Greek may refer to anything related to:
  • Greece
    Greece , officially the Hellenic Republic , and historically Hellas or the Republic of Greece in English, is a country in southeastern Europe....

    , a country in south-eastern Europe
  • Greeks
    The Greeks, also known as the Hellenes , are a nation and ethnic group native to Greece, Cyprus and neighboring regions. They also form a significant diaspora, with Greek communities established around the world....

    , an ethnic group
  • Greek language
    Greek language
    Greek is an independent branch of the Indo-European family of languages. Native to the southern Balkans, it has the longest documented history of any Indo-European language, spanning 34 centuries of written records. Its writing system has been the Greek alphabet for the majority of its history;...

    , or more specifically:
    • Mycenaean Greek, (16th to 11th centuries BC)
    • Ancient Greek
      Ancient Greek
      Ancient Greek is the stage of the Greek language in the periods spanning the times c. 9th–6th centuries BC, , c. 5th–4th centuries BC , and the c. 3rd century BC – 6th century AD of ancient Greece and the ancient world; being predated in the 2nd millennium BC by Mycenaean Greek...

      , (c. 1000–330 BC)
    • Koine Greek
      Koine Greek
      Koine Greek is the universal dialect of the Greek language spoken throughout post-Classical antiquity , developing from the Attic dialect, with admixture of elements especially from Ionic....

       or Alexandrian, Hellenistic, Common, New Testament Greek, (c. 330 BC–330 AD)
    • Medieval Greek
      Medieval Greek
      Medieval Greek, also known as Byzantine Greek, is the stage of the Greek language between the beginning of the Middle Ages around 600 and the Ottoman conquest of the city of Constantinople in 1453. The latter date marked the end of the Middle Ages in Southeast Europe...

       or Byzantine Greek, (330–1453 AD)
    • Modern Greek
      Modern Greek
      Modern Greek refers to the varieties of the Greek language spoken in the modern era. The beginning of the "modern" period of the language is often symbolically assigned to the fall of the Byzantine Empire in 1453, even though that date marks no clear linguistic boundary and many characteristic...

      , (from 1453 AD)
  • Greek alphabet
    Greek alphabet
    The Greek alphabet is the script that has been used to write the Greek language since at least 730 BC . The alphabet in its classical and modern form consists of 24 letters ordered in sequence from alpha to omega...


Greek may also refer to:
  • Greeks (finance)
    Greeks (finance)
    In mathematical finance, the Greeks are the quantities representing the sensitivities of the price of derivatives such as options to a change in underlying parameters on which the value of an instrument or portfolio of financial instruments is dependent. The name is used because the most common of...

    , the Greeks are the quantities representing the sensitivities of derivatives (the most common of these sensitivities are often denoted by Greek letters)
  • Fraternities and sororities
    Fraternities and sororities
    Fraternities and sororities are fraternal social organizations for undergraduate students. In Latin, the term refers mainly to such organizations at colleges and universities in the United States, although it is also applied to analogous European groups also known as corporations...

    , often called the "Greek System," at American colleges and universities because many of them are named after Greek letters
  • Greek Theatre (Los Angeles)
    Greek Theatre (Los Angeles)
    The Greek Theatre is a 5,700-seat amphitheater, located at Griffith Park, in Los Angeles, California. It was built in 1929, opening on September 29 of that year...

  • Greek (TV series)
    Greek (TV series)
    Greek is an American comedy-drama television series, which follows students of the fictional Cyprus-Rhodes University , located in Ohio, who participate in the school's Greek system...

    , an ABC Family show
  • Greeking
    Greeking is a style of displaying or rendering text or symbols, not always from the Greek alphabet. Greeking obscures portions of a work for the purpose of either emphasizing form over details or displaying placeholders for unavailable content...

    : inserting dummy text in a computer display or typographic layout
  • Greek love
    Greek love
    In the history of sexuality, Greek love is a concept of homoeroticism within the classical tradition. It is one of the "classically inspired erotic imaginings" by means of which later cultures have articulated their own discourse about homosexuality...

    , a term referring variously to male bonding, homosexuality, pederasty and anal sex
  • Greek (play)
    Greek (play)
    Greek is a play by Steven Berkoff.It was first performed at the Half Moon Theatre in London on 11 February 1980, in a production directed by the author. The cast was:*Eddy & Fortune-teller: Barry Philips*Dad & Manager of cafe: Matthew Scurfield...

    , by Steven Berkoff
  • Greek (opera)
    Greek (opera)
    Greek is an opera in two acts composed by Mark-Anthony Turnage to a libretto adapted by Turnage and Jonathan Moore from Steven Berkoff's 1980 verse play Greek. The play and the opera are a re-telling of Sophocles's Greek tragedy Oedipus the King with the setting changed to the East End of London in...

     (1988), by Mark-Antony Turnage, after Steven Berkoff's play
  • The Greeks (1980), a cycle of ten plays adapted by John Barton
    John Barton (director)
    John Bernard Adie Barton CBE is a theatrical director. He is the son of Sir Harold Montagu and Lady Joyce Barton. He married Anne Righter, a university lecturer, in 1968....

     and Kenneth Cavander from the works of Homer, Euripides, Aeschylus and Sophocles, on the Oresteia legend.

See also

  • Names of the Greeks
    Names of the Greeks
    The Greeks have been called by several names, both by themselves and by other people. The most common native ethnonym is Hellenes ; the name Greeks was used by the Romans and then in all European languages....

  • Name of Greece
    Name of Greece
    The name of Greece differs in Greece in comparison with the names used for the country in other languages and cultures, just like the names of the Greeks...

  • Hellenic (disambiguation)
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