Category: Archaeology

Makedonika I: The Ancient Macedonian Testimonies (Archaeological Sources)

Makedonika I: The Ancient Macedonian Testimonies (Archaeological Sources)

In this article, we intend to examine the ancient evidence on the way the Ancient Macedonians were defining themselves in reference to their own identity. Concerning their own beliefs about themselves we shall review the available evidence coming from the ancient sources, both Literary and Archaeological. B. The Archaeological Evidence. [1] Pella Katadesmos The Pella curse tablet is a curse or magic spell (Greek: κατάδεσμος, katadesmos) inscribed on […]

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Inscribed Stone of around 688 AD speaks about Slavs, the Enemies of Thessalonike

Inscribed Stone of around 688 AD speaks about Slavs, the Enemies of Thessalonike

The inscribed stone of Thessalonike has been discovered in August 1907 in the excavations of the northern courtyard of the kasimie mosque, which is the former temple of St Demetrios. The inscribed stone has to do with the emperor Justinian II who granted it to the church of St Demetrios along with gifts, in Thessalonica in gratitude for aid given […]

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Byzantine Inscriptions found on Thrace and Lower Danube

Byzantine Inscriptions found on Thrace and Lower Danube

The following are inscriptions found on Thrace and the Lower Danube. Notice the mention of Basileios II as ” Bulgaroktonos” from the Byzantines. A death blow to the modern propaganda of FYROM which claims Samouil state was “Macedonian” and not Bulgarian. Basileos Baseiliou tou Boulgaroktonou 1025 AD 1275-1300 AD Komninos Palaiologos By Samios Makedonas

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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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