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Lion hunt in ancient Macedonia

Lion hunt in ancient Macedonia

Lion hunt in ancient Macedonia Lion hunt. Mosaic from Pella (ancient Macedonia); source: Wikipedia In Macedonia evidence begins with silver coin-types of the fifth century; King Archelaos is said to have been murdered out hunting; Philip II was said (by Arrian’s sources) to have instituted the corps of royal pages who attended him while out hunting; Herodotos, Pausanias, and Aristotle […]

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Το γνωστό Archaeology Magazine κάνει επιτέλους αναφορά στην επιστολή των 345 Πανεπιστημιακών προς τον Ομπάμα

Το γνωστό Archaeology Magazine κάνει επιτέλους αναφορά στην επιστολή των 345 Πανεπιστημιακών προς τον Ομπάμα

From the President: Everyone’s Hero Volume 62 Number 5, September/October 2009 by C. Brian Rose Ancient models, modern identity Alexander in the Skopje airport waiting room (Wikimedia Commons) In 1926, a newly independent Albania issued equally new banknotes called “lek,” after the Albanian version of Alexander the Great’s name. In so doing, the nation essentially linked itself to one of […]

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Amyntas Alliance with Athens : 375-373 B.C.

Amyntas Alliance with Athens : 375-373 B.C.

Two non-contiguous fragments of a stele of Pentelic marble, found between the Theatre of Dionysus and the Odeum of Herodes, on the S. slope of the Acropolis; now in the Epigraphical Museum. Photo csad.ox.ac.uk Usual letters; ου is represented thirteen times by O, nine times by ΟΥ. Στοιχηδόν (but 1.7 has one extra letter). In lines 20,21 the letters are […]

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The Greekness of ancient Macedonians in the Old and New Testament

The Greekness of ancient Macedonians in the Old and New Testament

OLD TESTAMENT   Daniel explaining Navouchodonosor’s first dream “This is what you saw king: A statue came and stood in front of you, very big with exceptional splendor and horrific sight. Its head was made of pure gold, its chest and arms of silver, its belly and thigs of copper, its shins of iron and feet consisted of one part […]

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Reply to the Washington Post Article by Dr. Christos Karatzios

Reply to the Washington Post Article by Dr. Christos Karatzios

Dear Mr. Whitlock,                                                   Thursday, July 30, 2009  I am sorry to see that your article “Another Rift Between Greece, Macedonia” published online on The Washington Post’s website on July 28, 2009 is completely off mark, biased, and reflects a generally unprofessional attitude on your part. This is not what international reporting is supposed to be like, in my opinion. The […]

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History of Egypt – The Reign of Ptolemies

History of Egypt – The Reign of Ptolemies

Ptolemy Soter, first as governor under Alexander and subsequently as king, was the founder of the splendid edifices on the Bruchium, many of which were only finished by his son Philadelphus. He expended but little on his own palace, for he was wont to say that a king should be lavish to others and not to himself. He was a […]

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Andreas Willi on Macedonia

Andreas Willi has written a rebuttal of sorts (pdf) to the letter of the Macedonia Evidence Initiative. It is an extremely interesting piece of doublethink, and as such, it is useful to address in some detail. Willi (henceforth W.) writes: The internet documentation which is referred to in the letter may be right when it sees nothing but “a personal […]

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A brief overview of the Macedonian name issue

A brief overview of the Macedonian name issue

  Miltiades Elia Bolaris July 12, 2009   The Former Yugoslav Republic of Makedonija – FYROM, is the diminutive ex-Yugoslav state that since 1991 has relentlessly and vigorously sought recognition by the international community under its chosen assumed name “Republic of Macedonia”. Greeks have puzzled the world over by steadfastly refusing FYROM´s recognition under this name, basing their refusal on […]

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Σημαντικά μυκηναϊκά ευρήματα στο νομό Γρεβενών.

Ενδιαφέροντα στοιχεία για την αρχαιολογική ταυτότητα του νομού Γρεβενών παρουσιάστηκαν σε εκδήλωση του δήμου Γρεβενών με θέμα «η αρχαιολογική έρευνα στο νομό Γρεβενών από το 2004 έως σήμερα», η οποία πραγματοποιήθηκε στο πλαίσιο των «Γιορτών Τυμφαϊκής Γης 2009». Την παρουσίαση έκανε η προϊσταμένη της Λ΄ Εφορείας Προϊστορικών και Κλασικών Αρχαιοτήτων, αρχαιολόγος, Γεωργία Καραμήτρου-Μεντεσίδη, η οποία ανακοίνωσε ότι οι ανασκαφές που […]

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38ο ΦΕΣΤΙΒΑΛ ΟΛΥΜΠΟΥ

38ο ΦΕΣΤΙΒΑΛ ΟΛΥΜΠΟΥ

38ο ΦΕΣΤΙΒΑΛ ΟΛΥΜΠΟΥ Πανηγυρική έναρξη από τον Κάρολο Παπούλια Ο πρώτος πολίτης της χώρας, ο πρόεδρος της Δημοκρατίας Κάρολος Παπούλιας, θα κηρύξει στις 11 Ιουλίου την έναρξη του φετινού 38ου Φεστιβάλ Ολύμπου, στο αρχαίο θέατρο του Δίου, με αφορμή τη συμπλήρωση 200 ετών από την ανακάλυψη του Δίου και 40 ετών ανασκαφικού έργου του καθηγητή Δημητρίου Παντερμαλή.   Μετά την […]

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