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Account about Macedonia – “The modern Traveller” published in 1830

Account about Macedonia – “The modern Traveller” published in 1830

When Dr. Clarke was at Salonica in 1801, Mr Charnaud, theenglish consul, estimated the population a only 53,000, of whom, 15000 were supposed to be Jews, 80000 Greeks and the rest Turks. Beaujour stats it at 60,000 including about 16,000 Greeks, 12,000 Jews, 30,000 Turks, and 2000 Franks, Tchingenais (gipsies), blacks and Mamins, “a race half Turks, half Jews”. The […]

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Encyclopaedia Britannica 1824 – The People of Greece

Encyclopaedia Britannica 1824 – The People of Greece

Some interesting notes from a very early synopsis of Greece in 1824 ( including Macedonia, Thessaly, Epirus, and the islands): 1: The population of Greece was composed of chiefly three races: Greeks, Albanians, and Turks, with a smaller number of Vlachs, Jews, and Armenians. 2: Turks formed only about 10% of Greece (and Albania) outside Macedonia and Thessaly. 3: Albanian […]

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Ottoman Archives: There is no “Macedonian” Nation

Ottoman Archives: There is no “Macedonian” Nation

In the Turkish Institute of Ottoman Studies, there is a unique document which mentions all the non-muslim Nations during Ottoman era. Naturally the pseudomacedonians are nowhere to be found!!! http://www.osmanli.org.tr/dosyaara.php?bolum=4&id=264 «Gayr-ı Müslimlerin etnik olarak dağılımı ise şöyledir; Rumlar, Yunanlılar, Bulgarlar, Pomaklar, Sırplar, Hırvatlar, Karadağlılar, Bosnalılar, Arnavutlar, Macarlar, Polonyalılar, Çingeneler, Ermeniler, Gürcüler, Süryaniler, Kildaniler, Araplar (Maruni, Melkit vs), Yahudiler, Romenler, Türkler […]

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Judaeo-Spanish Folktales in Macedonia

Judaeo-Spanish Folktales in Macedonia

Another account on the population of Monastir/Bitola by Cynthia Crews. No “Ethnic Macedonians” existed. Judaeo-Spanish Folktales in Macedonia by Cynthia Crews Folklore, Vol. 43, No. 2 (Jun. 30, 1932) p. 194 “Before the war Bitolj had some 60,000 inhabitants, which were reduced to 28,000, for most of the families who fled from it to escape the horrors of war never […]

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Germany of Shame

Germany of Shame

Germans in Greece ([email protected]) If Greeks are allegedly “crooks” for the German “Focus”, then how  Greeks should call the Germans considering the following: Destruction of the Third Reich in Greece …  558.000 dead(125.000  executed, others died from hunger, hardships, etc.) 70.000 Greek Jews exterminated in a total of 80,000, 830.000 unable to work 3.700 cities and villages wholly or partially destroyed, […]

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An [unpublished] response to Andrew Apostolou’s Wall Street Journal piece

To the Editor [of the *Wall Street Journal*]: Andrew Apostolou’s “The Shame of Modern Greece” (Opinion Europe, January 20, 2010), about the arson attacks on a historic synagogue in Chania on the island of Crete,  represents a case of a premature judgment used to support a simple-minded sermon without respect for the complexity of the historic relationship between the Greeks […]

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8 May 1888 – Pall Mall Gazette about the Population of Macedonia

8 May 1888 – Pall Mall Gazette about the Population of Macedonia

By Christos P. The Pall Mall Gazette was an evening newspaper founded in London on 7 February 1865. It was owned by George Murray  Smith; its first editor was Frederick Greenwood. In 1921 The Globe merged into the Pall Mall Gazette, which itself was absorbed into the Evening Standard in 1923. In an article of 8th May, 1888 related to […]

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Crash Course in Jewish History #27 – The Greek Empire

Crash Course in Jewish History #27 – The Greek Empire

To the Greeks, what was beautiful was holy; to the Jews, what was holy was beautiful. These views were bound to clash. by Rabbi Ken Spiro The 4th century BCE has been eventful for the Jewish people: Exiled to Babylon, they witness the fall of a mighty empire before their very eyes as the Persians invade. Permitted to return to […]

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The Greekness of ancient Macedonians in the Old and New Testament

The Greekness of ancient Macedonians in the Old and New Testament

OLD TESTAMENT   Daniel explaining Navouchodonosor’s first dream “This is what you saw king: A statue came and stood in front of you, very big with exceptional splendor and horrific sight. Its head was made of pure gold, its chest and arms of silver, its belly and thigs of copper, its shins of iron and feet consisted of one part […]

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Sabbatical Year coins of Alexander Jannaeus

Sabbatical Year coins of Alexander Jannaeus

  Sabbatical Year coins of Alexander Jannaeus Filed under: First Century Life — uhl staff @ 12:45 am Alexander Jannaeus (103–76 BCE); Sabbatical years of his reign: 100/101, 93/92, 86/85, 79/78 Unlike his predecessors who asserted themselves on coins to be “High Priest” and ethnarchs, Alexander Jannaeus proclaimed himself to be both High Priest and King. The title “King” was […]

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