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Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 11:28:53 +0000

 



Opa! What Does the Greek Word Really Mean?

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When Is Greek Orthodox Easter This Year?

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Information regarding Greek Easter, includes a listing of dates for the holiday for the next several years.



Planning a Trip to Greece? Learn the Greek...

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Learn Greek letter by letter with this easy introduction and handy chart listing all the letters of the Greek alphabet.



10 Fast Facts About the Goddess of Wisdom, Athena

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Learn more about Athena, the goddess of wisdom, including her strengths, weaknesses, attributes, myths, and stories.



Meet Medusa: Fun Facts on the Snake-Haired Gorgon

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Rhea, Crafty Greek Mom

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Rhea is an ancient Greek Earth and Mother goddess. Read about Rhea, her weaknesses, attributes, strengths, myths, and stories. .



Greek Mythology 101: The 12 Olympian Gods and...

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The Twelve Olympian gods and goddesses of Greece, including Artemis, Aphrodite, Apollo, Ares, Athena, Poseidon, Hestia, Hephaestus, Zeus, Demeter, Hermes, and Hera. All of the major gods and goddesses living at the top of Mount Olympus, plus a few beyond the official 12.



Countdown in Greek - Learn 1 -10

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Learn to count to ten in Greek quickly and easily with this simple guide to numbers in Greek.



How to Say Merry Christmas in Greek

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

What is the Name of Christmas in Greece? - Greek Name for Christmas. Find out the Greek name of Christmas.



Greek Myths: Get to Know Hades, Lord of the...

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Hades - A quick look at the myths of the Greek god Hades, King of the Dead, abductor of Persephone.



Just Who Is Aphrodite, Anyway?

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Learn more about Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty, including her myths, symbols, attributes, aspects, and stories.



Say Yasou like a Pro!

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Greek Myths: Everything You Need to Know about...

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An overview of Pegasus, the winged flying horse of Greek mythology, including its basic story, associated sites, interesting facts, and more.



Zeus, Top God of Greece

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Persephone - kidnapped goddess or runaway daughter? Fast facts on the Greek goddess Persephone, also known as Kore.



Greek Myths: Get a Quick Primer on Zeus

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The Greek god Zeus, King of the Gods, ruler of Mount Olympus. Here is a quick look at the Greek god of the sky whose symbol is the thunderbolt.



Greek Sea God Poseidon

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An introduction to Poseidon, the Greek god of the sea and oceans, earthquakes, and horses and one of the major gods of Greece.



Greek Myths: Get Up to Speed on Nike, Goddess...

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Nike is the ancient Greek goddess of victory. Find out about Nike, her strengths, weaknesses, attributes, myths, and stories.



Learn About Ares, Greek God of War and Lover of...

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Fast Facts on Ares - Irritable Greek God of Battles, War, and Warfare.



Fast Facts About the Parthenon

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Fast facts on the Parthenon and the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. When the Parthenon was built, who built it, and why it is so important to the Greeks and the city of Athens.



Selene, Greek Goddess of the Moon

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Selene is a Greek Goddess of the Moon. Find out about Selene, her myth, strengths, weaknesses, symbols and more about this Greek goddess of the moon.



Are There Sharks Near the Greek Islands?

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Sharks in Greece - are there sharks in Greece and the Greek islands? The answer is yes - but just how worried should you be about shark attacks?



Facts and Myths of Gaia, the Greek Goddess of...

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Learn more about Gaia, the ancient Greek goddess of the earth, including her strengths, weaknesses, attributes, myths, and stories.



Where was Percy Jackson filmed?

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Movie Locations. Where was Percy Jackson shot? What filming locations were used for Percy Jackson & the Olmpians?



Fast Facts on the Greek God Pan

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Learn about the Gods and Goddesses of Greece - Pan.



The 13 Most Famous Movies Shot in Greece

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Checking out some films shot in Greece can be a great way to see some of Greece's amazing beauty and build excitement for your own trip.



