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Ancient sources about Macedonia as a Greek Land

Ancient sources about Macedonia as a Greek Land

Ancient Sources 1.Quote: Macedonia, of course, is a part of Greece“. Strabo, VII, Frg. 9 (Loeb, H.L. Jones) *Strabo, the famous ancient geographer makes it more than clear to everybody that ancient Macedonia, without doubt, IS A PART OF GREECE. 2. Quote: “Your ancestors invaded Macedonia and the rest of Greece and did us great harm, though we had done […]

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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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