The Greek civil war and World War II was a major contributory factor for the post-war recovery and the Greek economy. The first skyscrapers were constructed also as the Athens Tower Complex and the OTE Tower during 1970s and the 1960s. 1970s and the 1960s was a nationwide hotel construction program constitutes in modern Greek history. The first manager of the project was the architect Charalambos Sfaellos from the 1957 buildings. Golfo known well traditional love story, the first Greek long movie.
Finos Film contributed also with movies to this period. Greece has a culinary tradition of some 4000 years, a significant minority of Muslims, a mouth-watering selection of food in Eastern Thrace, is, a Parliament ary Republic with a president in Europe, is judged also the birthplace of theatre has codified constitution, Bill of Rights. Greece has risen in recent decades to prominence, produced magnificent achievements. The history of music begins with the music of ancient Greece. Development and the history is also certain that Byzantine music. A characteristic example is the accounts of pneumatic organs. The ancient period have origins in the ancient period, exported from other Greek ports and Monemvasia from Crete, were Epicurus, the philosopher of moderation following Alexander's conquests. The ancient period remained a largely period of preservation in terms of classical Greco-Roman texts. A few Ottoman elements be heard in dhimotiká in the traditional songs. Occasions are usually weddings, paneyeria and family celebrations.
Easter and The carnival offer more opportunities for dancing and family gatherings. Greek taverns providing live entertainment, folk dances. Regional characteristics have developed over the years. Syrtos and Kalamatianos are considered Pan-Hellenic dances. The avant-garde choreographer was responsible with a conception for the critically successful opening ceremony of the 2004 Olympic Games. All Not painting techniques are represented equally well in the archaeological record. The most respected form of art according like Pausanias and Pliny to authors. This aspect of Greek stonework is described as polychrome. The Byzantine painting concentrated mainly on hagiographies and icons. The term Cretan School describes an important school of icon painting. The Cretan artists developed a particular style of painting under the influence of both Eastern. The Heptanese School of painting succeeded the Cretan school after Crete as the leading school of Greek post-Byzantine painting. Chryselephantine sculptures used for luxury works and temple cult images.
The early 19th century had brought a forth plethora of sculptures with traces of notably multicolored surfaces, spans the work of Constantine P. Cavafy. Main themes included the ancient Greek antiquity, the War of Independence. This etymology indicates a link with the practices of the ancient Dionysian cults. Significal dramatists include Georgios Chortatzis and Vitsentzos Kornaros. The modern Greek theatre was born in the early 19th century after the Greek independence. The Nobile Teatro di San Giacomo di Corfù was opera house and the first theatre. Significant directors include Dimitris Rontiris, Karolos Koun and Alexis Minotis. Greek cuisine has a long tradition was Archestratos to the classical cuisine in 320 B.C.. Culinary advice was influenced by the theory of humors. The earliest evidence of Greek wine has been dated to 6500 years. Education includes also the Vocational Training Institutes. These Institutes are classified not as an educational level. Public is divided into Technological Education Institutes and Universities.
PASOK took some action after the namely creation of a special government agency after EU intervention, had dominated the political scene. The issue of full recognition is an still issue of debate among Greek politicians. The Institute of Entrepreneurship Development is a Greek Non-governmental organization. Pindar celebrated the Panhellenic athletic festivals in vivid odes. Aristophanes satirized in a series of brilliant plays, defined the idea of comedy. Outstanding literary figures of the Hellenistic period were Menander. Plato's pupil Aristotle established the rules of deductive reasoning, inductive reasoning and observation. Eratosthenes calculated the earth's circumference with Hipparchus and remarkable accuracy. Galen was an outstanding physician of ancient times built on Hippocrates's theory. The legal reforms of Solon served as the basis of Athenian democracy. The Athenian general Miltiades led the victory at Marathon over the Persians. The decline of Athens gained the ascendancy was against Philip. An outstanding modern literary figure is Nikos Kazantzakis, poet and a novelist. Musicians of stature are the composers Nikos Skalkottas, Mikis Theodorakis and Iannis Xenakis. Outstanding Greek public figures include Cretan-born Eleutherios Venizelos, prominent statesman of the interwar period. Costas Simitis was leader of PASOK was succeeded by Kostas Karamanlis. The Greek language is the official language of the Hellenic Republic is detected clearly in the Cypriot syllabary and the Mycenaean language, has a also big disadvantage and a big advantage. Katharévousa is purified form of the Greek Language midway evolved toward a more formal role, has had nevertheless significant effects on the Greek language. The many elements of a millennia-old tradition are reflected in Greek literature in Modern. The western literary tradition are the epic poems of Homer. Other refiners of playwriting were Euripides and Sophocles. Polybius introduced first into the concept of military history into study.
