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Macedonia News : The Second Pan Macedonian Gathering took place in Sitaria, Florina

Macedonia News : The Second Pan Macedonian Gathering took place in Sitaria, Florina

Macedonia News –  More than 70 Macedonian bands from Greece and all over the world along with thousands of dancers and visitors participated in the 2nd Pan Macedonian Gathering (Παμμακεδονικό Αντάμωμα) that took place in Sitaria, Florina. The dancers who had split in teams, started from different spots in the village and combined all together in the central square. They […]

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The Macedonian Struggle for the liberation of Macedonia (1904-1908)

The Macedonian Struggle for the liberation of Macedonia (1904-1908)

The Macedonian struggle (1904-1908) The Macedonian struggle was a series of military conflicts of the native Macedonians (Greeks) against Turkish occupation and the Bulgarian komitadjis between 1904 and 1908. Gradually the Macedonian bands gained the upper hand, paving the way for the liberation of large parts of the Ottoman-occupied Macedonia by Greece during the Balkan Wars in 1912-1913. Many Indigenous Macedonians along with other […]

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The Greek Struggle for Macedonia (1904-1908)

The Macedonian struggle which took place between 1904-1908 was fought amongst Greeks, Bulgarian Komitadjis and Turks. Many Indigenous Macedonians along with other Greeks who rushed to help their brothers as volunteers, fought for the liberation of Macedonia. They were Known as “Makedonomachoi“.

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1895 – Demonstration in Athens of Cretans and Macedonians

1895 – Demonstration in Athens of Cretans and Macedonians

New York Times -13 Nov. 1895 A large number of Macedonians and Cretans  in Athens pass a resolution expressing their readiness to make every sacrifice possible in order to liberate Macedonia and Crete!!! Later they are organising a demonstration which ends in front of the Palace! By Kostas68

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Η Μακεδονία απελευθερώνει τη Χίο

Η Μακεδονία απελευθερώνει τη Χίο

Το 1912 ο ελληνικός στρατός απελευθερώνει τη Μακεδονία και την Ήπειρο και στη συνέχεια το Γενικό Επιτελείο Στρατού αποφασίζει την απελευθέρωση των νησιών του Αιγαίου. Είχαν προηγηθεί ενέργειες διαφόρων Χιωτών, που είχαν έρθει σε επαφή με τον πρωθυπουργό Ελευθέριο Βενιζέλο, για να του ζητήσουν βοήθεια για να απελευθερωθούν. Ο ελληνικός στόλος με ναύαρχο τον γενναίο Υδραίο Παύλο Κουντουριώτη αναλαμβάνει την […]

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Modern Historians – The Pan-Hellenic Crusade of Alexander the Great

Modern Historians – The Pan-Hellenic Crusade of Alexander the Great

*Ulrich Wilcken, “Alexander the Great (The Norton Library) ”,   page 89 Alexander undertook as his first duty the liberation of the Greek cities of Asia Minor from the Persian yoke. page 91 Everywhere the liberation from Persian rule was greeted with enthusiasm, and Alexander celebrated as the liberator. page 94 The first point of the Panhellenic program had been quickly achieved: […]

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Sojourners and Settlers: The ’Macedonian’ Community in Toronto to 1940” by Lillian Petroff

Sojourners and Settlers: The ’Macedonian’ Community in Toronto to 1940” by Lillian Petroff

Fom the book of Lillian Petroff “Sojourners and Settlers: The ’Macedonian’ Community in Toronto to 1940”

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Mark Mazower, Salonica City of Ghosts

Mark Mazower, Salonica City of Ghosts

Quote: Meanwhile, in Salonica itself, a militant new organization was incubating: in November 1893 the ‘Bulgarian MacedoAdrianopolitan Revolutionary Committee’ was founded by a group of men reared on the ideas of Russian anarchism, and proclaimed open to any who wished to fight for liberation from the Turks and autonomy for Macedonia. Sofia-based activists regarded it with suspicion and did not […]

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