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Risto Stefov and the falsification of Ancient Macedonian History Part III

Risto Stefov and the falsification of Ancient Macedonian History Part III

Australian Macedonian Advisory Council November 18, 2008 The common definition of “taking text out of context” is to remove a passage from its surrounding matter in such a way as to distort its true meaning. In other words, a shorter extract or phrase is used purposedly in an attempt to represent the views of the person being quoted inaccurately. The […]

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Risto Stefov and the falsification of Ancient Macedonian history

Risto Stefov and the falsification of Ancient Macedonian history

      Australian Macedonian Advisory Council October 29, 2008   Dear Editors,I feel obliged to write to you in order to express my deepest concern for the deliberate manipulation of well-evidenced historical events which is clearly reflected in the article “Most modern Greeks today believe the Ancient Macedonians were Greek” written by Mr. Risto Stefov. The specific article is […]

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Greece unearths treasures at Alexander’s birthplace

Greece unearths treasures at Alexander’s birthplace

Greece unearths treasures at Alexander’s birthplace ATHENS (Reuters) – Archaeologists have unearthed gold jewellery, weapons and pottery at an ancient burial site near Pella in northern Greece, the birthplace of Alexander the Great, the culture ministry said on Thursday. The excavations at the vast cemetery uncovered 43 graves dating from 650-279 BC which shed light on the early development of […]

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Photos from the new archaeological findings in Vergina, Macedonia

Photos from the new archaeological findings in Vergina, Macedonia

  Aristotle University of Thessalonike/AP

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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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The Cambridge Illustrated History of Ancient Greece – Paul Cartledge

The Cambridge Illustrated History of Ancient Greece – Paul Cartledge

Another historical book related to ancient Greek history is “The Cambridge Illustrated History of Ancient Greece” edited by Paul Cartledge We can read inside the book:  

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Timeline of World History by John B. Teeple

Timeline of World History by John B. Teeple

Philip united Greece Macedon, kingdom of Northern Greece Basil Bulgarslayer defeats Bulgarian army of Samoil. Macedonia in 1380 had an ethnic mix of Greeks, Slavs and Albanians.  

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Oxford References Online

Oxford References Online

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Relations between Upper and Lower Macedonia

Relations between Upper and Lower Macedonia

This essay wants to bring in light the complicated if not at certain times adverse relations between the kingdom of ancient Macedon and the kingdoms of Upper Macedonia. Contrary to popular belief there was almost always a rivalry between Mountain kingdoms and the Macedonia state, resembling the one of the greek city-states, since as always happening in the greek world, […]

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Philip fulfiled his mentor’s Epaminondas dream to unite Greece

Philip fulfiled his mentor’s Epaminondas dream to unite Greece

Taken from the book of Lewis Vance Cummings “Alexander the Great”  Page 20 Philip had been a boy of thirteen when he was taken as a hostage to Thebes. He had been well treated, and placed in charge of Epaminondas, perhaps the greatest Greek of that day. The Thcban was a man of culture, an orator of the first caliber, a […]

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