Learn About Apollo, Greek God of the Sun

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Quick facts about Apollo, the Greek God of the Sun, music, and prophecy, from deTraci Regula.



Greek Myths: What's Up with Pandora and That Box?

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

A quick look at Pandora and the opening of the box that brought troubles into the world.



It's a Greek Christmas!

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Christmas in Greece. Christmas customs of Greece. Enjoy a look at the fascinating Christmas customs of Greece, from the melomacarona cookies to the Kallikantzari.



Kronos - Young and Old Greek God of Time

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Kronos, the Titan who is the father of Zeus. Find out all about Kronos, his attributes, myths, and stories. Fast facts on Kronos.



Learn How to Say Hello in Greek

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

While most Greeks in the tourist industry speak English, nothing warms your reception more than a few words in Greek. Here's help on a good start.



Greece - What Kind of Electric Adapter Plug...

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Greek Plugs - What kind of power plug adapter do your need for your trip to Greece? Will your electrical devices work in Greece? What do you need to make your computer and cell phone charger work in Greece?



How Strikes in Greece Might Affect Your Travel...

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Strikes in Greece - Why are there so many strikes in Greece? How does the strike affect your travel plans? Will the protests in Greece interfere with your trip?



Release the Kraken! Or not.

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

The Kraken appears in the movies, but was he big in ancient Greece?



Have You Met Hestia, the Greek Goddess of Home...

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Hestia - Olympian goddess of home and hearth. Find out about the Greek goddess of the hearthfire.



Greek Myths: Get to Know Artemis, Goddess of...

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Artemis, Greek goddess of wild things - a quick look at Artemis, her myths, attributes, and temple sites.



Meet Eros, Greek God of Love and Passion

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Find out about Eros, the Greek god of love and son of Aphrodite, quite a love goddess herself.



Get the Basic Facts on the Greek God Zeus

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

A look at the Greek god of the sky whose symbol is the thunderbolt: His basic story, strengths, weaknesses, family and fascinating facts.



Helios, the Apollo Before Apollo

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Quick facts about the Greek god Helios, god of the sun.



Is Santa Claus a Greek?

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Christmas in Greece - Was Santa Greek? Read the tale of St. Nikolaos and decide if this Christmas legend is based on the ancient Greek saint.



Greek Myths: Meet Demeter, Goddess of Plants...

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

This is brief overview on the powers, story, and interesting facts on Demeter, Greek goddess of agriculture and mother of Persephone.



What Does Kalimera Mean in Greek?

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Learn About Greek Gods Through Clip Art and...

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Free clip art images of many Greek gods and goddesses, plus fast facts on all the Greek gods and goddesses.



Top 9 Best Attractions to Visit in Athens Greece

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Traveling to Athens? Check out these must-see monuments and sightseeing attractions and other things to do in Greece's capital and largest city.



Christmas and New Year's in Athens

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Christmas in Athens, Greece promises to be as good as ever with a program of free public events, Christmas decorations, and much more.



Mamma Mia! Where in Greece Was the Movie Shot?

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Where was Mamma Mia filmed? Where in Greece was Mamma Mia shot? What locations in Greece did they use in the movie? What island was Mamma Mia shot on? Where is Kalokairi? Where is Villa Donna located?



Zeus's Secret Agent: Hermes

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Hermes - Find fast facts on the Greek god Hermes, patron of travelers, guide of souls, troubleshooter for Zeus.



Find Out What Your Money Is Worth in Other...

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Convert currency to and from dollars and euros with this fast, easy to use converter. Find out what your money is worth in Greece.



Why Is Greek Easter on a Different Date than...

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Find out why Western and Eastern Easter are celebrated on different dates and tips on traveling to Greece during the Easter holiday.



Is Zika in Greece?

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Zika in Greece -Do you need to worry about this mosquito-borne virus on your trip to Greece?



