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greek jewellery

greek jewellery

Jewellery in Greece started being used around 1600 BC, in which gold and gems were incorporated; however, they produced animal and shell shaped beads much earlier than that. By 300 BC, the Greeks had already become very skillful and they now created coloured jewellery with various precious and...

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Jewellery or jewelry (/ˈdʒuːᵊlᵊri/) consists of small decorative items worn for personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, and

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Helene Glykatzi-Ahrweiler

Helene Glykatzi-Ahrweiler

Helene Glykatzi – Ahrweiler is a Greek historian, specializing in the Byzantine era.

She was born in Athens in 1926. After completing her secondary education, she enrolled at the School of Philosophy at University of Athens, and received her degree in History and Archaeology in 1950. After...

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"Helene Glykatzi-Ahrweiler". Greece.com. Retrieved 4 March 2015.  "Helene Glykatzi-Ahrweiler". Greece.com. Retrieved 4 March 2015.  "Helene Glykatzi

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Sigma

Sigma

The letter "s" came from the Semitic alphabet, where it was once shaped like latin "W". (The Hebrew "shin", familiar to most people from Jewish religious objects, is the same letter.) The letter was turned to make the classical Greek "sigma". The Greek "sigma" in turn was altered slightly as...

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For other uses, see Sigma (disambiguation). Sigma (upper-case Σ, lower-case σ, lower-case in word-final position ς; Greek σίγμα) is the eighteenth letter

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Theta

Theta

Theta is always unvoiced (as in "thin"). This letter actually used to exist in English. (So did the voiced "th", as in "father", the letter "thorn", a lower-case "d" with the upright crossed). But both letters were replaced by the "th". It's easy to understand the originof the letter. It's the...

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For other uses, see Theta (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Fita. For similar symbols, see Ø (disambiguation). Theta (uppercase Θ or Ө, lowercase

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ancient greek alphabet

ancient greek alphabet

The Ancient Greek alphabet appeared during the late 9th or early 8th century BC. It derived from the already existing Phoenician alphabet, out of which many other European scripts evolved. In its original form, the Greek alphabet did not have a distinction between upper – case and lower –...

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adopted and modified the Cumaean Greek alphabet. The Etruscan alphabet was in turn adopted and further modified by the ancient Romans to write the Latin language

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