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Alexander the Great and his Greek Origins

Alexander the Great and his Greek Origins

Alexander the Great Alexander III of Macedon, was born in 356 BC in Pella, capital of the Macedonian kingdom, an ancient Greek state. He was son of the Macedonian king Philip II and Olympias, princess of Molossians in Epirus. The Macedonian Royal House The Macedonian royal house was called “Argeads” or “Temenidae“. According to the tradition, the founder of the […]

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“History of Macedonia” by Prof. R. Malcolm Errington

“History of Macedonia” by Prof. R. Malcolm Errington

R. Malcolm Errington, ‘A History of Macedonia’ University of California Press, February 1993, pg 3 “That the Macedonians and their kings did in fact speak a dialect of Greek and bore Greek names may be regarded nowadays as certain.” ——————- Page 4 “Ancient allegations that the Macedonians were non-Greeks all had their origin in Athens at the time of the […]

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Ancient Macedonia – Deductions and explanation of the term ‘Barbaroi’ by N.G.L. Hammond

Ancient Macedonia – Deductions and explanation of the term ‘Barbaroi’ by N.G.L. Hammond

Deductions and explanation of the term ‘barbaroi’ The deductions are the following. The Macedonians and the Magnesians lived ‘around Pieria and Olympus’, which I take to be the high ground where there were fine summer pastures. Each spoke its own dialect of Greek. The dialects were related to one another. But both were different from the dialects which developed among […]

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Recent Real Historical Tragedy – The Albanian Encyclopedia

Australian Macedonian Advisory Council January 05, 2010 Recently, Mr. Nijazi Muhamedi (President of the editorial board of the new ‘fictional’ Albanian Encyclopedia) stated: “The ancient warrior king Alexander the Great, was neither Greek, nor Macedonian, but Albanian” (http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/main/news/24745/). His book ‘Albanian Macedonia’, was launched in Tetovo, in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) this week. Mr. Muhamedi said that […]

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