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Giant bronze figure depicting the Greek Princess Olympias Erected in FYROM

Giant bronze figure depicting the Greek Princess Olympias Erected in FYROM

Pregnant Olympias sat before Philip  Giant bronze figure of a pregnant woman was placed in the square of “Karpoš uprising” today which is the area between the Stone Bridge and the Old Skopje Bazaar. This is the fourth piece of the monument which is part of the fountain, and which occupies a central place on the square near the church “Sv. Dimitrija”. Like […]

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MACEDONIA: Alexander style SEAL, a global brand

MACEDONIA: Alexander style SEAL, a global brand

Intaglio shows seated Zeus clothed in sacred robe holding over one shoulder a scepter symbolizing lightning, with eagle of victory in hand. This is similar design to the huge, 13m ‘wonder of world’ statue of Zeus with winged Nike overseeing Olympic games at Elis, a uniting brand for the factious Greeks. The teenage Alexander the Great was Royal Seal-holder for […]

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Alexander The great . Olympias – hurt christina Aguilera

Alexander The great . Olympias – hurt christina Aguilera

Alexander The great . Olympias – hurt christina Aguilera FROM : http://www.youtube.com/user/sion14i

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Ancient writers about Macedonia – Arrian

Ancient writers about Macedonia – Arrian

ARRIAN – THE CAMPAIGNS OF ALEXANDER Penguin Classics, Translated by Aubrey De Selincourt [1] At Athens too there was a certain amount of trouble; but resistance collapsed the moment Alexander approached and he was granted even greater honours than his father Philip before him. Arrian, The Campaigns of Alexander Book 1, page 42 [2] They then presented themselves in the […]

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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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The Albanian myth from William Maxwell (Albania – Greece)

Australian Macedonian Advisory Council October 04, 2009   With a great surprise we read an amazing historical quote that concerns various periods from European history that derives from Prof. William Maxwell and can be found in the article “Journey to Albania” (http://gaiaschool.info/Journey_to_Albania.html). This quote reads: “The Albanians are universally acknowledged as the descendants of the Illyrians who gave the world […]

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Philip II of Macedon (Wikipedia)

Philip II of Macedon (Wikipedia)

Philip II of Macedon From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   Philip II Basileus of Macedon Bust of Philip II of Macedon Reign 359 BC – 336 BC Greek Φίλιππος Born 382 BC Birthplace Pella, Macedon Died October, 336 BC (aged 46) Place of death Aigai, Macedon Buried Aigai, Macedon Predecessor Amyntas IV Successor Alexander the Great Wives Audata Phila Nicesipolis […]

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Η «Ιερή Γη» της Σαμοθράκης

Η «Ιερή Γη» της Σαμοθράκης

Η «Ιερή Γη» της Σαμοθράκης 22 Ιουλίου 2009 (10:31 UTC+2)  Τα Ιερά των αρχαίων χρόνων βρίσκονται σε τόπους τόσο εξαιρετικής ομορφιάς και αισθητικής δύναμης, ώστε νοιώθει κανείς ότι η υποβλητικότητα του τοπίου συμμετείχε στην γέννηση της θρησκευτικότητας και στην καθιέρωσή τους ως ιερούς χώρους προσκυνήματος.  Στη Σαμοθράκη δεσπόζει το ξεκάθαρο κωνικό σχήμα του βουνού του Σάος, του Φεγγαριού με τις […]

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Ancient Macedonian Cities and Settlements – Pydna

Ancient Macedonian Cities and Settlements – Pydna

Ancient Pydna lies in north Pieria, to the south of Makrygialos. The first settlement of the region, one of the most extensive settlements of the Late Neolithic period, is located to the south west of Makrygialos. The settlement presents two phases, one pre-Diminian. covering an area of approximately 75 acres and bounded by a trench system, and another contemporary with […]

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