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2015-03-02 08:24:39

TSX: ELD NYSE: EGO VANCOUVER, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Eldorado Gold ("Eldorado" or the "Company") hereby informs that on Friday February 27, 2015, its Greek subsidiary,

2015-03-02 04:27:38

Mare Nostrum partners will meet in Kavala, Greece to jointly develop alternative legal-institutional instruments for better implementation of integrated coastal zone management along the Mediterranean KAVALA,

2015-02-24 12:23:21

Crisis Grant Program Benefitted more than 470,000 People in Greece ATHENS, Greece, Feb.

2015-02-05 16:20:54

PIRAEUS, Greece, Feb. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) today announced that the Company's President, E.

2015-02-04 08:38:06

PORTLAND, Oregon, February 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Beam adds a report titled "Lighting Product Markets in the World to 2019 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts"

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2015-01-06 15:01:43

American scientists have taken another look at the site of Bronze Age Greek village to see if they can add detail to, or even challenge, what we previously assumed about an ancient civilization.

2014-12-18 20:22:51

PATRAS, Greece and SAN JOSE, California, December 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Think Silicon Ltd., today announced the appointment of Gideon Intrater and Stefanos Sidiropoulos

2014-11-25 12:20:40

Fraport-Copelouzos to Manage Concession for 40 Years - 14 Airports Including Thessaloniki, Chania (Crete), Kerkyra (Corfu), Kos, Rhodes and Others - Some 19 Million Passengers Annually FRANKFURT,


Latest Greece Reference Libraries

Skyros Pony
2014-05-24 11:18:18

The Skyros is a breed of pony found only on the island of Skyros and thought to be a descendent of horses brought to the island by Athenian settlers between 400 and 700 BC. Possibly, the pony was used by Alexander the Great and portrayed in the friezes of the Greek Parthenon. They mainly inhabit the southern mountain areas and some were caught by farmers for agricultural work. However, in the 1960s the population had dwindled and were no longer used for farm work. Wild donkeys also played...

Pindos Pony
2014-05-19 10:46:10

The Pindos pony, also known as the Thessalonian, is a breed of pony native to Thessaly and Epirus, Greece in the Pindus mountain range. Its ancestors are believed to be oriental breeds brought to Greece by Scythian settlers, possibly a direct descendant from an old Thessalonian breed that was developed by the Greeks. The Pindo’s head is somewhat coarse looking with small eyes. The length of the neck and back are reasonable with a narrow frame. The quarters are underdeveloped and the tail...

Aegean Cat
2013-06-11 15:27:32

The Aegean cat is a landrace breed of domestic cat, occurring naturally on the Cycladic Islands in Greece. Its development as an official breed began in the 1990’s, when breeders associated with the new Greek cat fancy began breeding it. Despite this, large organizations do not accept it as a legitimate breed. It is said to be quite popular in Greece and is a common choice for pest control in many areas there. The Aegean cat is a medium sized cat with a strong body and healthy features....

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2007-10-23 17:27:13

The Caucasian Squirrel or Persian Squirrel (Sciurus anomalus), is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found throughout Armenia,Azerbaijan, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Turkey. It is naturally found to thrive in temperate forests.

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2007-08-14 04:15:26

Whiskered Bats (Myotis mystacinus), and related species, are small European bats with long fur. M. alcathoe is the smallest among the European whiskered bats and uses the highest-frequency echolocation calls of all the European Myotis species. It prefers to hunt in small valleys with deciduous trees and flowing water. Initial records from Greece and Hungary indicate a distribution range in south-eastern Europe. The analysis of morphological, behavioral and especially genetic characters...

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Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.