Anthropology. A sibling is one of two or more individuals having one or both parents in common. A male sibling is called a brother, and a female sibling is called a sister. Siblings usually grow up together, facilitating the development of strong emotional bonds such as love, hostility or thoughtfulness. Greece has some of the world’s strongest family ties These helped to maintain Greece as an individual after 400 years of war with Turkey. Since then the two countries have become good friends, not least due to NATO but also by mutual help when there have been earthquakes. As a foreigner in Greece, the Greeks by their hospitality always know how to make you feel welcome.