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“Be Yourself, Be Macedon” – New propagandistic FYROM’s Video

“Be Yourself, Be Macedon” – New propagandistic FYROM’s Video

“Be Yourself, Be Macedon” – Recovery Video Distributed by Cardiosurgeon Žan Mitrev, Owner of Filip II Hospital (Skopje) Bidi svoj, bidi Makedon (sic!)” is an inspirational video based upon visual and audio therapy, intended to facilitate recovery of people upon cardiac surgery have been performed. It was directed by Niče Dimovski, the director of so-called “Makedonska molitva” and indeed it […]

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Ancient Macedonia – Philip II (359-336 BC ) and ancient Greek coins

Ancient Macedonia – Philip II (359-336 BC ) and ancient Greek coins

Ancient Macedonia  – http://www.TrustedCoins.com Ilya Zlobin, expert in coins and artifacts of the ancient Greek, Roman and Byzantine times reads the biography of the ancient Greek king of Macedonia Philip II of Macedonia. He was the father of Alexander the Great and won the Olympic games in ancient times and he made coins commemorating his victory. You can own these authentic ancient […]

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Skopje historically had never been Macedonian

Skopje historically had never been Macedonian

Typical residents of modern Skopje (FYROM) : two Albanians and a cop. – Ancient Scupi (modern Skopje), initially a Paeonian settlement, was founded in early antiquity near Axios (Vardar). It became the Capital of ancient Dardania, hence it was not part of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon. – Dardanians were racially, a totally unrelated people to Ancient Macedonians and belonged […]

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Museums of Macedonia in Greece: Archaeological Museum of Veria

Museums of Macedonia in Greece: Archaeological Museum of Veria

From the YouTube channel of LycurgosNysio The museum includes collections of Hellenistic and Roman sculpture (funerary reliefs, funerary and honorary altars, portraits, table supports, statues) from the city of Veroia and other sites of the district, Hellenistic pottery and figurines from the cemeteries of Veroia, Hellenistic and Roman architectural parts (columns, bases, capitals etc.) exhibited in the courtyard, inscriptions from […]

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Philip II of Macedonia – the Unifier of Greece

Philip II of Macedonia – the Unifier of Greece

  King Philip II of Macedon.   Video from the Youtube channel of eformisis Philip II (Greek: Φιλιππος) was a Greek king of Macedon from 359 BC until his death in 336 BC. The famous king (Βασιλεύς) and father of Alexander the Great,  was born in 383/82 BC. He was son of the king Amyntas III and queen Eurydice. His […]

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kingdoms of ancient Greece : Macedonia / Macedon

Macedonia / Macedon The Macedonians were of Hellenic stock, claiming legendary descent from the Dorians who conquered Sparta and much of Greece towards the end of the Mycenaean period. Their name is generally thought to mean ‘highlander’, which would be entirely appropriate for their mountainous homeland. They probably arrived in the northernmost parts of Greece on the tail-end of the […]

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Guilty Pleasures: Luxury in ancient Greece (Athens, Sparta, Macedon)

by David Wilson Part one of a two part series for BBC4, preseted by Dr Michael Scott of Darwin College, Cambridge. Shot in Athens, Sparta, Macedon and the UK, the film explores the intense debate about luxury which went on throughout the classical period, and which has many echoes in our own time [vimeo clip_id=”25556379″]

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A Classical Education to Treasure

A Classical Education to Treasure

By Paul Levy OXFORD—”Heracles to Alexander the Great: Treasures from the Royal Capital of Macedon, a Hellenic Kingdom in the Age of Democracy” is as crowded with objects as its title is with ideas. The Ashmolean manages to cram in about 500 objects, discovered in the royal tombs and palaces of Aegae (modern-day Vergina in the north of Greece), most […]

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Thrasymachus quote on Archelaos of Macedon Revisited

Thrasymachus quote on Archelaos of Macedon Revisited

While speaking on behalf of Larisseans, Thrasymachos made use of the term “Barbarian” while refering to the king Archelaos of Macedon. “Shall we being Greeks, Be  slaves to Archelaos, a Barbarian?” (“Αρχελάω δουλεύσομεν Έλληνες όντες Βαρβάρω;”) Here of course it would be of tremendous help, if we had Thrasymachos full text in the original, instead of having a quote out of context like we have now. The above excerpt shows […]

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Academic Lecture about Ancient Macedonia – Macedonians were fundamentally Greeks

Academic Lecture about Ancient Macedonia – Macedonians were fundamentally Greeks

Professor Kagan – Macedonians were fundamentally Greeks, that is to say they were Greek-Speakers and Ethnically Greek. Introduction to Ancient Greek History (CLCV 205) In this lecture, Professor Kagan tells the story of the rise of Philip and describes his early actions: unifying Macedon, defeating barbarian armies, and creating a new, professional, national army. According to Professor Kagan, through these […]

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