- capital of Greece, in the SE part: became established as the center of Greek culture in the 5th cent. , when it was the capital of ancient Attica
Origin of Athensafter the Greek city: so named as an early center of higher learning, from being the site of the University of Ga. city in NE Ga., in Clarke county, with which it constitutes a metropolitan government (Athens-Clarke County)
- The capital and largest city of Greece, in the eastern part of the country near the Saronic Gulf. It was at the height of its cultural achievements and imperial power in the fifth century BC during the time of Pericles. Athens became the capital of modern Greece in 1834, two years after the country achieved its independence from Turkey.
- A city of northeast Georgia east-northeast of Atlanta. It was founded in 1785 as the site of the University of Georgia, which was chartered that year and established in 1801.
- The capital city of Greece
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athens - Computer Definition
An earlier prototype of a PC that integrated telephony functions. Unveiled by Microsoft and HP in the spring of 2003, an Athens PC included a telephone handset, video camera and keyboard buttons for common functions. The machine was quieter, smaller and sleeker than the PC of that era, somewhat reminiscent of Apple's G4 Cube. Athens included a large, wide screen LCD display and connected to the company PBX.