He posed with blind children in Greece and crippled children in Italy and orphans in England.
The notion of handcrafting a flawless spouse was nothing new—the Pygmalion myth dates back to ancient Greece.
The trouble in Greece has been growing in plain sight for years.
The result would be higher interest rates, which in turn would mean even slower growth and higher deficits—as it has in Greece.
Economic markets are collapsing; people have nothing to eat in Greece.
Notice the anachronism of the transfer of the mediaeval sport to legendary Greece.
The mighty ones who have made eternal day For Greece and England.
This latter idea received special development in the religions of Greece and Rome.
In both Greece and Rome productive work came to be despised.
Aratus, the chief of Sicyon, was an acknowledged judge of paintings, and Sicyon was then the first school of Greece.
c.1300, from Latin Graecia; named for its inhabitants; see Greek. Earlier in English was Greklond (c.1200). The Turkish name for the country, via Persian, is Yunanistan, literally "Land of the Ionians." Ionia also yielded the name for the country in Arabic and Hindi (Yunan).
Note: Greece is a member of NATO.
Note: Ancient Greek culture, particularly as developed in Athens, was the principal source of Western civilization.
Note: Tension and fighting between Greece and Turkey has continued for hundreds of years.
Note: It is known for its production of grapes, olives, and olive oil.
orginally consisted of the four provinces of Macedonia, Epirus, Achaia, and Peleponnesus. In Acts 20:2 it designates only the Roman province of Macedonia. Greece was conquered by the Romans B.C. 146. After passing through various changes it was erected into an independent monarchy in 1831. Moses makes mention of Greece under the name of Javan (Gen. 10:2-5); and this name does not again occur in the Old Testament till the time of Joel (3:6). Then the Greeks and Hebrews first came into contact in the Tyrian slave-market. Prophetic notice is taken of Greece in Dan. 8:21. The cities of Greece were the special scenes of the labours of the apostle Paul.