The Olympic games originated in Greece. When they were held, wars stopped. Only men were allowed to take part in the Games.
Ancient Greeks liked the theatre and there were some famous playwrights like Aristophanes. Only men played in theatres wearing masks. Also there was a group of people playing the part of ordinary people called ‘choros’. The most popular ancient theatre was in Epidaurus.
Alexander The Great was a brave general and king, who conquered Asia. He made the Greek culture known to many places in Europe, Asia and Africa
Constantinople used to be the capital city of the Byzantine Empire. The orthodox church of Aghia Sophia: an outstanding monument
These are the heroes of the Greek Revolution of 1821 Mado Mavrogenous Lascarina BouboulinaTheodore Kolokotronis Rigas FereosAthanasios Diakos
The Greek Revolution of 1821. Skoufas, Xanthos and Tsakalof founded the ‘Society of Friends’. People fled to mountains and stole food from peasants. Finally with God’s help, after bloody fights, they gained their freedom ending the Turkish. occupation.
The Second World War had devastating consequences for Greek people but it also showed their bravery
This is the old Parliament, which is now used as a museum. And this is the new Parliament, where big political decisions are taken.
And this is the flag of Greece Created by: Olga Avlonitou, Emily Almeta, Alex Alexandris