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Ancient Macedonians had nothing in common with Illyrians

Ancient Macedonians had nothing in common with Illyrians

We have been accustomed in this blog to reading groundless claims from Albanian Nationalists regarding an alleged connection between Ancient Macedonians and Illyrians.  While all the available archaeological and literary evidence makes it explicit that Ancient Macedonians and their Barbarian Illyrian neighbours shared nothing in common – except a common border –  it has becoming tiresome to point out the obvious again and again to such terribly misinformed souls. […]

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Segregation between Ancient Greek tribes in literary sources

Segregation between Ancient Greek tribes in literary sources

Presentation  of ancient Greek tribes being segregated by the rest of Greeks In the cases of Athenians: “When the estrangement which had arisen between the Athenians and the Hellenes became noised abroad, there came to Athens ambassadors from the Persians and from the Hellenes. [Diodoros of Sicily 11.28.1]   “…the Hellenes gathered in congress decreed to make common cause with […]

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