Hunt for Pherecydes
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Welcome to Greece.

Greece is located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Situated on the southern tip of the Balkan peninsula, it shares land borders with Albania to the northwest, the Republic of Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to the northeast.

Greece has the longest coastline on the Mediterranean Basin and the 11th longest coastline in the world at 13,676 km (8,498 mi) in length, featuring a large number of islands, of which 227 are inhabited. Eighty percent of Greece is mountainous, with Mount Olympus being the highest peak at 2,918 metres (9,573 ft).

The population of Greece was estimated by the United Nations to 11,183,716 in 2016.

Greece is a unitary parliamentary republic.The nominal head of state is the President of the Republic, who is elected by the Parliament for a five-year term.

On this trip we will take you to Syros island, on the South Aegean Sea, where the presocratic philosopher, Pherekydes, was born. We wish you an educational and challenging journey. (source: Wikipedia)

The Hunt for Pherecydes
The Hunt for Pherecydes

Welcome to The Hunt for Pherecydes.

The Hunt for Pherecydes  is an interactive language learning program where you play Maria Gonzalez, a Venezuelian teacher of Philosophy, who has come to Syros to make a research on the presocratic philosopher Pherecydes who was born in Syros and was Pythagoras` teacher and the inventor of solar clock. In your Hunt for Pherecydes you will learn at the same time enough Greek language and culture. Try to learn and remember as much as possible. You never know where, when, or in front of whom you will need this knowledge.

You`re Maria Gonzalez
You`re Maria Gonzalez

To complete the game there are some things you need to know about Maria as you play. The information you need on your journey through Greece.

Your name is Maria Gonzalez and you are from Caracas, Venezuela. You are a teacher of philosophy  in the University of Caracas. You have come to Greece to make a research about the Greek philosopher Pherecydes. You are 40 years old and married to Antonio, who is a teacher of Ancient Greek at the same University. You have two children, a boy and a girl who are 6 and 9 years old.

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