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Unknown Soldier

Unknown Soldier

In 1880, for the first time in Greece, a monument was erected in the island of Syros, in memory of the Unknown Soldier of the Greek Revolution of 1821. In 1932, a similar monument was erected at Syntagma Square in Athens, in front of the Greek Parliament by the Michalakopoulos government. The...

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Unknown Soldier may refer to: The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, a type of memorial site in many nations The Unknown Soldier (novel), a 1954 novel by Väinö

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Aristotle Onassis

Aristotle Onassis

Aristotle Onassis was a prominent Greek-Argentinian ship-owner.

He was born in Smyrna in 1906 and had one sister, Artemis, and two half-sisters, Kalliroe and Merope, as his father remarried after his first wife’s death. As his father was a successful shipping entrepreneur, Aristotle...

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Aristotle Socrates Onassis (Greek: Αριστοτέλης Ωνάσης, Aristotelis Onasis; 15 January 1906 – 15 March 1975), commonly called Ari or Aristo Onassis, was

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Euclid

Euclid

Euclid was a Greek mathematician, also known as the “Father of Geometry”. His work “Elements” is one of the most important in the history of mathematics and has been used as the foundation of geometry education of the West in the past 2000 years.

Not much is known about Euclid’s...

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see Euclid (disambiguation). Euclid (/ˈjuːklɪd/; Greek: Εὐκλείδης Eukleidēs Ancient Greek: [eu̯.klěː.dɛːs]; fl. 300 BC), sometimes called Euclid of Alexandria

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greek sculpture

greek sculpture

Sculptures were created in Ancient Greece mainly for religious purposes. In this way, gods slowly came to life and people believed it was a means to gain their blessing.

The first sculptures in Ancient Greece were created around 3000 BC, but they were up to 15 centimeters high and not...

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Ancient Greek sculpture is the sculpture of Ancient Greece. Modern scholarship identifies three major stages. They were used to depict the battles, mythology

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ancient greek food

ancient greek food

Ancient Greek food was frugal, in order to reflect the difficulty of agricultural life and was based on wheat, olive oil and wine; fish was also common but other types of meat were used less often. The basis of Ancient Greek food was cereals, mainly wheat, and when needed, a mix of barley and...

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(/ˌæθəˈniːəs/; Ancient Greek: Ἀθήναιος Nαυκρατίτης or Nαυκράτιος, Athēnaios Naukratitēs or Naukratios; Latin: Athenaeus Naucratita) was a Greek rhetorician

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