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History of Greece

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Visit Greece. Discover its history. Learn about the people who lived there through stories, old newspaper articles, pictures, postcards and genealogy.

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The Christmas season in Greece spans twelve days, beginning on December 25th, Christmas, and ending on January 6th, Epiphany. One Greek Christmas tradition is the singing of kalandas or kalantas, Christmas carols. Children go door-to-door singing their songs and playing their instruments, which include triangles, drums, lyres, and guitars. If they sing well, they’re rewarded with change and small snacks like nuts, candy, pastries, dried fruit, and other sweets. worldholidaytraditions.com



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  • 1800 - Greece was part of the Ottoman Empire


  • 1895 - Greece
    Greece, a kingdom of Southern Europe, situated between lat. 36° 10' and 39° 50' N. and lon. 19° 30' and 26° 30' E. (including the islands), bounded...Read MORE...


  • 1900 - Population of Greece - 4,962,000




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  • 1800 - Greece was part of the Ottoman Empire
  • 1895 - Greece
    Greece, a kingdom of Southern Europe, situated between lat. 36° 10' and 39° 50' N. and lon. 19° 30' and 26° 30' E. (including the islands), bounded... Read MORE...

  • 1900 - Population of Greece - 4,962,000

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