Greece - the Isles of Greece & CreteStreaming Video - 2005
Greece is the cradle of Western civilization, the birthplace of democracy. Here we find the origins of drama, history, and philosophy. The Greeks were the first to build permanent stone theatres. The first Olympic Games were held in 776 BC at Olympic. The first athletes carried shields and wore helmets, but no clothes. Greece's landscapes, impressive architecture, and find monuments attract large numbers of visitors, especially during the summer months. They enjoy beautiful landscapes, Mediterranean climate, amazing architecture, and warmth and hospitality from the Greek people. Athens, the capital of Greece, is the city with great appeal and charm. It's one of the safest and most affordable cities in the world as well as one of the most beautiful and hospitable. You will also enjoy a variety of foods in Greece. The ancient Greek was famous for their culinary skills, and the whole tradition of food as a pleasure shared with friends continues today. The official language is Greek. They also speak English and French.
Publisher: [United States] : Education 2000 Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2005
Branch Call Number: EVIDEO HOOPLA
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 62 min.)) : sound, color
Alternative Title: hoopla (Digital media service)
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