Greece Its People and Culture (Focus on Europe)
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Greece Its People and Culture (Focus on Europe)

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Published by Natl Textbook Co .
Written in English


  • Sociology, Social Studies

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Open LibraryOL11553297M
ISBN 100844295353
ISBN 109780844295350

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  Overall, the culture shock that I experienced in Greece was positive for the most part. I was pleasantly surprised by the positive attitudes of the Greeks despite the current crisis. Every island and town that I visited is amazing in its own individual way and I am so glad that I got to visit many different parts of this wonderful country. Greek culture and identity reflect the shared history and common expectations of all members of the nation-state, but they also reflect an ethnic history and culture that predate the nation-state and extend to Greek people outside the country's borders. The Bible also makes many references to Greek culture and religion, especially in the book of Acts, which was written by the physician Luke. Consider a few examples: Describing events that occurred during the apostle Paul’s visit to Athens in 50 C.E., the Bible states that the city was “full of idols.”.   Of all the world's living cultures, Greece's is among the most ancient. It is among the most homogeneous nations, with 98 percent of its population sharing an ethnic identity, as well as a strong.

Greek Culture. Core Concepts. Greetings. Religion. Family. The family unit is the most important foundation of Greek society, providing emotional and economic support to the individual. Greek families have generally become smaller in size over the past few decades as the fertility rate has declined. Most people are taught never to talk back. Folk Cultures of Greece 1. Greek folk culture still exists throughout the country as the Greek's try to preserve their country's old and rich culture and history. 2. Art is a very important part of the Greek history as well. Some Greek literature is centuries old, but continues to be studied all around the world. So, almost everyone in Greece is an ethnic Greek, and the rest of the population are minorities, mainly from Albania, Armenia, Bulgaria, and F.Y.R.O.M. 5. There are more than islands. That’s a lot of islands, but only of them are populated. The other islands are uninhabited. 6. 40% of the total population of Greece reside in its.   Greece is widely considered to be the cradle of Western culture and democracy. Modern democracies owe a debt to Greek beliefs in government by the people, trial by jury, and equality under the law. The ancient Greeks pioneered in many fields that rely on systematic thought, including biology, geometry, history, philosophy, and physics.

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