It's All Greek to Me

It's All Greek to Me

Discover the Greek in English!

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Though Cleopatra bore the ancient Egyptian title of pharaoh, the Ptolemaic dynasty she was a part of was Hellenistic (Greek), having been founded 300...

Plato

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Years after Dan Brown's fictional bestseller "The Da Vinci Code" excited the imaginations of readers worldwide, researchers have been discovering hidden codes in several...

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We may not be Irish Americans or Italian Americans in huge numbers, but Greek Americans are special and wonderful for so many reasons....

Hera's coin

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Three new words for you today: The word Humor comes from Himor (juicy or someone who is happy or excited; Gr: χυμόρ;), originated from the word Himos (Juice; Gr: χυμός;) in Euboean Dialect...

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Two words for you today that came from the Greek Poet Homer. The word amen comes from the latin "amen," the well known amen that...

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More than 200.000 words in all the Latin-based modern languages (English, Spanish, Italian, French etc.) originate from Greek, around 70.000 of them directly and...