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Why are women banned from Mount Athos?

Mount Athos - actually a 335 sq km (130 sq miles) peninsula - may be the largest area in the world from which women, and female animals, are banned.

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, with its headquarters located in the City of New York, is an Eparchy of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.

Greeks tie religion with nationality above all nations

Pew research showed that Greeks were the people that considered their religious faith an integral part of their national identity. To the question "Being a Christian is very important for being truly a (country/nationality)", 54% Greeks…