Marble has been a popular building material in Greece for centuries.

apartment above it. When their first daughter is married, they will then build a home for her and her husband above their home. Holidays and Food A variety of Greek foods are served at every holiday in the Attica region, and some of them have special meanings. For example, the Greek people’s celebration of Easter includes many customs that are observed in Greek homes regarding various foods and their preparations. On Palm Sunday, only fish is served, and this meal kicks off the beginning of fasting for Holy Week when all foods that come

Chapter 1: Attica, Athens & the Islands


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