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Today we visitToday we visit
GREECEGREECE
• Greece is situated in the Balkans. It
is in south-eastern Europe.
D
O
Y
O
U
K
N
O
W
?
• The capital of Greece is
Athens.
• The flag of Greece has nine
horizontal blue and white stripes.
In the left corner there is a white
cross on a blue backg...
• The most important food
to the Greeks is the olive.
It is not simply a food. It was also a
big part of Greek history. Th...
• Zeus was the King of the Gods.
• Three thousand years ago the first
Olympic Games were held.
• The main kinds of sports were wrestling,
running, jumping,...
• Many of the toys that Greek children
enjoyed were similar to toys of today. Boys
often played with toy chariots, and gir...
• Greek boys were taught music, literature,
astronomy and physics.
• Greek girls were taught to cook, sew, and
care for ch...
Thank you!
Goodbye!
Prepared by
Uliana Havryliv
Form 11
School of Zabuzhya
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Greece

  1. 1. Today we visitToday we visit GREECEGREECE
  2. 2. • Greece is situated in the Balkans. It is in south-eastern Europe. D O Y O U K N O W ?
  3. 3. • The capital of Greece is Athens.
  4. 4. • The flag of Greece has nine horizontal blue and white stripes. In the left corner there is a white cross on a blue background. The nine stripes symbolize the seas which the country is washed by.
  5. 5. • The most important food to the Greeks is the olive. It is not simply a food. It was also a big part of Greek history. The Greeks believed that the goddess Athena gave the first olive tree to Athens.
  6. 6. • Zeus was the King of the Gods.
  7. 7. • Three thousand years ago the first Olympic Games were held. • The main kinds of sports were wrestling, running, jumping, horse and chariot races. The games were held every four years in August.
  8. 8. • Many of the toys that Greek children enjoyed were similar to toys of today. Boys often played with toy chariots, and girls usually played with dolls. Some dolls were made from ivory. The yo-yo have been created in Greece.
  9. 9. • Greek boys were taught music, literature, astronomy and physics. • Greek girls were taught to cook, sew, and care for children. • But today girls have the same subjects as boys.
  10. 10. Thank you! Goodbye! Prepared by Uliana Havryliv Form 11 School of Zabuzhya

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