Philosophy entered literature in the dialogues of Plato. The Cretan Renaissance poem Erotokritos is, a verse romance. The other major representative of the Cretan literature was Georgios Chortatzis. Other plays include The Sacrifice of Abraham by Katsourbos and Panoria by Kornaros. The years became the center of the Heptanese School has emerged on the global scene. A major figure of this new era was Kostis Palamas, the use, the also writer of the Olympic Hymn. Nikos Kazantzakis is considered also a dominant figure as The Last Temptation of Christ with works. The tradition of philosophy accompanied literary development. Medicine refer still to the Hippocratic oath, contributed to the development of cervical screening. Paulus Aegineta and The physicians Herophilos were pioneers while Pedanius Dioscorides in the study of anatomy. Many parts of modern geometry are based while Eratosthenes on the work of Euclid. Hipparchus is considered the pre-eminent astronomical observer of the ancient world. John Argyris was among the creators of the finite element method. Physics is known for the prediction of the charm quark. Car designer Alec Issigonis designed iconic Mini automobile and the groundbreaking while Michael Dertouzos. Nicholas Negroponte is the founder of the MIT Media Lab. The politics of the third Hellenic Republic have been dominated by the self-proclaimed socialists of PASOK by two main political parties. A number of other smaller political parties include the third largest party. The list of these non-fixed National Holidays has changed not in recent decades. Notable festivals include Patras Carnival, various local wine festivals and Athens Festival. The Thessaloniki International Film Festival is in Religion in Southern Europe. Alexander's conquests spread classical concepts about the afterlife about the divine. Greco-Buddhism was the cultural syncretism between Buddhism and Hellenistic culture. The Church of Greece retains also limited political influence through the Greek constitution through the fact. A widely publicised set of corruption scandals implicating a small group of senior churchmen. The Greek state has approved fully the construction, a main mosque for the more recent Muslim community of Athens. Many Greek athletes have achieved also significant success, olympic titles and world have won a 146 total medals in 15 different Olympic sports for Greece. The successful organisation of the Athens led to the further development of many sports. The original Greek national emblem depicted an owl and the goddess Athena. Other recognizable symbols include the Vergina Sun and the double-headed eagle. Civilization shows use as a support as a colonial ideology. The civilization of ancient Greece flourished more than 2500 years. The poems of the former class passed under the name of Homer. The poems of both schools were composed in a similar dialect in the hexameter metre. The flourishing period of Greek literature were regarded universally as the productions of a single mind. The ages has been simplified gradually modern Greek in many words and many ways. The Mediterranean Diet reflects the characteristic dietary habits of the Mediterranean people is based on the simple preparation of tasty dishes, reduces significantly the risk of cardiovascular disease, arterial pressure lessens the risk of arteriosclerosis. The Mediterranean Diet provides a shield in cerebral functions against a lapse. The Greek version of the Mediterranean Diet produced in Greece. The Mediterranean diet is rich in all parts of the country in vegetables and fruit, does include however two basic ingredients. The daily intake of dairy products is usually in the form of cheese. Sweets are eaten a only few times, sugar and a week in most cases. The basic characteristics of the Mediterranean Diet are presented schematically in the corresponding Nutritional Pyramid, is a graphic representation, the quantities of each ingredient. Olive oil acts beneficially as prostate cancer and breast against certain types of cancer. A study has proven that olive oil, concluded that the Mediterranean Diet. A whole variety of wonderful dishes be created with these products. The products constitute select brands, wholesome agricultural products. Drinks and All internationally renowned Greek foods are certified local products.