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Zuckerberg Uses Greek Word “Meta” to Rebrand Facebook

"Meta" is not only a Greek word that is overused in technology; it's now also the word chosen by Mark Zuckerberg, in his attempt to rebrand Facebook's bruised image. The word is used in speaking about internet data ("metadata")...

Decoding Linear A, the Writing System of the Ancient Minoans

Linear A, a writing system that was used by the ancient Minoans from 1800 to 1450 BC, has never been fully decrypted. Used in governmental and religious writings of the Minoan Civilization, the script has intrigued and frustrated experts for centuries. Now,...

Greek Among Sexiest Languages in the World, Study Finds

According to new research conducted by the e-learning platform Preply, Greek is the fifth-sexiest language after Russian, French, Portuguese, and Italian, which was rated the sexiest of all the world's languages. In the study, the heart rates of participants from...

Cambridge University Creates Monumental New Ancient Greek Dictionary

A new Ancient Greek dictionary has been created by a team of experts from Cambridge University, a labor of love that took over 20 years.