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Greece Slideshow

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