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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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Alexander the Great – The Hellenization of the East by Ulrich Wilcken

Alexander the Great – The Hellenization of the East by Ulrich Wilcken

From the Book “Alexander the Great” by Ulrich Wilcken, excertps taken from pp 257-259, 298 For fair use only Alex marched out as the enthusiastic admirer of Greek culture-who was to open up the East to its influence. Did he remain faithful to this object after he had become acquainted with the old cultures of the East, which could not […]

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History of Egypt – The Reign of Ptolemies

History of Egypt – The Reign of Ptolemies

Ptolemy Soter, first as governor under Alexander and subsequently as king, was the founder of the splendid edifices on the Bruchium, many of which were only finished by his son Philadelphus. He expended but little on his own palace, for he was wont to say that a king should be lavish to others and not to himself. He was a […]

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The struggle of scientists to construct the “Real Face of Cleopatra”  keeps up

The struggle of scientists to construct the “Real Face of Cleopatra” keeps up

Every now and then we are having attempts by scientists to construct the “real face of Cleopatra”, accoring always to each one’s perceptions. We had recently one more attempt taking place by the Egyptologist Sally Ann Ashton who believes “the compute regenerated 3D image is the best likeness of the legendary beauty famed for her ability to beguile“. You can read the whole […]

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World History Atlas – Alexander’s Empire

World History Atlas – Alexander’s Empire

We keep up showing to all the readers, the increasing number of modern Historians and Encyclopaedias verifying the Greekness of ancient Macedonians. (Actually you wont find anywhere in the world, any serious Historian linking the West Bulgarians of FYROM with ancient period. Even their fave historian Borza has denounced any link of them with antiquity!!) Today we present what “the World History […]

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Modern historians about Macedonia – Norman Karol Gottwald

Modern historians about Macedonia – Norman Karol Gottwald

“The Politics of Ancient Israel” – Norman Karol Gottwald

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