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A Guide to Greek Traditions and Customs in America

Marilyn Rouvelas

A Guide to Greek Traditions and Customs in America

by Marilyn Rouvelas

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Published by Nea Attiki Press in Bethesda, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greek Americans -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMarilyn Rouvelas ; George Papaioannou, religious editor ; illustrations by Olga Angelo Deoudes.
    ContributionsPapaioannou, George, 1933-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.G7 R65 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 411 p. :
    Number of Pages411
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3572389M
    ISBN 100963805118
    ISBN 10978-0963805119
    LC Control Number2002101597
    OCLC/WorldCa50761503

    Today, a new custom is emerging. Like in the United States, Greek dating websites populate the web. Many of these websites are free; some look to link people of Greek ancestry who live in cities outside of Greece. With names such as , these sites help maintain Greek culture . Learn about the local culture and etiquette in Greece. Prepare for your trip by acknowledging local customs, religions, and learning about national traditions in Greece. Get guidance on how to dress, .

    Contemporary Greek culture and traditions are very rich and diverse, reflecting Greece's location at the crossing point where the West meets the East and the country's great and turbulent history. Elements of Greek mythology appear many times in culture, including pop culture. [need quotation to verify] The Greek myths spread beyond the Hellenistic world when adopted (for example) into the culture .

    The culture of the United States of America is primarily of Western origin, but is influenced by a multicultural ethos that includes African, Native American, Asian, Pacific Island, and Latin American .   Located to the west of the British Isles, Ireland is a small island nation of some million people. Celebrated for its relentless charm and enchanting mysticism, Ireland is a popular destination for travellers worldwide, known for all its Irish culture and Irish traditions.


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Greek Culture and Traditions - Where the West Meets the East. Excellent guide to Greek traditions and customs IN AMERICA. I bought a separate book that details these traditions and customs in Greece as well. Of course, both books overlap in information but the noticeable differences between "in Greece v in America /5(17).

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pages. Hardbound, notes, illustrations, and bibliography. About This Book Table of Contents Book Excerpts Order Contact Us About The Author Home ©Marilyn Rouvelas. Site designed by: Northern Virginia Graphics, Inc. Customs and traditions in Greece and the Greek Islands are an important aspect of the Greek culture.

There are either of a religious character or coming from paganism. Furthermore, most of the traditions. A Guide to Greek Traditions and Customs in America provides an easy-to-understand explanation of Hellenic and Orthodox traditions. It is useful for those born into a Greek family, those who may join, and those who admire the culture, from The Iliad.

A Guide to Greek Traditions and Customs Product # FL This invaluable book provides an easy-to-understand explanation of Orthodox and Hellenic traditions in America for the newcomer and for Greek Americans.

A guide to Greek traditions and customs in America. [Marilyn Rouvelas; George Papaioannou] -- "A clear and comprehensive guide to the religious and secular life of the Greek-American community," including naming a baby, planning a baptism, observing name days, baking communion bread.

INTRODUCTION: GREEK AMERICANS PAST AND PRESENT --PART ONE: THE ENDURING TRADIONS OF ORTHODOXY --The Church --The Seven Sacraments --Baptism and Chrismation --Marriage --Confession --Communion --Holy Unction --Holy Orders --Saints --Name Days --Icons --The Church of the Home. First printed inA Guide to Greek Traditions and Customs in America was written none too soon.

Rouvelas, who was Lutheran before she married a Greek American and converted to Orthodoxy inhopes that her book “will be helpful to non-Greeks who, like me, have converted to Greek Orthodoxy. Once more available, this is an essential book for anyone who wishes to understand contemporary Greek Orthodox customs and traditions in America, as well as in the diaspora throughout the world.

Most valuable are the descriptions of religious traditions and. A Guide to Greek Traditions and Customs in America: Rouvelas, Marilyn, Pucher, Estella: Books - 5/5(23). Check our super cool services and book your ferry tickets, car rentals, island hopping tours, transfers and more, easily.

Greek Culture: Aspects of the culture in Greece. Below we propose information about the main aspects of the Greek culture today: language, traditions. models within a culture. A culture’s heroes are expressed in the culture’s myths, which can be the subject of novels and other forms of literature (Rushing & Frentz, ).

Janice Hocker Rushing () has argued, for example, that an enduring myth in U.S. culture File Size: KB.

TRADITIONS. Carnival: The Carnival period of Greece, which is called Apokries, is a two-week festival starting from the Sunday of Meat Fare until the first day of the Lent, called Clean Monday.

A series of carnivals take place around Greece where local traditions and. Greek Customs and Traditions Prev NEXT Because Greek society is so religious -- approximately 98 percent of Greece's population belongs to the Greek Orthodox Church -- many of the culture's Author: Jill Jaracz.With a rich culture, Greece is a country with traditions and customs passed down from generation to generation.

These traditions reflect the country’s past and are one of the things that make the country so interesting and enjoyable. Here are some of the superstitions and traditions Author: Ethel Dilouambaka.Greek music and dance are an expression of the national character and are appreciated by people of all ethnic backgrounds.

As Marilyn Rouvelas stated in A Guide to Greek Traditions and Customs in America.