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The Greek Character of Macedonia through the Ages

The Greek Character of Macedonia through the Ages

«ΕΣΤΙΝ ΟΥΝ ΕΛΛΑΣ ΚΑΙ Η ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΙΑ»  By Christos Karatzios MD (Estin oun Ellas ke i Makedonia) “Macedonia, is of course a part of Greece”                         Strabo, Geography, book 7, Fragment 9 (circa 7 BC – 23 AD) With this quote, Strabo, the famous ancient Greek historian and geographer described the relation of Macedonia to the rest of Greece when he was describing the known ancient […]

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More about the Chania synagogue incident

Dear colleagues,   In light of the recent arson attacks on Chania’s Etz Hayyim Synagogue, the subsequent rather nasty Opinion Article in the Wall Street Journal (see: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704320104575014571634292264.html?mod=googlenews_wsj#articleTabs%3Darticle ), and the raised eyebrows by officials in the US State Department, I would like to offer my thoughts on the matter. As is reported today by Georgios Delastik in Ethnos (see: […]

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Athens and Skopje – Reply to Mr. Craig Whitlock by Dr Christos Karatzios

Athens and Skopje – Reply to Mr. Craig Whitlock by Dr Christos Karatzios

Dear Mr. Whitlock,                                                                    Friday, July 31, 2009               I thank you for taking the time to respond to my e-mail. It was courteous of you to do so in view of your busy schedule, and since many readers on this issue have probably contacted you.             However, and unfortunately I continue to disagree with your views. You state that […]

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Reply to the Washington Post Article by Dr. Christos Karatzios

Reply to the Washington Post Article by Dr. Christos Karatzios

Dear Mr. Whitlock,                                                   Thursday, July 30, 2009  I am sorry to see that your article “Another Rift Between Greece, Macedonia” published online on The Washington Post’s website on July 28, 2009 is completely off mark, biased, and reflects a generally unprofessional attitude on your part. This is not what international reporting is supposed to be like, in my opinion. The […]

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An academic response to Professor Joseph on Modern Greek Studies Association

An academic response to Professor Joseph on Modern Greek Studies Association

The critical input by Professor Brian Joseph, a respected linguist and an authority on South Slavic Linguistics  is greatly appreciated. Let me state from the outset that I recognize the hard work behind the late Vasko Karadza’s dictionary. Obviously, this was a labour of love. It should be noted though that this dictionary which is promoted by Vinozhito,  the self-described […]

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