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Neil Asher Silberman, John K. Papadopoulos, Ian Morris, H. A. Shapiro, Mark D. Stansbury-O'Donnell, Frank Holt and Timothy E. Gregory.

in The Oxford Companion to Archaeology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 9960 words.

Overview Dark Age Greece The Rise of Greek City-states The Greek Archaic Period Classical Greece The Hellenistic Age Byzantine Greece

Greece

in The Oxford Companion To Archaeology

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 11848 words.

Introduction Overview Dark Age Greece The Rise of Greek City-States The Greek Archaic Period Classical Greece The Hellenistic Age Byzantine

Greek

Shane Hawkins and Shane Hawkins.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 3712 words.

[This entry includes two subentries, on the Greek language and on the pronunciation of ancient Greek.]

Greek

Peter Beal.

in A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

January 2008; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (History of the Book). 123 words.

Outside Greece, Greek was much less known in Europe in medieval times than was Latin, and was largely limited to

Greeks

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 99 words.

Although primarily referring to inhabitants of Greece, there was a wider usage; persons who had a knowledge of Greek culture

Greeks

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 99 words.

Although primarily referring to inhabitants of Greece, there was a wider usage; persons who had a knowledge of Greek culture

Greece

Anna Tabaki.

in Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 2390 words.

The Greek Enlightenment may be considered a tributary of the European Enlightenment. The Greek term Diaphotismos, or Enlightenment, was

Greece

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 237 words.

The isles of Greece, the isles of Greece!Where burning Sappho loved and sung,Where grew the arts of war

Greece

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 237 words.

The isles of Greece, the isles of Greece!Where burning Sappho loved and sung,Where grew the arts of war

Greece

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 237 words.

The isles of Greece, the isles of Greece!Where burning Sappho loved and sung,Where grew the arts of war

Greek

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 80 words.

native of Greece OE.; language of Greece XIV; cheat, sharper XVI; adj. XIV. OE. Grēcas (pl.; and so

Greek

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 221 words.

The basis of the Greek of both the Septuagint and the NT is the Hellenistic Greek (known as the κοινή

Greece

Libby Smigel, Alkis Raftis, Alkis Raftis, Ted Petrides and Alkis Raftis.

in The International Encyclopedia of Dance

January 1998; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 12087 words.

[To survey the dance traditions in ancient and modern Greece, this entry comprises five articles: Dance in Ancient Greece

Greece

John Coates.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian Military History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 2943 words.

The Greek campaign, in which forces from the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand supported the Greeks, was an almost

Greece

in The Oxford Companion to World War II

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Second World War. 4723 words.

For the fighting on the Greek mainland, see Balkan campaign.

1. Introduction

Greece, an independent kingdom with a population

Greece

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

[To survey the dance traditions in ancient and modern Greece, this entry comprises five articles:Dance in Ancient GreeceDance in the Roman and Byzantine PeriodsDance in Modern GreeceRitual...

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Greece

Peter Stalker.

in A Guide to Countries of the World

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Geography. 1081 words.

Greece has seen considerable benefits from EU membership but has now fallen deep into debt

Most of Greece is mountainous.

Greek

Brian D. Joseph and B. Grimes.

in International Encyclopedia of Linguistics

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 5044 words.

The Greek language is the only certain representative of the branch of I[ndo-]E[uropean] also commonly known as Greek (or Hellenic);

Greek

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 124 words.

it's all Greek to me I can't understand it at all. informal Greek meaning ‘unintelligible language or gibberish’ is recorded

Greece

Gerasimos Augustinos.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 1895 words.

Greece as an ideal existed in the minds of western Europeans for centuries. But the Greek nation-state was created by