Percy Jackson and Greek Mythology

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Percy Jackson's Greek mythology - how do the Greek myths and gods and goddesses fare in Percy Jackson? Just what is that beast, anyway?



What You Should Know Before Visiting Cyprus

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Find out fast facts on Cyprus. What is Cyprus? Where is Cyprus? Is Cyprus a Greek island? Learn the basics for your trip to Cyprus.



Greece Spring Travel Guide

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Springtime Greece offers travelers lower prices, much lighter crowds, and wildflowers as Hellas awakes from winter. From deTraci Regula, your Greece for Visitors guide.



Greece Webcams

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Peek at Greek beaches, towns, harbors, plazas and more through this selection of webcams throughout Greece.



How to Find Cheap Flights to Athens, Greece

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Flying to Greece can be expensive, but if you follow these travels tips on deals and specials cheap flights to Greece are almost always possible to find.



Greek Myths: Get to Know Hera, Goddess of...

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Hera, the Greek goddess of marriage, wife of Zeus, mother of Ares and Hephaestus. Myths and Stories of Hera.



The Key Dates for Celebrating Carnival in Greece

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Want to know when Carnival in Greece occurs? Here are the dates for the Carnival season in Greece for 2014, 2015, and 2016. Page 2.



The Minotaur

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12 Phrases to Know for Your Trip to Greece

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Nothing makes your travels easier than knowing a few words in the local language.



Greece to Egypt Travel Tip

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Travel from Greece to Egypt - it can be done cheaply with this



Leaders of Greece

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Who is the President of Greece? Who is the Prime Minister of Greece?



Greek Myths: Have You Met Dionysus, God of Wine?

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Quick look at Dionysus, Greek god of wine, a son of Zeus.



Party Nude at Paradise Beach at Mykonos, Greece

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Does this world-famous Mykonos nude beach live up to its reputation? Find out what to expect at Paradise Beach, Mykonos, Greece.



Greek Myths: Get Up to Speed on the God...

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Learn more about Hephaestus, the Greek god of the Forge and husband to the goddess Aphrodite, including his myths, symbols, attributes, aspects and stories.



Greek Myths: Your Handy Introduction to Hercules

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Learn more about Hercules, the semi-divine hero of Greek myth, including adventures, his attributes, myths, and stories.



Where Is That Kalokairi Place From the "Mamma...

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Kalokairi - where is Kalokairi? A quick look at the Greek island of Skopelos, most recently renowned as one of the locations for



Most Visited Greek Islands

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

The Greek islands appeal to everyone - but some appeal to more visitors than others. What is the Most Popular Greek Island? What is the Most Popular Island in Greece? Which island is the most popular?



I Need a Hero: Perseus

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Perseus is popular right now, as both Clash of the Titans and Percy Jackson & the Olympians draw from the ancient Greek story of Perseus.



Up with Opa!

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

The Opa! Way seeks to reinvigorate Western civilization with a new Greek attitude.



Make It On Mykonos

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Breaking Plates in Greece - It's a Good Thing

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

What's the meaning of smashing plates in Greece - and just how much is it likely to cost the unsuspecting tourist?



All in for All Inclusive Greece

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Want a stress-free, well-planned, and entertaining getaway to Greece? Try a Greek all-inclusive resort trip where virtually everything is included.



mythology, artemis, athena, apollo, demeter,...

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Meet the Greek Gods and Goddesses on their own territory at these ancient sites throughout Greece. Visit the best Greek temples and sacred sitesm including the Temple of Apollo, the Temple of Poseidon, Athena's home on the Acropolis, and others.



Sweetwater Beach on Crete

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Famed beach for both nude and non-nude sunbathers, this stretch of pebbles in southwestern Crete entrances visitors and fresh spring water attracts long-term visitors.



Fast Facts and Myths About Atalanta, Goddess of...

