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POLITICS, ECONOMY AND BUSINESS IN GREECE POLITICAL STRUCTURE Greece is fundamentally a Parliamentary state with President as the Head of state. The president is elected by the parliament for a period of 5 years. Powers of President mostly include ceremonious duties like declaration on war, signing peace treaties etc. The members of parliament are elected through general elections held every four years or earlier if the previous parliament is dissolved. Prime Minister (PM), head of government...

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Geography of Greece

Geography of Greece Name: Brandon Clarke Teacher: Ms.Harry Class/Period:10M/Period 1 Due Date:11/13/12 Outline I. Have you ever seen an country that’s is so interesting that you actually studied it? Well, this is the study of the country’s geography. Many different characteristics interacts with the geography of this country. For example, one characteristics can be the country’s natural features and resources. II. Physical Geography a.Greece is located in Southeastern Europe...

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Roman Greece

Roman Greece is the period of Greek history (of Greece proper; as opposed to the other centers of Hellenism in the Roman world) following the Roman victory over the Corinthians at the Battle of Corinth in 146 BC until the reestablishment of the city of Byzantium and the naming of the city by the Emperor Constantine as the capital of the Roman Empire (as Nova Roma, laterConstantinople) in 330 AD. The Greek peninsula came under Roman rule in 146 BC, Macedonia being a Roman province, while southern...

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Santorini, Greece

Santorini, Greece Santorini is located in the Aegean Sea and is Greece's largest volcanic Cyclades Island. Essentially the remnants of a massive volcanic eruption and outbreak of earthquakes, Santorini is the world's only inhabited caldera. Since then, now crescent shaped, Santorini has been a major contender in the tourism industry by drawing hundreds of new travelers to visit each year. Voted "Best Island" for 2011 by Travel and Leisure Magazine, Santorini is best known for its pristine...

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Greece is Sinking: Will They Drown the EU?

Bailouts c. The Flaws of the European Union i. The euro ii. Policy constraints iii. Integration 3. Conclusion a. My viewpoint i. The cracks must be fixed Greece is Sinking: Will They Drown the EU? Introduction Over the past few years, it seems that one cannot turn on the news without seeing something about Greece and its collapsing economy. It may have a high standard of living, but it has never had a top-tier economy and this was brought to the attention of the entire world in...

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Current Issues in Greece

Kevin Rooney Professor McCarthy Comparative Politics October 7, 2012 Current Issues in Greece Greece is a country with a very rich history of tradition, from the gods of ancient Greece, to the beautiful landscape in the Mediterranean, all the way to the development of Democracy. The Greek political system is similar to the United States but also different in many ways. The government type is a parliamentary representative democratic republic. The prime minister is the head of...

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History of Media in Greece

The country of Greece has, historically, been one of the most advanced and influential civilizations for humanity. Its scholars, astronomers, philosophers, architects, and artists have transformed the world and are still prevalent and admired today. From the Ancient Greek empires, to its ahead-of-its-time military force, to its artwork and architecture, Greece has paved the way for many of the things we see around us. While most of the time the media’s representation of a country or culture is historically...

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Homosexuality in Ancient Greece and Rome

Homosexuality in ancient Greece and Rome Americans endlessly recycle the old conflicts: "first we fought about slavery, then segregation, then gender, and now sexual orientation"-(Anon). Homosexuality is an on-going conflict in America, as well as other countries. The history of homosexuality goes back to the ancient civilizations. As we have different ideas and ways of "dealing" with it, so did the ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome. Ancient Greece is considered as being...

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Greece in the Imagination of Western Authors

Greece in the Imagination of Western Authors The Island Fantasy The male fantasy of being deserted on an island inhabited predominantly by women, old men and children is explored thoroughly in both Mediterraneo and Captain Corelli’s Mandolin. The gendered roles assigned to the invading soldiers as the strong male occupiers of a surprisingly feminized portrayal of the subjugated island are the crux of both the narratives. In both Mediterraneo and Corelli’s Mandolin the respective Greek Islands...

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Ancient Greece and the Reformation

Response Paper 1: Topic 1 Ancient Greece began when they started to emerge from the Dark Ages. The Reformation era of Europe began when Martin Luther published the 95 Thesis in the 16th century. From the early Greeks to the Reformation era of Europe, the difference of distance and millennia conveyed a significant distinction in the practice of religion. Indicative are how religion, politics, and society were entwined and how that led to conflicts; next, the physical practice of ceremonies; and...

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