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«Αλλάζει» η καταγωγή των κατοίκων της ΠΓΔΜ

Αλλαγές ως προς την καταγωγή των Σλαβομακεδόνων σε έκδοση για την Ιστορία του λαού της χώρας. Σε αλλαγές ως προς την καταγωγή των Σλαβομακεδόνων, προχώρησε το Ινστιτούτο Εθνικής Ιστορίας της ΠΓΔΜ, στη νέα αναθεωρημένη έκδοση στην αγγλική και σλαβομακεδονική της «Ιστορίας του μακεδονικού λαού», η οποία χρηματοδοτήθηκε από την κυβέρνηση της ΠΓΔΜ και παρουσιάστηκε προχθές στα Σκόπια. Όπως αναφέρει σημερινό […]

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The Coin Atlas by Joe Cribb and Barry Cook

The Coin Atlas by Joe Cribb and Barry Cook

By Makedonas82

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The empire that shook the World by Andrew Taylor

The empire that shook the World by Andrew Taylor

By Makedonas82

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On the alleged differences between the Macedonians and the other ancient Greeks

On the alleged differences between the Macedonians and the other ancient Greeks

By Miltiades Elia Bolaris “εξ ιστορίας αναιρεθείσης της αληθείας, το καταλειπόμενον αυτής ανωφελές γίνεται διήγημα” Πολύβιος,  Ιστορίαι Α,14,6 “once the truth is stripped out of history, all that is left of it is but a useless narrative” Polybios,  Histories, I.14.6 Some revisionists of ancient history, in their attempt to promote their modern ultra nationalist agendas in the lower Balkans, have […]

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Martin Bernal’s “Black Athena” Promoted at Skoplje’s Book Fair [09-IV-2009]

The central promotion of the debunked magnum opus of Afrocentrism, “Black Athena” by Martin Bernal, during the Book Fair in Skoplje. Among the participant, apart from the author, were Rubin Zemon of “Evro-Balkan” institute, professor of philosophy Branislav Sarkanjac and Jordan Plevneš of the so-called “World Macedonian Congress”, all of whom openly displayed Pseudomacedonian nationalist motives for their admiration of […]

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Macedonian Cities: Literary and Epigraphic Sources about the history of Ancient Edessa

Macedonian Cities: Literary and Epigraphic Sources about the history of Ancient Edessa

Photo: Edessacity.gr One of the most important cities of Ancient Macedon was Edessa (Gr: Έδεσσα) , the ancient capital of the country. According to A. B. Tataki, ((J.N.Kalléris, Les Anciens Macédoniens I (Athens 1954) 117 n.2, 120 nn. 1-3, 315; according to him, ibid. 315, it recalls Greek rather than Phrygian or Thracian toponyms. Cf.F.Papazoglou, supra n. 3, 128 n. 20)) the […]

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A Dictionary of the Ancient World – Macedon

Macedon. Outlying Greek kingdom north of Thessaly, inland irom the Thermaic Gulf, on the northwest Aegean coast. In modern reference, the name Macedon usually refers to the political entity, as opposed to the general territory called Macedonia. Macedon’s heartland was the wide Thermaic plain, west of the modern Greek city of Thessaloniki, where the rivers Haliacmon and Axius flowed close […]

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Greek fisherman nets 2,200-year-old statue

Greek fisherman nets 2,200-year-old statue

Dating to 2nd century B.C., statue represented a male rider wearing armor The ministry said the find, dating to the late 2nd century B.C. was part of an equestrian statue of an armed man wearing a breastplate and carrying a sheathed sword March 23, 2009 ATHENS, Greece – A Greek fisherman must have been expecting a monster of a catch […]

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Archaeology Magazine Letter to the Editor by Professor Stephen G. Miller

Archaeology Magazine Letter to the Editor by Professor Stephen G. Miller

Editor, Archaeology Magazine 36-36 33rd Street Long Island City, NY 11106 U.S.A. Dear Sir,              I opened the January/February issue of Archaeology today and eagerly turned to “A Letter from Macedonia” only to discover that it was actually a letter from ancient Paionia – the land north of Mt. Barmous and Mt. Orbelos.  Livy’s account of the creation of the […]

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Greek origins of Ancient Epirus

Greek origins of Ancient Epirus

Greek origins of Ancient Epirus (Greece – Albania) Australian Macedonian Advisory Council February 21, 2009 Epirus, though mostly held by people of Grecian speech and lineage, had an intermixture of those called barbarians; Illyrians, and perhaps others. Herodotus however, among earliest, and Plutarch, among late ancient historians, clearly reckon the Molossians a Grecian people. Some expressions of Thucydides and Strabo […]

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