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Atalanta is the ancient Greek goddess of running. Here are her strengths, weaknesses, attributes, myths, and stories.



Theseus, Greek hero

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

The hero Theseus has a rich tale of romance and adventure - and some of it is not very heroic by modern standards.



What Makes December a Great Time to Visit Greece?

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Travel to Greece in December and January provides off-season discounts, light crowds, good air quality in Athens, and rich and moving Greek Christmas pageantry, followed by Greek New Year's celebrations and Epiphany.



Top 10 Reasons to Go to Greece

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Renting a Car in Greece

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Is renting a car in Greece right for you? Find out how to hire a car in Greece - and what to do once you're behind the wheel. Can you take a rental car on a Greek ferry?



New Year's Celebrations in Athens, Greece

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

New Year's Eve in Athens, Greece usually provides free concerts, big crowds, and, since it's Greece, lots and lots of fireworks. Will turbulent 2012 give the same big welcome to 2013?



Buy the Best Greek Tours and Cruises

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Discover what tours are right for you for your trip to Greece. Choose from Greek island cruises, full tour packages, coach tours, short trips, and more.



Mamma Mia! the Trip!

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Mamma Mia the Movie - want to visit the locations where Mamma Mia was shot in Greece? Here's how to plan a great Mamma Mia vacation in Greece



Greece's Border Islands

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Explore Greece's border islands and you may discover a whole new way to combine countries on your trip.



Christmas Goblins in Greece

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

These winter goblins are said to be active during the period between Christmas and Epiphany.



Everything You Need to Know about the Greek Flag

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

The Greek flag is one of the most recognizable of the world's flags. Learn the meanings behind the simple blue and white colors and design.



How Old Must You Be to Drink in Greece?

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Drinking in Greece - what is the legal drinking age in Greece? How old do you have to be to legally drink in Greece? Find out right here.



Best Month to Go to Greece

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Greece Year Round - Find the best time for your trip to Greece, month by month. Budget comparisons, travel tips, Greek weather, and more. Find out everything you need to know about Greek travel.



Greek Tipping

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Don't know what to tip taxi drivers, waiters, and toilet attendants in Greece? It's easy. Here's how to confidently handle tipping on your Greek trips and travels.



Greek Christmas Ornaments

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Make your Christmas a Greek Christmas with these fun ornaments and Christmas decorations available online.



cyclopes, cyclops, one-eyed monster,

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

The Cyclopes are the one-eyed monsters of Greek myth. Find out about the Cyclopes, their strengths, weaknesses, myth, battles, and stories.






Where to Find the Latest English-Language News...

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Check the major news headlines from Greece with English-language news sources and newspapers, including the Athens News Agency, Kathimerini, and more.



How Safe is Greece?

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

While there is hesitation for some travelers due to the Greek financial crisis and the effect of the new governing party, here's some help on assessing the pros and cons of traveling to Greece right now.



Where's Mamma Mia's Villa Donna in Greece?

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Where in Greece is the Villa Donna from the movie Mamma Mia? What locations in Greece did they use in the movie? Where was Villa Donna filmed? What island was Mamma Mia shot on? Where is Kalokairi? Where is Villa Donna located?



May's Special Holiday in Greece

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greece airport codes greek airports iata code...

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Looking for Greek airfares online? These IATA airport codes for Greece will help you get the rates for Athens, Greece instead of Athens, Georgia!



Is Kratos Really the Greek God of War?

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

The very popular video game God of War features Kratos in the title role. But is Kratos really the Greek god of war? Another Greek God may disagree.



Things You Should Know About Greece

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Tips for planning a successful trip to Greece. Including some little-known information to help you around.



Test Yourself on Greek Letters

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Learn to read Greek road signs for your travel in Greece and practice the Greek alphabet, starting with this sign at the Athens International Airport.



The Cities of Crete

2017-01-23T11:28:53Z

Greece's largest island has something none of the other Greek islands have - cities.