The Proto-Greeks probably arrived at the area now called Greece, in the southern tip of the Balkan peninsula, at the end of the 3rd millennium BC. The sequence of migrations into the Greek mainland during the 2nd millennium BC has to be reconstructed on the basis of the ancient Greek dialects, as they presented themselves centuries later and are therefore subject to some uncertainties.
In mathematical finance, the Greeks are the quantities representing the sensitivity 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 these sensitivities are denoted by Greek letters (as are some other finance measures). Collectively these have also been called the risk sensitivities, risk measures or hedge parameters.
Ancient Greece ( Greek: Ἑλλάς, romanized : Hellás) was a civilization belonging to a period of Greek history from the Greek Dark Ages of the 12th–9th centuries BC to the end of antiquity ( c. AD 600). This era was immediately followed by the Early Middle Ages and the Byzantine period.
The Greeks, kent as the Hellenes an aw (Greek: Ἕλληνες, [ˈelines]), are an ethnic group native tae Greece, Cyprus an ither regions. Thay form a significant diaspora, wi Greek commonties establisht aroond the warld.
- 690,394ᵃ (2011 census)
- 400,000 (estimate)
- 10,219,255ᵃ (2001 census)
- 1,390,439-3,000,000ᵇ (2009 est.)
The Greek Wikipedia (also Hellenic Wikipedia, Elliniki Vikipedia, Greek: Ελληνική Βικιπαίδεια) is the fifth language of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia. It started on December 1, 2002. By 15 December 2003, it had 1,000 articles. As of October 2009, it had reached over 45,000 articles.
Greek also introduced three new consonant letters for its aspirated plosive sounds and consonant clusters: Φ for /pʰ/, Χ for /kʰ/ and Ψ for /ps/. In western Greek variants, Χ was instead used for /ks/ and Ψ for /kʰ/. The origin of these letters is a matter of some debate.
Greek War of Independence Clockwise: The camp of Georgios Karaiskakis at Phaliro, the burning of an Ottoman frigate by a Greek fire ship, the Battle of Navarino and Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt at the Third Siege of Missolonghi Date 21 February 1821 – 12 September 1829 (8 years, 6 months and 3 weeks) Location Greece Result Greek independence: Establishment of the First Hellenic Republic (1822 ...
- 21 February 1821 – 12 September 1829, (8 years, 6 months and 3 weeks)
- Greek independence:, Establishment of the First Hellenic Republic (1822–1832), Start of the Russo-Turkish War (1828–1829), London Protocol, Treaty of Constantinople, Establishment of the Kingdom of Greece (1832), Start of the First Egyptian-Ottoman War
Later, Aristophanes of Byzantium (c. 257–185 BC), a Greek scholar and grammarian, invented the three diacritics (accent marks): acute, grave, and circumflex, to mark the tone or pitch of Greek words. Although the Greek letters accurately represented all the main sounds of the Greek language early on, the sounds of the Greek language changed ...