In Greek mythology, Achilles (əˈkɪliːz; Ancient Greek: Ἀχιλλεύς, Akhilleus, ) was a Greek hero of the Trojan War and the central character and greatest warrior of Homer's Iliad. Achilles was said to be a demigod; his mother was the nymph Thetis, and his father, Peleus, was the king of the Myrmidons.
Acropolis Now was an Australian television sitcom set in a Greek cafe in Melbourne of the same name that ran for 63 episodes from 1989 to 1992 on the Seven Network. It was created by Nick Giannopoulos, George Kapiniaris and Simon Palomares, who also starred in the series. They were already quite well known for their comedy stage show, Wogs out of Work. The title is a play on the film Apocalypse Now. Each episode was 30 minutes in length and filmed in front of a live audience.
Acusilaus (Ancient Greek: ) of Argos, son of Cabas or Scabras, was a Greek logographer and mythographer who lived in the latter half of the 6th century BC but whose work survives only in fragments and summaries of individual points.
Adamantios Sampson is a Greek archaeologist from Rhodes, Greece. He works as an Inspector of Antiquities for the Greek Administration of Antiquity. He is specialised in research on prehistoric (Neolithic and Mesolithic) sites in southern Greece. Among the sites he has studied are the "Cave of Cyclope" on the islet of Youra near Alonissos in the Sporades; the islet of Gyali near Nisyros, and the "Cave of the Lakes" near Kalavryta in the Peloponnese. Among his best-known finds are the so-called Youra Potsherds, prehistoric pottery fragments incised with markings that some people believe resemble letters of the Greek alphabet.
Afroditi Frida is a Greek singer, probably best known for representing Greece in the ESC 1988.
Aggelika Korovessi (Greek: Αγγέλικα Κοροβέση)is a Greek conceptual sculptor known for her work based on sound waves of spoken words. She lives and works in Athens, Greece.
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