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Rare maps of 17th century showing Macedonia as part of Greece

Rare maps of 17th century showing Macedonia as part of Greece

In these rare maps of 17th c. coming from various countries of Europe like Belgium, Netherlands, Italy we can witness the general notion of the era that Macedonia is a part of Greece. Of course Skopje was always OUT of Macedonia.  Ptolemaeus, Claudius Publish 1621 in Padua Map of Hellas 1624, from Belgium   Muenster, Sebastian Das Sechste Buch Griechenlandt […]

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Flavius Claudius Julianus considered Alexander Greek

The emperor Flavius Claudius Julianus, known also as Julian or Julian the Apostate was a very wise and educated person who left behind many writings. In his work “The Caesars” the emperor  wrote this short comic sketch on the occasion of the Saturnalia in December 361 A.D. It describes a contest between the Roman emperors, with Alexander the Great called in […]

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