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Alexander the Great – The Hellenization of the East by Ulrich Wilcken

Alexander the Great – The Hellenization of the East by Ulrich Wilcken

From the Book “Alexander the Great” by Ulrich Wilcken, excertps taken from pp 257-259, 298 For fair use only Alex marched out as the enthusiastic admirer of Greek culture-who was to open up the East to its influence. Did he remain faithful to this object after he had become acquainted with the old cultures of the East, which could not […]

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Who were the Ancient Macedonians?

Who were the Ancient Macedonians?

It is almost impossible for an admirer of the Ancient Macedonian History not to be involved, one way or another, with one of the questions which still remain crucial in our days. Who were the Ancient Macedonians? The aforementioned question has emerged into an object of scholarly research for a really long time. Many eminent scholars discussed the various manifestations of the Macedonian identity mostly […]

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The ‘Hellenization’ argument contradiction about ancient macedonians

 Whenever the issue of ancient Macedonian greekness arises,we notice the same contradiction over and over. Until now as we are all aware, the archaeological inscriptions found – specifically the Pella’s curse tablet of 4th cent. BC which is the oldest ancient ‘Macedonian’ text we have – are proving that Macedonians spoke a dialect related to North-West Greek. This is a conclusion which the entirety of the scientific […]

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