Its abundant collections, with more than 11,000 exhibits, provide a panorama of Greek civilization from the beginnings of Prehistory to Late Antiquity.The museum is housed in an imposing neoclassical building of the end of the nineteenth century, which was designed by L. The vast exhibition space - numerous galleries on each floor accounting for a total of 8,000 square metres - house five large permanent collections: The Collection of Prehistoric Antiquities, which includes works of the great civilizations that developped in the Aegean from the sixth millennium BC to 1050 BC (Neolithic, Cycladic, Mycenaean), and finds from the prehistoric settlement at Thera.According to Greek Orthodox tradition, nearly every day of the year is dedicated to some Christian saint or martyr.When someone in Greece is named after one of these saints, that saint’s celebration day becomes their “name day” and is celebrated much like their actual birthday. Ignatius or Ignatios, was a Patriarch of Constantinople in the late 800s.that will take place in Athens, Greece, on March 18-19, 2017. T.-Π.Ε.ΤΕ.Τ.)under the scientific guidance of the Department of Food Technology of the Alexander Technological Educational Institution of Thessaloniki.(ATEITh), and the support of Federation of Hellenic Food Industries (SEVT) , Association of the Greek manufactures of Packaging & materials (AGMPM), Greek Gold Storage &Logistics Association.
And, finally, the only Egyptian and Near Eastern Antiquities Collection in Greece, with works dating from the pre-dynastic period (5000 BC) to the Roman conquest.
Also worthy of note are the icon of the Virgin Glykophilousa (12th c.), the two-sided icon with the figure of St George in relief on the obverse (13th c.) and the large-scale mosaic icon with the Virgin and Child (14th c.) from Triglia in Bithynia, which comes from the Refugees' Heirlooms collection.
There are a large number of Post-Byzantine icons which testify to the continuity of religious painting from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century in the Orthodox world, above all in Crete (15th-17th c.) and the Ionian Islands (17th-18th c.).
Thus, the 6th International Congress on Food Technology is aiming to focus on exploring new ways of thinking, effective resolution of technological problems in the food sector and intensifying possible solutions through interdisciplinary scientific collaboration for dissemination of knowledge, expertise and technological knowhow.
Traditional methods have been applied in Greece from time immemorial to produce olive oil products, famous wines, dairy products (especially different types of cheeses and yogurts) as well as processed meat and fish.
Below you will find a list of the “twelve great feasts,” the high holy days of the Greek Orthodox Church.