The Semitic form probably had no meaning. The Greek form is used for the circumference of a circle with unit diameter. Why a version of this letter with the right upright rounded became the Roman "P", matching the Greek letter for "R", is anybody's guess.

"Π" Letter in mathematics and...

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is about the number π. For the Greek letter, see Pi (letter). For other uses of pi, π, and Π, see Pi (disambiguation). The number π is a mathematical

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Justinian I

Justinian I

Justinian I, also known as Justinian the Great, was a Byzantine emperor from 527 to 565 AD.

His real name was Flavius Petrus Savvatius and was born in Illyria, nephew of General (and later Emperor) Justin I. When his uncle took the throne in 518, Justinian became a patrician. He wa...

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article is about the Byzantine Emperor. For other uses, see Justinian (disambiguation). Justinian I (/dʒʌˈstɪniən/; Latin: Flavius Petrus Sabbatius Iustinianus

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Charilaos Trikoupis

Charilaos Trikoupis

Charilaos Trikoupis was a Greek diplomat, politician and Prime Minister. During his last term, his government could not cope with the country’s debt to foreign debtors, thus causing Greece to default.

He was born in Nafplio in 1832, son of a politician. He attended school in Athe...

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Charilaos Trikoupis (Greek: Χαρίλαος Τρικούπης) (July 11, 1832 (O.S.) – April 1896) was a Greek politician who served as a Prime Minister of Greece seven

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greek alphabet

greek alphabet

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Eastern alphabets, including Latin and Cyrillic. Apart from its use in writing the Greek language, both in its ancient and its modern forms, the Greek alphabet

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Rigas Feraios

Rigas Feraios

Rigas Feraios was a Greek author, political thinker and rebel. He is considered the precursor of the Greek Revolution of 1821.

It is uncertain exactly when he was born. Most of the information concerning Feraios’ childhood years, as well as a large part of his activities as an ad...

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Rigas Feraios (or Rhegas Pheraeos) or Rigas Velestinlis (or Rhegas Velestinles) (Greek: Ρήγας Βελεστινλής-Φεραίος, pronounced [ˈriɣas vɛlɛstinˈlis fɛˈrɛɔs]

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