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Day: October 14, 2016
What is the translation of the inscription outside Phanar Greek Orthodox College?
Πατριαρχικὴ Μεγάλη τοῦ Γένους Σχολή. αωπ.The Patriarchal Great School of the Nation. 1880. (ου is written as the ligature ȣ.) More prosaically, it is now known in English as Phanar Greek Orthodox College, and in Turkish as Özel Fener Rum Lisesi. It was established in 1454 and was the premier institute for schooling of Greek […]
What does the name “Teah” mean?
*Looks at profile of OP Tia, hoping for a hint* … You’re Australian, and in fact live on the same train line as me (my wife used to live in Berwick). Well, shit, Teah, that doesn’t help me at all. You’re Australian, so that name could be from anywhere. 🙂 Let’s think. Names ending in […]