Category: Archaeology

Ancient Inscriptions found in territories of modern FYROM

Ancient Inscriptions found in territories of modern FYROM

By Samios Makedonas

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Greek painting from the Geometric to the Hellenistic Period

Greek painting from the Geometric to the Hellenistic Period

By Chr. Saatchoglou-Paliadeli,     Fresco from the facade of the Macedonian tomb  in the tumulus Bella (Photo: Magazine “Αρχαιολογία”)   Our knowledge about the ancient Greek painting is quite fragmentary, due to the perishable nature ot wood, leather or stuccoed walls on which monumental paintings were created. Apart from some direct information deriving form a few original works (tombs […]

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Dion – The Religious Centre of ancient Macedonians in Macedonia, Greece

Dion – The Religious Centre of ancient Macedonians in Macedonia, Greece

By Dimitrios Pantermalis   Sanctuary of Demeter in Dion (Photo from the Greek Mag. “Archaeologia)   Dion (fr Gr Ζεύς, gen, Διός) means a holy, sanctified site Dion, in Macedo­nia, occupies a very narrow stnp of land between Mount Olympus foot and the Thermalhos Sea. The Olympian Zeus temenos, the main sanctuary of all Macedonians In antiquity was located there. Its history […]

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Ενα ανάκτορο μεγάλο όσο τρεις Παρθενώνες

Ενα ανάκτορο μεγάλο όσο τρεις Παρθενώνες

Ενα διώροφο και σε μέγεθος μεγαλύτερο από τη σημερινή Βουλή των Ελλήνων ανάκτορο, ο αρχιτέκτονάς του, η έννοια της Ενωμένης Ευρώπης(!) και ο συνδετικός κρίκος τους: ο βασιλιάς Φίλιππος Β Δ . Την αναπαράσταση του ανακτόρου του Φιλίππου Β Δ στις Αιγές, βασισμένη για πρώτη φορά σε ανασκαφικά στοιχεία και νέες μετρήσεις, παρουσίασε την Τετάρτη το βράδυ η αρχαιολόγος δρ […]

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Greek dig unearths Neolithic household gear

Greek dig unearths Neolithic household gear

ATHENS, Greece – A 6,000 year-old set of household gear, including crockery and two wood-fired ovens, has been found in the buried ruins of a prehistoric farmhouse in northern Greece, officials said Thursday. A Culture Ministry statement said the discovery “provides invaluable, unique information” on late Neolithic domestic architecture and household organization. “This is a very rare case where the […]

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In the meantime Skopjans are still…unearthing ancient Greek statues

It appears to be really embarassing for Skopjans, whenever they find any archaeological discovery, this will reveal explicitly the…Greekness of ancient Macedonians. Furthermore, the archaeological evidence completely shatters their own illusions of grandeur. Pics from the statue of goddess Nike unearthed today by archaeologists working at the modern Styberra locality, near the remains of a gymnasium. Seems that Skopjans must…re-consider their own […]

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In FYROM they are still unearthing ancient Macedonian discoveries in Greek language

In FYROM they are still unearthing ancient Macedonian discoveries in Greek language

Reconstruction of the shield found in locality of Bonče, Pelagonia, 2008: VASILEOS DIMITRIOU Its really frustrating for Skopjans always to discover ancient Macedonian archaeological findings which reveal the Greekness of Macedonians.

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Decrees and letters related to Alexander the Great

Decrees and letters related to Alexander the Great

A collection of Decrees related to Alexander the Great. All the decrees left behind from ancient Macedonians of course are written in Greek. 1-Letter to chian-king alexander 2- 2 letter to chians-king alexander 3- ionia priene-king alexander,334bc 4- delphi-king alexander,324 bc- 5-maked-kalindria-king alexandros.4cth bc 6-letter to chian by king alexander,334 bc 7-delphi-king alexandros,321 bc 8-amorgos-king alexander 9-delphi-alexandros,170 bc 10. maked-samos-king alexandros BY […]

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Greece unearths treasures at Alexander’s birthplace

Greece unearths treasures at Alexander’s birthplace

Greece unearths treasures at Alexander’s birthplace ATHENS (Reuters) – Archaeologists have unearthed gold jewellery, weapons and pottery at an ancient burial site near Pella in northern Greece, the birthplace of Alexander the Great, the culture ministry said on Thursday. The excavations at the vast cemetery uncovered 43 graves dating from 650-279 BC which shed light on the early development of […]

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Χρυσοφόροι Μακεδόνες από το Αρχοντικό Πέλλας

Χρυσοφόροι Μακεδόνες από το Αρχοντικό Πέλλας

Τα χρυσά κοσμήματα της Δέσποινας του τάφου Τ 712 Χρυσοφόροι Μακεδόνες από το Αρχοντικό Πέλλας: νέα ευρήματα των αρχαϊκών χρόνων από την Πελλαία χώρα Κατά τη φετινή σωστική ανασκαφική έρευνα στο Δυτικό νεκροταφείο του Αρχοντικού Πέλλας υπό τη διεύθυνση των αρχαιολόγων της ΙΖ΄ ΕΠΚΑ Παύλου και Αναστασίας Χρυσοστόμου ήρθαν στο φως ακόμα σαράντα τρεις τάφοι από τους οποίους οι τέσσερις […]

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