Category: Byzantine writers

Makedonia (Mygdonia) — Thessalonike — 688 AD

Makedonia (Mygdonia) — Thessalonike — 688 AD

  Μια απάντηση στον k. Gruevski αυτήν τι γλώσσα μιλούσαν και μιλάνε στην Μακεδονία την μονη και την αληθινή   Northern Greece (IG X) : Macedonia : Mygdonia : Thessalonike IG X,2 1 24     IG X,2 1 23    IG X,2 1 24a  Makedonia (Mygdonia) — Thessalonike — 688 AD ☩ θεία δωρεὰ φιλοτιμηθεῖσα τῷ ἁγίῳ καὶ πανενδόξῳ μάρτυρι Δημητρίῳ παρὰ τοῦ τῆς […]

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Christianization of Bulgaria

Christianization of Bulgaria

Christianization of Bulgaria From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Christianization of Bulgaria was the process of converting 9th-century medieval Bulgaria to Christianity. Contents   1.1 Initial setbacks 1 Background 2 Byzantine demand 3 Reasons for the Christianization 4 Reaction 5 Choice between Orthodoxy and Roman Catholicism 6 Result 7 See also 8 Notes 9 References    Background When Khan Boris […]

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Στο Διαδίκτυο πέρασε ο Σιναϊτικός Κώδικας

Στο Διαδίκτυο πέρασε ο Σιναϊτικός Κώδικας

Στο Διαδίκτυο πέρασε ο Σιναϊτικός Κώδικας Significance Codex Sinaiticus is one of the most important witnesses to the Greek text of the Septuagint (the Old Testament in the version that was adopted by early Greek-speaking Christians) and the Christian New Testament. No other early manuscript of the Christian Bible has been so extensively corrected. A glance at the transcription will […]

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Ο όρος ”Μακεδών” και τα παράγωγα του στις Βυζαντινές πηγές

Ο όρος ”Μακεδών” και τα παράγωγα του στις Βυζαντινές πηγές

Ο όρος ”Μακεδών” και τα παράγωγα του στις Βυζαντινές πηγές.  Μια αρκετά ενδιαφέρουσα έρευνα γύρω από τον όρο ”Μακεδόνας” και τα παράγωγά του στη Βυζαντινή εποχή, έρχεται από τον καθηγητή Ιωάννη Ταρνανίδη, στο βιβλίο του με τίτλο ”Οι Κατά Μακεδονίαν Σκλαβήνοι”. Ο καθηγητής Ταρνανίδης, ξεκινάει με τους αρχαίους Μακεδόνες και επιμένει ιδιαίτερα γύρω από τους Μακεδόνες της Βυζαντινής εποχής, οι […]

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The term Μακεδόνας and its derivatives in Byzantine sources

The term Μακεδόνας and its derivatives in Byzantine sources

A quite interesting research over the term Μακεδόνας and its derivatives in Byzantine era, comes from Professor Ioannes  Tarnanides in his book entitled “Οι Κατά Μακεδονίαν Σκλαβήνοι“.  Professor Tarnanides begins with the ancient Macedonians and dwells particularly on the Macedonians of the Byzantine era who were forced to accept the Slavs in question in their territory. From his invenstigation of contemporary historical sources, […]

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The Greeks of Macedonia in Slavic Sources

The Greeks of Macedonia in Slavic Sources

One of the common Myths of FYROM’s propaganda imposed on their population is the notion that there were NO Greeks prior to the establisment of the Kingdom of Greece (Βασίλειο των Ελλήνων) in the aftermath of the Greek revolution of 1821. More absurb theories emanating mostly by the radical groups of FYROM’s diaspora claim that Greeks were NEVER found in Macedonia prior to […]

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Medieval Slavic Sources prove the Greekness of Macedonia

Medieval Slavic Sources prove the Greekness of Macedonia

Patriarch Euthymius of Turnovo (Patriarch of Bulgaria between 1375 and 1393) in his “Hagiography of St. Ilarion Maglenski” wrote about the Bulgarian Char Kaloyan: Translation in English: “He was very brave, then, conquered a large part of the Greek land, namely Thrace and Macedonia, the Tribalia and Dalmatia, in those added Neada (sic) and Ellada and still Aitolia.” From the above it […]

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Skopje – a city with Bulgarian population through history

Quote: Si la Bulgarie, après beaucoup d’hésitations et non sans regret, a fait le grand sacrifice d’abandonner Uskub, dont la population est bulgare Documents diplomatiques français (1871-1914). By France. Commission de publication des documents relatifs aux origines de la guerre de 1914 Translation: If Bulgaria, after many hesitations and not without regret, did the great sacrifice and give up Uskub, […]

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Ancient writers about Macedonia – John Chrysostomus

Ancient writers about Macedonia – John Chrysostomus

From Ioannis Chrysostomos about Daniel’s fragment in page 893.                                                                               “Θα καταλάβετε καλύτερα αν ακούσετε αυτό το όραμα που μας διηγήθηκε παραβολικά […]

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Medieval sources about Macedonia – Nicholas Kabasilas Chamaetos

Taken from the ‘Encomium of St Demetrios’ written by the well-known fourteenth-century theologian Nicholas Kabasilas Chamaetos. Quote: The city [Thessalonike] has many adronments bu the most important one and that which affords in the greatest distinction is its rhetorical force, a characteristic that is admired [there] more than in other cities. This city has such a special relationship with Hellenic […]

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