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Macedonian history: The Greek Religion of ancient Macedonians

Macedonian history: The Greek Religion of ancient Macedonians

  Macedonian History: The Chryselephantine Shield from the Tomb II (Aigai/ Vergina) bearing the Greek Maiandros  in Macedonia, Greece  From the data at our disposal at present, we know that the Macedonians worshipped the twelve Olympian gods, both collectively and individually, and also Pluto, Persephone, Dionysos, Pan, Hestia, Heracles, Asklepios, Okeanos, Amphitrite, the Nereids, Thetys, Orpheus, the Diocouroi, Amphilochos, the Nymphs, the […]

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Cleopatra, Afrocentrism and Media Distortions

Cleopatra, Afrocentrism and Media Distortions

Cleopatra VII Photo @ Wikipedia.org Yesterday, i noticed accidentally a BBC report , published almost one year ago, entitled “Cleopatra’s mother ‘was African”. Although the report was related to an archaeological discovery, it brought forward again the famous ongoing discussion about the controversy of Cleopatra’s race At the beginning of the report we can read: “Cleopatra, the last Egyptian Pharaoh, renowned for her beauty, […]

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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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KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’. 336-323 bc

KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’. 336-323 bc

KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’. 336-323 B BC     Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 175. Closing Date: Monday, 5 January 2009. Estimate $75000 Sold For $60000     KINGS of MACEDON. Alexander III ‘the Great’. 336-323 BC. AV Distater (17.24 g, 7h). ‘Amphipolis’ mint. Struck under Antipater, Polyperchon, or Kassander, circa 323-316 BC. Head of Athena right, wearing single-pendant earring, necklace, […]

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Makedonika I: The Ancient Macedonian Testimonies (Archaeological Sources)

Makedonika I: The Ancient Macedonian Testimonies (Archaeological Sources)

In this article, we intend to examine the ancient evidence on the way the Ancient Macedonians were defining themselves in reference to their own identity. Concerning their own beliefs about themselves we shall review the available evidence coming from the ancient sources, both Literary and Archaeological. B. The Archaeological Evidence. [1] Pella Katadesmos The Pella curse tablet is a curse or magic spell (Greek: κατάδεσμος, katadesmos) inscribed on […]

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The Arnaiz-Villena Theory: Another Skopjean Myth Exposed and Explained PART II

The Arnaiz-Villena Theory: Another Skopjean Myth Exposed and Explained PART II

In their follow-up paper, an explanation was provided for the first paper’s findings, probably because when one submits a manuscript to a scientific journal, there are word limits and they thus required a second paper to describe their theories in greater detail. It is clear that they understand their findings are against all historical evidence when they claim that there […]

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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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