Category: Macedonian Culture

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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The fyromians based their propaganda in a misunderstanding!

The fyromians based their propaganda in a misunderstanding!

  Many people often ask me what is the difference between a Greek and a Macedonian, and if Macedonians were Greeks of a different nation. Actually this is the same question that most foreign people with little or a basic -and we all have to admit rich and many times complicated – historical knowledge have.  Basically this is the exact […]

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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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Sun of Vergina – A Greek symbol

Sun of Vergina – A Greek symbol

Το Αστέρι της Βεργίνας – Ένα Πανελλήνιο Σύμβολο   The Sun of Vergina is a symbol that was widely used by Ancient Greeks. It became famous due to the Macedonians who were using it as Symbol of the Argead Dynasty. –The Royal house of Macedon: The typical Sun of Vergina is a 16-pointed Sun. It can also be found in other […]

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Modern Historians about Macedonia – George Rawlinson

According to the tradition generally accepted by the Greeks, the Macedonian kingdom, which under Philip and Alexander attained to such extraordinary greatness, was founded by Hellenic emigrants from Argos. The Macedonians themselves were not Hellenes; they belonged to the barbaric races, not greatly differing from the Greeks in ethnic type, but far behind them in civilization,  which bordered Hellas upon […]

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World Encyclopaedias about Macedonia – Oxford Dictionary of Classical World

OXFORD DICTIONARY OF THE CLASSICAL WORLD, Page 441 2005, 2007, Oxford University Press Macedonia links the Balkans and the Greek peninsula. Four important routes converge on the Macedonian plain. Hesiod considered the ‘Macedones’ to be an outlying branch of the Greek-speaking tribes, with a distinctive dialect of their own. He gave their habitat as “Pieria and Olympus”. A new dynasty, […]

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Makedonikos FC, Greek team founded in 1928

Makedonikos FC, Greek team founded in 1928

Currently playing Group Two in the Greek Fourth Division PHOTOS απο το makedonikos.com By Mygdonia

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Slavic Propaganda about churches and iconographies of FYROM

Slavic Propaganda about churches and iconographies of FYROM

A usual habbit of Skopjan propagandists is to use Orthodox icons found in churches in modern FYROM as ‘evidence’ of their culture. In reality this is far from truth. The vast majority of churches in FYROM contain iconographies done by Greek iconographies centuries ago. Just a few examples are: Monastery of St Naum In around 1806, the wall decoration inside […]

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Mural of 1568 calls Alexander “king of Hellenes”

Mural of 1568 calls Alexander “king of Hellenes”

From greek newspaper ‘Kathimerini‘. The mural dates from 1568 and anyone can see it in Moni Docheiareiou in Mt. Athos. The monastery of Docheiareiou appears to date back to the early years of the eleventh century. From one side it says ‘Alexander King of the Hellenes’ and from the other ‘Augustus King of the Romans’

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