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“Handbook for travellers in Greece:describing the Ionian islands,the kingdom of Greece,the islands of the Aegean Sea with Albania,Thessaly and Macedonia” – 1854

“Handbook for travellers in Greece:describing the Ionian islands,the kingdom of Greece,the islands of the Aegean Sea with Albania,Thessaly and Macedonia” – 1854

<Handbook for travellers in Greece:describing the Ionian islands,the kingdom of Greece,the islands of the Aegean Sea with Albania,Thessaly and Macedonia>,published in London,1854,by John Murray. Murray’s first trip to Macedonia started from Larisa,he came across the valey of Tempe,arrived in Thessaloniki and continued to Mt Athos in Halkidiki. In the relevant pages which i quote(413,414,415,416,418) According to John Murray,the inhabitants of Monastir […]

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F. Pouqueville – Travels in Epirus, Albania, Macedonia, and Thessaly, 1820

Quote: It was my intention to make Castoria my central position, from which to make radial excursions to different points of the environs. All those it was not, however, in my power to accomplish, for various reasons, one of which was, that the surrounding inhabitants in general understood only their own tongue, that of the modern Bulgarians “Travels in Epirus, […]

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Albanian propaganda – Alexander the ‘Albanian’ Part III

Some Albanians ‘discovered’ last years the…’Albanian ancestry’ of Alexander. So every now and then we will witness cheerful Albanians signing in history forums and writing the text below. Lets analyze the text they made up. Quote: Sir William Woodthorpe Tarn, of the British Academy, regarded worldwide as having written the definitive work on Alexander the Great, states in the opening paragraph […]

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