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Prof. W. Clarysse: Macedonian nobility in Alexandria spoke a Doric Dialect and had Doric Names

Prof. W. Clarysse: Macedonian nobility in Alexandria spoke a Doric Dialect and had Doric Names

One of the best researches over the Ethnic diversity and dialects in Ptolemaic Egypt and especially in Alexandria,  comes from prof. W. Clarysse.  Prof. Clarysse after examining all the available evidence regarding the names of ancient Macedonians in the Alexandria of Egypt, concludes that “nearly all the names are Greek and only 3 hellenized families shows traces of foreign descent“. Furthermore, he adds “All […]

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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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