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Peppas, Lynn.

Cultural traditions in Greece / Lynn Peppas. - St. Catharines, ON ; New York : Crabtree Pub., c2013. - 32 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm. - Cultural traditions in my world. . - Cultural traditions in my world. .

"Guided reading: O"--Page 4 of cover.

Includes index.

Welcome to Greece -- Family occasions -- Name Day -- New Year's Day -- Epiphany -- Indepedence Day -- Apokries Festival -- Clean Monday -- Easter -- Easter Sunday -- Labor Day -- Assumption Day -- Ochi Day -- Christmas.

Greek culture has influenced many other cultures around the globe for thousands of years. Many of the cultural traditions celebrated in Greece today have been passed down through the centuries by the people of this ancient civilization. This book describes how the traditions, beliefs, and rituals of people across the country are observed in the many different festivals celebrated today. Young readers will also learn how the Greek people celebrate family occasions.

9780778775232 (pbk.) 0778775232 (pbk.)



Greece--Social life and customs.