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Philip fulfiled his mentor’s Epaminondas dream to unite Greece

Philip fulfiled his mentor’s Epaminondas dream to unite Greece

Taken from the book of Lewis Vance Cummings “Alexander the Great”  Page 20 Philip had been a boy of thirteen when he was taken as a hostage to Thebes. He had been well treated, and placed in charge of Epaminondas, perhaps the greatest Greek of that day. The Thcban was a man of culture, an orator of the first caliber, a […]

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Ancient writers about Macedonia – Strabo

Strabo – “Geography”  “There remain of Europe, first, Macedonia and the parts of Thrace that are contiguous to it and extend as far as Byzantium; secondly, Greece; and thirdly, the islands that are close by. Macedonia, of course, is a part of Greece, yet now, since I am following the nature and shape of the places geographically, I have decided […]

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Skopjan propaganda # 18_”Philip II United the Greeks”

Stefou Lies # 18_”Philip II United the Greeks” The systematic counterfeiting of the history of Macedonia by the Skopjans since 1944 and their attempt to monopolize the “Macedonia” name were considered by the Hellenic people as absurd and unworthy of their attention. Stefou was one from the Skopjan that use lies in order to expose his propaganda. He uses the […]

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Greek Ancestry of Alexander the Great

Greek Ancestry of Alexander the Great

  1. [Diodorus Siculus 17.1.5] “Alexander’s ancestry went back to Heracles on his father’s side, while through his mother he was related to the Aeacids.” 2. [Plutarch, Alexander 2.1-2] “As for Alexander’s family, it is firmly established that he was descended from Heracles through Caranus on his father’s side and from Aeacus through Neoptolemus on his mother’s. The story goes […]

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