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Henry Bernard – shade of the Balkans: being a collection of Bulgarian folksongs and proverbs, 1904

Henry Bernard – shade of the Balkans: being a collection of Bulgarian folksongs and proverbs, 1904

The shade of the Balkans: being a collection of Bulgarian folksongs and proverbs (1904) Bernard, Henry

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M. MacDermott – For Freedom and Perfection. The Life of Yane Sandansky, 1988

Quote: According to Mustakov, Yane asserted that, in spite of believing in the possibility of Turkey’s regeneration, HE WAS STILL A PURE BULGARIAN AT HEART, and he spoke bitterly of those who accused him of lack of patriotism, of hostility towards Bulgaria, etc., when he had done nothing for Turkey which had harmed his own people, when he had protected […]

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Tom Gallagher – Outcast Europe

Quote: Where an overaching identity existed among Slavs in Macedonia, it was a Bulgarian one UNTIL at least the 1860s. The cultural impetus for a seperated Macedonian identity would only emerge LATER Outcast Europe BY Tom Gallagher, page 47

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James Pettifer – The New Macedonian Question (St. Antony’s)

Quote: The origin of the Macedonian dispute the south-east half of Slav Macedonia where the population was most nearly Bulgarian The New Macedonian Question (St. Antony’s) by James Pettifer, page 12

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Dimitar Miladinov letter

Quote: A letter from Dimiter Miladinov1 (in Ohrid) to Victor Grigorovich2 (in Vienna) about the search for Bulgarian folk songs and relics in Macedonia February 25th, 1846 I have not received a single line since your departure. In the meantime my efforts concerning OUR Bulgarian language and the Bulgarian (folk) songs, in compliance with your recommendations are unsurpassed. I have […]

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Skopje – a city with Bulgarian population through history

Quote: Si la Bulgarie, après beaucoup d’hésitations et non sans regret, a fait le grand sacrifice d’abandonner Uskub, dont la population est bulgare Documents diplomatiques français (1871-1914). By France. Commission de publication des documents relatifs aux origines de la guerre de 1914 Translation: If Bulgaria, after many hesitations and not without regret, did the great sacrifice and give up Uskub, […]

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Balkanologist Vladimir Sis about Slavic Macedonians

Quote Whoever is familiar with the basic structural principles of the two neighboring languages must, even though he may not be a philologist, arrive, on the basis of the examples cited here, at the same conclusion to which also the French slavicist, Louis Leger, came, and I repeat his words: The Macedonian Slavs are Bulgarians and speak a Bulgarian dialect. […]

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Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 1994

Quote “From a strictly linguistic point of view Macedonian can be called a Bulgarian dialect, as structurally it is most similar to Bulgarian. — Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics (1994)

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Linguist Vladimir I. Georgiev “Introduction to the History of the Indo-European Languages”

“……….the nucleus of the Macedonian vocabulary consists of words which have exact correspondence in Greek.The importance of these words and the archaic phonological character of Macedonian lead to the conclusion that these are not borrowings but inherited words: this fact is confirmed by the genetic unity of Macedonian and Greek. Moreover, the numerous lexical and phonological isoglosses in Macedonian and […]

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