Ancient Greek civilization is stretching back of many thousands of years, evidence
of a stone plaque with Greek letters in northern Greece ageing
11.000 years old before the existence of the Phoenicians, reversing the
theory that Phoenicians created the alphabet. The word
the first two letters Alpha Beta (Άλφα Βήτα) a replacement of the Greek
Α, Β, Γ, Δ, Ε, Ζ, Η, Θ, Ι, Κ, Λ, Μ, Ν, Ξ, Ο, Π, Ρ, Σ, Τ, Υ, Φ, Χ, Ψ, Ω.
(click here for decoding the Greek alphabet)
According to Plato and Aristotle each letter symbol have
meanings of «sounds,
visuals, human behavior, and weather conditions», and every
letter symbol has an abbreviated meaning.
Every European country is
using today at least 5.000 ancient Homeric Greek words used as seedlings
to create other words, the English are using 8.000 words, plus other
European and non European countries.
"Κύσον με και την χείρα δός την δεξιάν" - Κύσον με : kiss me in English,
- kusen : in German.
: Dollar basket used for exchanging and measure products
'Θησαυρός' : Thesaurus = treasure
'Kαι με το δεξί "σπένδει" ( χύνει )'
: to spend or spending
Greek was the international language before the Renaissance.
The New Testament,
and all the scripts and gospels of
Christianity where written in Greek.
It was customary for European monarchs to speak Greek.
Guenta Suetonio narrates that when conspirator Brutus gave the knife to
Caesar, Caesar shouted in Greek "και σύ τέκνον Βρούτε;
and you my friend Brutus?" This proves that a nearly dead man will only cry in
his own language, which means that the Romans where extensively using the
The Etruscan (800 - 200 BC) alphabet is Greek in origin, adapted to
suit sounds peculiar to the Etruscan language. But the origins of the
language itself are unknown.
When migration occurred from various parts of Greece (mainly from Arcadia) to
Italy, they brought the Greek alphabet and language to the new land, in
time their language evolved into Latin.
The Latin alphabet, was part of the Greek alphabet. The Greeks used the
symbol F, something like between the F and the V, Fοίνος-
Vino (Ital.+Span.), Vin (Fr.), Wein (Ger.), Wine (Eng.) Later the Greeks
stopped using some of the letters, (W, V, U, C, L, G, R, Q, F.) because in
time pronunciation of many words changed. The letter C
was used until the Byzantine era.
On three accounts Greece was the most powerful country in the world
Ancient (3000 - 1100 BC), Alexandrian (350 - 100 BC), and Byzantium (330 AD - 1453).
A fourth time would have been a disaster for our friends of Europe, this
is why they tried so hard to destroy Greece, by not giving a hand of help
Byzantium the other half of the Roman Empire was bleeding from the
barbaric attacks of the east.
Renaissance The gift of the Greeks
When the Byzantine Empire (AD 330 - 1453) began to collapse before the Turks in mid
14th century, the wealthy cities of Italy offered a welcome to Greek
scholars fleeing from Turkish rule. The Greeks brought with them an
enthusiasm for the classical world, and a tradition of learning that
stretched back a thousand years. They added discipline to classical
studies by setting up academies in Italy on the lines of Plato's original
Academy in Athens. The men of the Renaissance soon began to regard those
who separated them from their great past as `barbarians', and the years
since the fall of Rome in 476 as the `Dark Ages'. Later the
introduction of printing vastly multiplied the number of minds that could
be reached by the wisdom of the scholars.
Though the Renaissance began as a return to Europe's roots in the
classical past, it soon took on aspects that were entirely modern.
Franciscan friars began to dwell on the human
side of the Christian story rather than on the dogmatic belief required of
the faithful, and they preached in the language of the market place. The
freshness in the wall paintings of Μasaccio (1401-28), with their strong
realism and contrasts of light and shadow, owed little to ancient models.
Artists such as Benozzo Gozzoli (1420-97) and Fra Lipo Lippi introduced
the contemporary world into their paintings; they depicted the houses and
gardens of Florence and the lovely valley of the Arno, peopled by the
richly clad families of their patrons, the Media or the Tornabuoni.
to became a powerful religion had to be judged by the Greeks?"
(John 20) Now among those who went up to worship at the feast were some
(21) So these came to Philip, who was from Beth-sa'ida in Galilee, and
said to him, "Sir, we wish to see Jesus.
(22) Philip went and told Andrew; Andrew went with Philip and they told
(23) And Jesus answered them, "The hour has come for the Son of man to
«Ήσαν δέ τινες Έλληνες έκ τών
Ο δέ Ιησούς απεκρίνατο αυτοίς λέγων·
ΕΛΗΛΥΘΕΝ Η ΩΡΑ ΙΝΑ ΔΟΞΑΣΘΕΙ Ο ΥΙΟΣ ΤΟΥ ΑΝΘΡΩΠΟΥ.ΜΟΝΗ ΓΑΡ Η ΕΛΛΑΣ ΑΨΕΥΔΩΣ
ΑΝΘΡΩΠΟΓΟΝΕΙ, ΦΥΤΟΝ ΟΥΡΑΝΙΟΝ ΚΑΙ ΒΛΑΣΤΗΜΑ ΘΕΙΟΝ
AΚΡΙΒΩΜΕΝΟΝ, ΛΟΓΙΣΜΟΝ ΑΠΟΤΙΚΤΟΥΣΑ