Greek

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Greek may refer to anything of, from, or related to Greece, a country in Southern Europe.

  • Greeks, an ethnic group
  • Greek language, a branch of the Indo-European language family
    • Mycenaean Greek language, most ancient form of the language (16th to 11th centuries BC)
    • Ancient Greek, forms of the language used c. 1000–330 BC
    • Koine Greek, common form of Greek spoken and written during Classical antiquity
    • Medieval Greek or Byzantine Greek, language used between the Middle Ages and the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople
    • Modern Greek, varieties spoken in the modern era (from 1453 AD)
  • Greek alphabet, script used to write the Greek language
  • Greek Orthodox Church, several Churches within the larger communion of Eastern Orthodox Christianity
  • Ancient Greece, the classical civilization centered in Greece

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Greek may also refer to:

  • Greek (play), 1980 play by Steven Berkoff
  • Greek (opera), 1988 opera by Mark-Antony Turnage, based on Steven Berkoff's play
  • Greek (TV series), an ABC Family show
  • Greeks (finance), quantities representing the sensitivity of the price of derivatives
  • Greeking, style of displaying or rendering text or symbols in a computer display or typographic layout
  • Greek system or fraternities and sororities, social organizations for undergraduate students at North American colleges
  • Greek Theatre (Los Angeles), a theatre located at Griffith Park in Los Angeles, California
  • Greek love, a term referring variously to male bonding, homosexuality, pederasty and anal sex
  • The Greeks 1951 non-fiction book on classical Greece by HDF Kitto
  • The Greeks, a 1980 cycle of ten plays adapted by John Barton and Kenneth Cavander from the works of Homer, Euripides, Aeschylus and Sophocles
  • Greek Cyprus, an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea

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