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BBC (Dr. Michael Scott) – Who Were The Greeks

BBC (Dr. Michael Scott) – Who Were The Greeks

Ivory portrait of Philip II, Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai BBC (Dr. Michael Scott) – Who Were The Greeks (excerpt)

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Macedonia – An Hellenic Kingdom

Macedonia – An Hellenic Kingdom

Hellenic Macedonia Prior to the 4th century BC, the Greek kingdom of Macedonia covered a region approximately corresponding to the Western and Central parts of province of Macedonia in modern Greece. The Greek kingdom was situated in the fertile alluvial plain, watered by the rivers Haliacmon and Axius, called Lower Macedonia, north of the mountain Olympus. Around the time of […]

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Prof. Donald Kagan about Ancient Macedonia – Macedonians were fundamentally Greeks

Prof. Donald Kagan about Ancient Macedonia – Macedonians were fundamentally Greeks

Professor Donald Kagan – Macedonians were fundamentally Greeks, that is to say they were Greek-Speakers and Ethnically Greek. The lecture is part of the Yale University course Introduction to Ancient Greek History, taught on campus by Professor Donald Kagan, Sterling Professor of Classics and History at Yale University, and recorded for the Open Yale courses in Fall 2007. In this lecture, Prof. Kagan explains that Macedonians were fundamentally […]

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Sources from Kashmir prove Ancient Macedonians were Greeks

Sources from Kashmir prove Ancient Macedonians were Greeks

Irvan Naveed has written a book review of  “Ancient Greeks in Kashmir” by Iqbal Ahmad. Mr. Iqbal Ahmad, 51, was born in Parigam Chek, Kulgam. He is a graduate with Diploma in Numastics, Archaeology and Heritage. He is an archaeologist, writer, and a cultural historian. Mr. Iqbal Ahmad has published 12 reference books on Kashmir archaeology and heritage.) Except valuable information, […]

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Macedonia – New York Times about the Bulgarians of Macedonia (1900 – 1910)

Macedonia – New York Times about the Bulgarians of Macedonia (1900 – 1910)

A reader of HoM kindly shared with us that some confused souls from FYROM are on great pains. They are struggling to discover “proofs” of  Macedonians allegedly not being Greeks in New York Times archives of the early 20th century. As a humanitarian gesture to FYROM’s Slavs who are so frustrated to discover their real roots, we thought to assist […]

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Macedonia – Ethnographic Map of Kiepert (1878)

Macedonia – Ethnographic Map of Kiepert (1878)

Macedonia – Ethnographic Map by Kiepert Rare ethnographic map  by the  German cartographer, Heinrich Kiepert depicting Balkans. (a) The ethnographic maps of the  famous cartographer who was distinguished for the scientific value of his maps,  depicts the region of Macedonia. as being inhabited primarily by Greeks and secondly by Bulgarians.    (b)  neither Kiepert in his time knew any fictitious […]

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Claudius Aelianus considered Macedonians as Greeks

Claudius Aelianus considered Macedonians as Greeks

Claudius Aelianus (ca. 175 – ca. 235) (Greek: Κλαύδιος Αἰλιανός), often seen as just Aelian, born at Praeneste, was a Roman author and teacher of rhetoric who flourished under Septimius Severus and probably outlived Elagabalus, who died in 222. He spoke Greek so perfectly that he was called “honey-tongued” (meliglossos); Roman-born, he preferred Greek authors, and wrote in a slightly archaizing […]

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Macedonia 1916 – Rare photo of the Public Meeting from 30,000 Macedonians in Thessaloniki

Macedonia 1916 – Rare photo of the Public Meeting from 30,000 Macedonians in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, Macedonia 1916 – A call for the Greek government from to take action against Bulgarians by a massive crowd of 30,000 Macedonians who gathered in Thessaloniki. The Macedonians, Proud of being Greeks had erected a big Greek flag. Similar public meetings against Bulgarians took place in other cities of Macedonia in Greece. The public meeting of the thousand Macedonians was so massive for the […]

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Macedonia News :  PAOK Thessaloniki crashes Tottenham Hotspur

Macedonia News : PAOK Thessaloniki crashes Tottenham Hotspur

Dimitrios Salpigidis scored the first goal of PAOK Thessaloniki against Tottenham inside White Hart Lane. The Greek team from Macedonia passed to the next round  of the Europa League. MACEDONIA NEWS – PAOK Thessaloniki shocked Tottenham by scoring twice in the first 13 minutes. Dimitris Salpingidis and Stefanos Athanasiadis scored for PAOK to give the Greeks from Macedonia a 2-0 lead against […]

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Chatzimarkakis : “Makedonski” originates from Bulgarian Dialects and ancient Macedonians were Greeks

Chatzimarkakis : “Makedonski” originates from Bulgarian Dialects and ancient Macedonians were Greeks

MEP Jorgo Chatzimarkakis stated that “Makedonski” cannot be named “Macedonian” and  ancient Macedonians spoke Greek and were ethnically Greek.   MEP Jorgo Chatzimarkakis issued an open letter in his Official Website where the German MP  elaborated on his recent statement about speaking “Makedonski.” Among others, Mr Chatzimarkakis stated: After the end of the meetings, i stated, as a representative of the European Commission, that there are signs from Brussels for […]

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