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2014-09-03 23:12:48

Previously served as Military Advisor of the Greek Delegation’s NATO headquarters, Commander Parisis Kanoutos, GRC (N) has joined the list of high profile speakers to be present during QMARSEC

2014-08-13 16:21:14

PIRAEUS, Greece, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc.

2014-08-06 20:20:29

Antcor acquisition strengthens u-blox' technology for robust short-range connectivity THALWIL, Switzerland and ATHENS, Greece, Aug.

2014-08-06 12:25:12

World Travel Awards has just unveiled the winners of its 2014 survey of the finest luxury hotels and spas on 6 continents and names the Iconic Santorini as Greece's Leading Boutique Hotel.

2014-07-31 16:21:31

PIRAEUS, Greece, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc.

2014-07-30 23:16:24

VisitandCare.com today announced that several high profile European fertility centers have been added to the company’s exclusive network to help couples struggling with infertility.

2014-07-02 04:20:13

Differences in coastline demarcation rules between EU countries have immense implications on the implementation of the Barcelona Protocol on ICZM ATHENS, Greece, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2014-06-12 23:01:01

Ticket Down has rolled back pricing on all 2014 World Cup tickets at all participating venues in Brazil.

2014-06-09 08:26:12

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Professor Jacob Soll, author of "The Reckoning: Financial Accountability and the Rise and Fall of Nations", urges the Greek government


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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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.