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Ancient Macedonians

Ancient Macedonians

Ancient Macedonians From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia    This article is about the people of ancient Greece; for all other uses, see Macedonian (disambiguation).    The expansion of the ancient Macedonians in 4th century BC. The Macedonians (Greek: Μακεδόνες, Makedónes) were an ancient tribe which inhabited the alluvial plain around the rivers Haliacmon and lower Axius, north of Mount Olympus […]

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SA Parliament to debate Pontian genocide

SA Parliament to debate Pontian genocide

SA Parliament to debate Pontian genocide   The South Australian Parliament will be considering a motion to acknowledge the Pontian, Armenian and Assyrian genocides. Alexandros Logothetis The South Australian Parliament will debate a motion for the recognition of the Pontian genocide on April 30. The motion has been introduced by the South Australian Attorney General, Minister of Justice and Multicultural […]

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How FYROM’s propaganda distorts Plutarch’s views

How FYROM’s propaganda distorts Plutarch’s views

We have been accustomed to witness every day new false and, in certain cases ludicrus, allegations from FYROM’s propaganda in their struggle to distort the view of Plutarch about ancient Macedonians of being another Greek tribe, as it was evidently shown before in this blog. As usual FYROM’s propaganda tends to use text taken out of context in their attempt to falsificate […]

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French self-witness “Macedonians even if they die NEVER deny HELLENISM”

French self-witness “Macedonians even if they die NEVER deny HELLENISM”

Account from a Frencman self-witness who found himself in Macedonia and specifically “to Demir-Hissar, to Barakli-Djoumai’a, to Serres, to Nevrocop, to Razlog, to Djumal-Bala, to Melnik, to Petritch, to Drama, to Cavalla, to Niaousta, to Vodena, to Sorovitch, to Clissoura, to Kastoria, to Monastir, to Megarovo, to Tirnovo, to Fiorina, and to a hundred villages. “Everywhere I found men who, […]

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Mural of 1568 calls Alexander “king of Hellenes”

Mural of 1568 calls Alexander “king of Hellenes”

From greek newspaper ‘Kathimerini‘. The mural dates from 1568 and anyone can see it in Moni Docheiareiou in Mt. Athos. The monastery of Docheiareiou appears to date back to the early years of the eleventh century. From one side it says ‘Alexander King of the Hellenes’ and from the other ‘Augustus King of the Romans’

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References from Ancient Sources to the Panhellenic character of Alexander’s campaign

References from Ancient Sources to the Panhellenic character of Alexander’s campaign

  [1] Quote: It has been reported to me that it was the rhetorician Isocrates who was responsible for the servitude that the Macedonian imposed on the Persians. For the fame of the speech Panegyricus, which Isocrates delivered to the Greeks, spread to Macedonia, And it was this that first stirred Philip’s animosity towards Asia. When Philip died, the speech […]

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