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Forty Years in Constantinople by Edwin Pears 1916

Forty Years in Constantinople by Edwin Pears 1916

Describing the situation of Ottoman Macedonia before liberation. Bulgarians and Greeks at each other’s throats in Macedonia with the Turks playing both sides. Of course no sign of alleged “Ethnic Macedonians”.

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Modern historians about Macedonia – Benjamin Ide Wheeler

 Alexander the Great: The Merging of East and West in Universal History  – Benjamin Ide Wheeler  “That the Macedonians were Greek by race there can be no longer any doubt. They were the northernmost fragments of the race left stranded behind the barriers..”  

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Ilinden Pension Plan – Buying the Memories

Ilinden Pension Plan – Buying the Memories

The Yugoslav Communists implemented many measures to foster a “Macedonian” consciousness amongst the local populace in a historical context and in a region where such an ethno/national identity hardly existed. The Communists manufactured a version of history that lent a historical legitimacy to the new “Macedonian” nation. One measure that they implemented in order to sanitize and reconstruct history for […]

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Ο τάφος του Φιλιππου Β’ στην Βεργίνα και οι ισχυρισμοί των Borza και Παλαγγιά

Διάβασα σήμερα στο αρκετά ενημερωτικό blog Το Μακεδονικό Ζήτημα σήμερα μια αναδημοσίευση άρθρου απο την εφημερίδα Έθνος της κ. Αγγελικής Κωττή. Το άρθρο είχε θέμα την αναβίωση της αμφισβήτησης εκ μέρους συγκεκριμένης, μικρής μερίδας Ιστορικών και αρχαιολόγων, με κύριους εκφραστές σήμερα, τον γνωστό Αμερικάνο Ακαδημαϊκό Eugene Borza και της Ελληνίδας Καθηγήτριας του Πανεπιστημίου Αθηνών, Αρχαιολόγου κ. Όλγας Παλαγγιάς. Ο κ. Borza και οι διφορούμενες απόψεις […]

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Ultimate Source List of Internet about the Bulgarian origins of Slavs in FYROM

Ultimate Source List of Internet about the Bulgarian origins of Slavs in FYROM

1. Modern writers about the Bulgarian origin of FYROMs Slavs – John Foster Fraser 2. Modern writers about the Bulgarian origin of FYROM slavs – Keith Brown 3. Modern writers about the Bulgarian origin of FYROMs Slavs – Francis Seymour Stevenson 4. Modern writers about the Bulgarian origin of FYROMs Slavs – William Miller 5. Modern writers about the Bulgarian […]

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John Van Antwerp Fine, The Early Medieval Balkans: a critical survey from the sixth to the late twelfth century

Quote: The name ANTES suggest this people was intermixed with Iranians, and linguists point to a large number of Iranian loanwords in Slavic that were acquired very early. This would not be surpsising if the Slavs came from Ukraine because they would have had contact with both Iranian Scythians and Sarmatians. Indeed the Sarmatians were still to be found in […]

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N.S. Derzhavin, “Bulgaro-Serb Relations and the Macedonian Question”, (1918)

Quote: May the heroic Serb people at last find the necessary moral force–and they have it, it dwells within them–to recognize spontaneously what has long and unanimously been recognized by history, science, and the national sentiment of the Macedonian population itself, which sees in the Bulgarians ITS BROTHERS in language and blood, and which has fought hand in hand with […]

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Arthur Douglas Howden Smith, “Fighting the Turk in the Balkans: An American’s Adventures with the Macedonian Revolutionists”, 1908

Arthur Douglas Howden Smith, “Fighting the Turk in the Balkans: An American’s Adventures with the Macedonian Revolutionists”, 1908

Quote: It should be remembered, to begin with, that there is NO Macedonian race, as a distinct type. Macedonians may belong to any of the races of Eastern Europe or Western Asia, as, indeed, they do. A Macedonian Bulgar is just the same as a Bulgar of Bulgaria proper, the old principality, that in October, 1908, at Tirnova, was proclaimed […]

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Loring Danforth,The Macedonian Conflict. Ethnic Nationalism in a Transnational World

The history of the construction of a macedonian national identity does not begin with alexander the great in the fourth century b.c. or with saints cyril and methodius in the ninth century a.d., as Macedonian nationalist historians often claim. nor does it begin with tito and the establishment of the people’s republic of macedonia in 1944 as greek nationalist historians […]

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Linguist A. Vaillant, “Le probleme du Slave Macedonien”, 1938

apart from the word Bugari which is the true national name of the Slavic Macedonians, which shows that they adopted the form of the name “Bulgarians” given to them by the Serbs A. Vaillant, “Le probleme du Slave Macedonien”, in “Bulletin de la Societe de Linguistique de Paris” 39 (1938), p.205.

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