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The Macedonian Theorodokoi and the Panhellenic Festivals

The Macedonian Theorodokoi and the Panhellenic Festivals

  By Blood of DorusThe athletes at Panhellenic games competed not only on their own behalf but they represented their community as well. The Panhellenic games were the festivals of the Greek poleis and polities, which sent official delegations to bring their offerings to the gods, to represent the community at the games, and to applaud their champions. The victorious […]

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Macedonia News : Greece humiliates FYROM in Water Polo

Macedonia News : Greece humiliates FYROM in Water Polo

Macedonia News : Greece Men’s Water Polo Squad easily crashed FYROM with the devastating 12-2 in the premiere of the Pre-Olympic tournament in Edmondon, CA. Andric’s players didnt meet any resistance at all and showed from the first minute who was the boss in the match. The Greek team played superb defence during the match and kept their opponents in scoring […]

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H Είδηση της Χρονιάς από τα Σκόπια!!

H Είδηση της Χρονιάς από τα Σκόπια!!

ΤΙ ΠΙΝΟΥΝ ΚΑΙ ΔΕΝ ΜΑΣ ΔΙΝΟΥΝ!!!  

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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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Greece in the making 1200-479 BC by Robin Osborne

Greece in the making 1200-479 BC by Robin Osborne

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Evaluating Herodotus’ testimony on the ancient Macedonians

Evaluating Herodotus’ testimony on the ancient Macedonians

Australian Macedonian Advisory Council November 21, 2008 In the following text I shall present the whole Herodotean testimony on the ancient Macedonian history. But before proceeding with the presentation I must clarify the four separate components of the ancient Macedonian history. These components can be seen as distinctions between the Macedonian Royal House and the Macedonian population and between Macedonia […]

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Antikythera Mechanism may have timetabled ancient Olympic Games

Antikythera Mechanism may have timetabled ancient Olympic Games

The Antikythera Mechanism, a clockwork device made in Greece around 150–100 BC, astounded the world two years ago when scientists deduced how this machine was used to make complex astronomical time-reckonings. Now they say that the instrument, discovered in 1901 in a Mediterranean shipwreck, did much more than that. Researchers have been trying to decode the mechanism’s inscriptions and functions […]

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