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Search Engine Colossus - Greece Links to primary Greek language search engines and gateways.

REESWeb - Search Greece Do a "search keyword" for "Greece" in the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian and East European Studies website database. Strong in links throughout Eastern and Central Europe as well as with the NIS. 

Greek Spider "Your guide to Greece and Cyprus," with links to travel, the arts, education, news, etc..

Language Materials

Greek Writing System Basic introduction to Greekalphabet with collections of links to audio files and language related websites. BBC Languages across Europe - Greek Description of language with list of basic phrases with audio.

I Love - Greek An extensive collection of links to language and cultural websites.

Greek Language Overview A brief overview of the history of Greek, discussions of alphabet, grammar, etc.

Centre for Greek Language "The Centre for the Greek Language is a nonprofit organization founded in 1994 in Thessalonikie; it operates under the auspices of the Ministry of National Education and Religious affairs and the shared responsibility of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Culture." (In Greek, English, and Russian.)

Greek Through the Internet From Hellenic Electronic Center, online language materials and course, with lessons focusing on Grammar and Syntax, Greek Words by Categories, Simple Phrases, etc. 

Introduction to Modern Greek By J. David Eisenberg: An excellent online tutorial! Covers everything from alphabet to grammar. Also provides Greek keyboard to work interactive exercises.

Overview of Greek Syntax By Jeffrey A. Rydberg-Cox: Covers noun declension, verbs, etc. Very good site.

Morphological Analyses for Inflected Greek Words The Perseus Project, at Tufts University: morphological analysis using the morphological analyzer allows you to enter one or more Greek words in Latin transliteration at the prompt and returns the morphological analysis for each term. Search - Preset for Greek The Google search engine has been preset for you to search the Internet using the Greek language. Also ideal for target language lexical and contextual searches and other language-oriented uses. Requires Greek fonts. (Also included in Language Materials links below.)

Online Dictionaries - Hellenic Includes General Dictionaries, for example, Greek-Catalan Dictionary, Greek-English-Greek Online Dictionary, Greek-English Dictionary of Current Words and Phrases, Greek Pocket Electronic Dictionary, Modern Greek Language Books and Other Resources; and Specialty Dictionaries: English-Greek Computer Dictionary, English-Greek Networking Glossary, English-Greek Dictionary Of Insurance And Financial Terms, Greek-English-Greek Technical Dictionary, Greek-English-Greek Informatics Terminology Dictionary.

English-Greek-English Dictionary The Greek words are printed in both the Greek and the Roman alphabets. You may also perform your query in Ancient Greek by selecting the appropriate checkbox. Includes Spell-Check and language links.

Online Media and News - Greece Links to a variety of newspapers and magazines. More online newspapers and magazines.

HELLAS Homepage "The HELLAS Home Page started out in September of 1994 as a web counterpart of Hellas List discussion newsgroups. It may very well be the first Hellenic page on the Internet. Its original goal was to make more people on the Internet aware of the List's existence. Since then, the HELLAS Home Page has evolved rapidly and surpassed our original goals. Our current goal is to inform not only people of Greek descent but to help everyone with access to the World Wide Web to find useful information about Greece."

Voice of America - Greek Voice of America news broadcasting in target language.

BBC - Greek BBC news broadcasts in Greek.

Yahoo! News - Greece Latest news in English from a variety of news sources.

SCOLA - Global Foreign Language Portal SCOLA ia a leader in foreign language television news broadcasts. Schedule of broadcasts, insta-classes in some languages, and other useful information.

History and Culture

History of Modern Greece Excellent encyclopedia article with addition links to histories of Ancient, Hellenistic, Roman and Ottoman Greece. Additional links at bottom of page provide other Greek history/culture links.

Ancient Greece From Art and Architecture to History, Mythology, Peoples and Wars.

Hellenic Culture World Wide Web Server of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture. The information of this server is also available in the Greek language

Government and Politics

Governments on the WWW - Greece Includes links to National Institutions and Government sites including President and most Ministries; Embassies in foreign countries, Political Parties, etc.

Political Resources on the Net - Greece Listings of political sites available on the Internet sorted by country, with links to Parties, Organizations, Governments, Media and more from all around the world.

Country Studies

Greece - A Country Study Exceptionally detailed presentation from the Library of Congress. Includes sections on: Geography, Society, Economy, Government and Politics, Very Detailed History and Historical Development, Contemporary Trends, etc.

BBC News Country Profiles - Greece Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries; also biographic sketches of leaders, essay on media, and historic timelines. They also include audio and video clips from the BBC archives.

Country Analyses

U.S. Department of State Background Notes - Greece Background Notes are updated/revised as they are received from regional bureaus and are added to the database of the Department of State web site. Categories include: Geography, People, History, Government, Political Conditions, Economy, Defense, Foreign Relations, U.S. Relations, and Travel/Business.

International Monetary Fund - Greece Latest developments in Peace and Security, Economic Development, Humanitarian Aid/Refugees, Environment/Shelter, Human Rights, Women/Children/Population, Health/Poverty/Food Security, Culture/Education.

The World Trade Organization "The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world’s trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business." Includes detailed information on 

Members and Observers - Greece (Member)

Energy Information Administration Country Analysis Briefs - Greece "The Energy Information Administration (EIA), created by Congress in 1977, the a statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Energy. We provide policy-independent data, forecasts, and analysis to promote sound policy making efficient markets and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and environment."

Amnesty International - Greece Amnesty International is a champion defender of human rights worldwide. Familiarity with a given country's human rights issues can provide a unique insight into many other aspects of its culture and politics.

Human Rights Watch - Greece Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world. 

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) - SFOR Greece The NATO homepage is an excellent resource for information on member and affiliate nations and their policies and activities in the world at large..

Travel Guides

Lonely Planet Destinations - Greece The people at the offbeat Lonely Planet website are not your typical travel guides -- they're very bright and know what they're talking about. Their goal is not to "sell the country" to travelers. Instead, they tell it how it is. Typical headings include: "Warnings" (in case travel is not recommended - the "why's"); Facts for the Traveler, When to Go, Events, Money and Costs, Attractions, Off the Beaten Track, Activities, History, Culture, Environment, Getting There and Away, Getting Around, and Further Reading and Related Weblinks.

Yahoo Travel Guide - Greece Includes links to history, basics, transportation, dining, shopping and climate.

Professional Organizations and Library Consortia

Centre for the Greek Language The Centre for the Greek Language is a nonprofit organization founded in 1994 in Thessalonikie; it operates under the auspices of the Ministry of National Education and Religious affairs and the shared responsibility of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Culture." (In Greek, English, and Russian.)

British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies BASEES, according to its constitution, exists to "advance education for the public benefit in the United Kingdom in the humanities and the social sciences as they relate to the former Soviet Union and the countries of Eastern Europe".

International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) IREX is the premier US nonprofit organization specializing in higher education, independent media, Internet development, and civil society programs in the United States, Europe, Eurasia, the Near East, and Asia.

Universities and Centers of Study - Greece Description of Greek education system, K-12 and universities.