Genealogy Projects tagged with Greece on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Ancient Greece

    This project collects the profiles related to Ancient Greece, both human and mythological. There are no proven descents from Ancient Greece to the modern world. Descent from the Greek Gods The ancient Greeks believed that their ruling families were descended from their gods. It was this descent that gave kings their right to rule. Some of the divine ancestors of the royal houses were: ...

  • Greek Jews

    History of Jews in Greece Musica Romantica Video: The Sephardi Balkan Odyssey The first recorded mention of Judaism in Greece dates from 300-250 Before Common Era (BCE) on the island of Rhodes. In the 2nd century BCE, Hyrcanus, a leader in the Jewish community of Athens, was honoured by the raising of a statue in the agora. According to Josephus (Contra Apionem, I, 176-183), an even...

  • Greek Coffee Corner

    Greek Coffee Corner

  • Greek Gods

    The Greek Gods First Greek Gods Theogony Chaos The Titans The ancient Greek people created their own splendid, yet human-like world of gods to account for abstract significances like Love, Birth or Death . The origins of the gods of ancient Greek religion are described in the Theogony , the famous poem of the Greek writer Hesiod (around 700 BC) and the Library of Apollodorus. Ol...