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Crash Course in Jewish History #27 – The Greek Empire

Crash Course in Jewish History #27 – The Greek Empire

To the Greeks, what was beautiful was holy; to the Jews, what was holy was beautiful. These views were bound to clash. by Rabbi Ken Spiro The 4th century BCE has been eventful for the Jewish people: Exiled to Babylon, they witness the fall of a mighty empire before their very eyes as the Persians invade. Permitted to return to […]

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Macedonian names and makeDonski pseudo-linguistics: The case of the name Lyka

Macedonian names and makeDonski pseudo-linguistics: The case of the name Lyka

By Miltiades Elia Bolaris “Lyka. This female Macedonian name, which exists in the present day language, is possibly derived from the noun “lika” (a face, pretty face). The name Lika is present in today’s Macedonian onomasticon.” Quote was taken from: “Similarities between ancient Macedonian and today’s’ Macedonian Culture (Linguistics and Onomastics)” by Aleksandar Donski, celebrity “historian” and propagandist from FYROM. […]

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Ancient Macedonian Army – Prodromoi/Sarissophoroi/Scouts

Ancient Macedonian Army – Prodromoi/Sarissophoroi/Scouts

In the ancient Greek world, Prodromoi were the skirmisher light cavalry. In the Macedonian cavalry under Alexander, those whose special weapon was the Sarissa were called on some occasions “prodromoi” while on others “sarissophoroi”(meaning the one who carries a Sarissa in Greek).  Berve [1] supported the theory that “Prodromoi” (meaning forerunners in Greek) is simply the old designation of the […]

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Ancient Macedonians

Ancient Macedonians

Ancient Macedonians From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia    This article is about the people of ancient Greece; for all other uses, see Macedonian (disambiguation).    The expansion of the ancient Macedonians in 4th century BC. The Macedonians (Greek: Μακεδόνες, Makedónes) were an ancient tribe which inhabited the alluvial plain around the rivers Haliacmon and lower Axius, north of Mount Olympus […]

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Reply to Craig Whitlock’s Article in Washington Post by Alexander Mizan

Reply to Article by Craig Whitlock “Another Rift between Greece, Macedonia – Both Lay Claim to Alexander the Great” published on the Washington Post on 7/28/2009 by Alexander Mizan   Click here to read the original article July 28, 2009 To the Editor Washington Post It is my extreme disappointment at the editorial standards of Craig Whitlock and the Washington […]

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Letter to the Editor of Washington Post by a Reader

Letter to the Editor of Washington Post by a Reader

Mr Whitlock I’m writing to you regarding your recent article published on Washington post on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 concerning the Macedonian issue. I’m one of those people that you and others unfortunately have choose to ignore, either because of ignorance or deliberately. I hope in your article we’re talking about the first case. This group of people i include […]

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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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Evidence of «μακεδονιστί» words in the other greek dialects and some conclusions on the unity of the Northern Greek Group and the inclusion of the Macedonians in it

Evidence of «μακεδονιστί» words in the other greek dialects and some conclusions on the unity of the Northern Greek Group and the inclusion of the Macedonians in it

Evidence of «μακεδονιστί» words in the other greek dialects and some conclusions on the unity of the Northern Greek Group and the inclusion of the Macedonians in it   ********** In this article I’d like to present gathered all the evidence of «μακεδονιστί» words from the other ancient greek dialects that I’ve found during my research so far. My aim […]

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Macedonian names and makeDonski pseudo-linguistics: The case of the name Beres

Macedonian names and makeDonski pseudo-linguistics: The case of the name Beres

By Miltiades Elia Bolaris May 21, 2009   Balkan Illusion – phantasia archaica: “…it is very interesting to note that many of the authentic ancient Macedonian words, according to their etymology and pronunciation, have a striking resemblance to the appropriate words used in the modern Macedonian language (and other so called “Slav”[sic] languages).” “Bere(s). The root of this name contains […]

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Brownson Quarterly Review of 1859 about Ancient Macedonians