Greece - Understand Greece & Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)

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This chapter contains the Greece Today, History, Ancient Greek Culture, The Greek Way of Life, The Arts, Architecture, Nature & Wildlife, Directory A–Z, Transport, and Language chapters from Lonely Planet’s Greece guidebook.

All the info you need on everything from history, classical architecture and the Greek social and family life to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get tips for women travellers, gay and lesbian travellers and travellers with disabilities. And get the most out of your conversations with a handy language guide and glossary.

  • a rundown on the philosophy and mythology of ancient Greek culture
  • info on modern Greek art, literature, music and dance
  • full coverage of nature and national parks
  • details on wildlife in the air, on land and under the sea

Coverage includes: Greece Today, History from Ancient Civilisations to the 21st Century, Ancient Greek Culture: Drama, Philosophy, Sculpture, the Heroes and Mythology, The Greek Way of Life: National Psyche, Social and Family Life, the State, Faith and Identity, The Arts: Modern and Traditional Art, Literature, Music and Dance, Architecture: Minoan, Mycenaean, Classic, Helenistic, Byzantine, Frankish, Venetian, Ottoman, Neoclassical and Modern, Nature & Wildlife: Greek Geography, Wildflowers and Herbs, National Parks, Wildlife on the Ground, Wildlife in the Air and Wildlife Under the Sea, Directory A–Z, Transport and Language.

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