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A Greek Scientist Invented the Pap Smear | Papanicolaou Test.

The Papanicolaou test, widely known as the pap smear, is a test that saves millions of lives and one that all women have to help...
Greece 101 – USA 95

Greek National Basketball Team Were the Last to Defeat the US “Dream Team”.

The US Basketball team suffered multiple losses at the 2002 FIBA World Championships and the 2004 Olympics where they finished sixth and third, respectively,...

Greek Is the Oldest Written Language Still in Existence.

Even though the Chinese could easily challenge this honor, according to the archaeological finds we have at this point, Greek is considered the oldest...
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The Country with the Largest Maritime Fleet in the World, Statistically Speaking.

With more than 3,100 merchant ships in service, Greece has the second-largest fleet in the world behind Japan and the largest statistically by far....
greece dances

There are More Than 4,000 Traditional Dances in Greece.

Zorba the Greek, a film starring Anthony Quinn, made it known to the world how much the Greek people love to dance and break plates....
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Greece Has the Lowest Suicide Rate in the European Union.

Even though suicide rates have risen dramatically (for Greek standards, that is) in the past five years in the country due to the economic...
Cleopatra

Cleopatra, the last Pharaoh of Egypt, was actually Greek, not Egyptian.

Cleopatra VII Philopator, known to history simply as Cleopatra, was the last active ruler of Ptolemaic Egypt, briefly survived as pharaoh by her son...

The Most Sexually Active Nation in the World is Greece.

According to multiple official surveys conducted by Durex, the Greeks have won the title of the most sexually active nation for the past decade....

A Greek Movie Included the First Nude Scene in European Cinema History.

Greeks were always known, even in antiquity, for being comfortable with their sexuality and they made sure to express this in their cinema, too....
Meteora

Meteora | the famous Monasteries that are built on Eroded Rocks.

Meteora, an area that attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world every year is situated in Greece. Meteora is famous for its...
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