkyra - Old town
  39. 39. Greece – 6 Epirus Ioannina
  40. 40. Greece – 6 Epirus Parga
  41. 41. Greece – 6 Epirus - Arta Bridge of Arachthos River - 3rd cent. B.C. - reconstructed in 1612 It is the most famous bridge of Epirus and Greece in general. The relevantlegend refers to the sacrifice of the master builders wife, which was necessary for the propping of the bridge.
  42. 42. Greece – 11 ThessalyKalambaka, between the rocks, and Meteora, one of seven world’s miracles. (in the picture, Meteora is at high right).
  43. 43. Greece – 11 ThessalyMeteora - stairs to Monasteries
  44. 44. Greece – 11 Thessaly Meteora monasteries
  45. 45. The End of Part I