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Georgi Stardelov and Kiro Gligorov Denounce the Antiqusation of FYROM

Georgi Stardelov, academic of the so-called MANU and Kiro Gligorov, FYROM’s first President denounce the imposition of antiqusation, the revision of identity of Slavs in FYROM presenting them as descendants of Ancient Macedonians.

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Slavs,Turks or Bulgarians were NEVER characterised as “Macedonians” in Byzantine Sources

Slavs,Turks or Bulgarians were NEVER characterised as “Macedonians” in Byzantine Sources

From the invenstigation of Byzantine sources, we can conclude: a) The two terms, Μακεδών (noun, Translation: ”a Macedonian”, plural Μακεδόνες ) and Μακεδονικός (adjective – “Macedonian”) do not always have the same significance: they coincide only to the extend that they refer to a geographical concept. b) The term Μακεδoνικός is used exclusively to characterise forces or armies coming from the Byzantine Theme, that […]

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The names of the five Bands of Sklavins who attacked Thessalonica in 614 AD have Hunnic or Iranian etymologies

The anonymous Miracula S. Demetrii (= Miracles of St. Demetrius II; compiled ca. 675-685) [117] gives a list of five bands (ἔϑνος) of the Sklavins who attacked Thessalonica in 614 [118]. Many scholars have labored in vain to establish Slavic etymologies of these putative «Slavic tribal names» [119]. If the Sklavin troops were created by the Proto-Bulgars sometime during the last […]

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Macedonia and Slavs in an Arabic Catalogue of Byzantine Themes

Macedonia and Slavs in an Arabic Catalogue of Byzantine Themes

Besides the Western World, Byzantine empire had attracted also the attention of Arab Writers. Ibn Khurdadhbih, apparently an official in the postal service wrote one of the first travel books and the form remained a popular one in Arabic literature with books by Al Garmi, ibn Hawqal, ibn Fadlan, al-Istakhri, al-Muqaddasi, al-Idrisi and most famously the travels of ibn Battutah. These […]

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Macedonian Names of 14th Century reveal the Greek Character of Macedonia

Macedonian Names of 14th Century reveal the Greek Character of Macedonia

Examination of Macedonian Names of 14th Century in the Themes of Thessalonike and Strymon reveals the Greek Character of Macedonia.    THE study of names can tell us a great deal about a society, for names are primarily a means of social identification. People identify themselves or are identified by others in ways which may reveal kinship patterns, migration movements, economic […]

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Falsifying History – Fabricating a Fake Identity: Skopjan pseudo-Makedonism on YAUNA – YAVAN – IONIANS

Falsifying History – Fabricating a Fake Identity: Skopjan pseudo-Makedonism on YAUNA – YAVAN – IONIANS

Miltiades Elia Bolaris January 30, 2010 In the http://my. opera.com blog there is a section named “Macedonian Civilization/Македонска Цивилизација – Truth about Macedonians”. Within that section there is a chapter about the Ionian Greeks, called “Yavan-Ionians”, which was published on January 22nd, 2008 by a young Skopjan propagandist named Stojanche Chabir… /Стојанче Цавир…, who is writing under the pseudonym “Makedon”. […]

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Macedonian names and makeDonski pseudo-linguistics: The case of the name Pyrrias

Macedonian names and makeDonski pseudo-linguistics: The case of the name Pyrrias

By Miltiades Elia Bolaris   Balkan Illusion – phantasia archaica: “…it is very interesting to note that many of the authentic ancient Macedonian words, according to their etymology and pronunciation, have a striking resemblance to the appropriate words used in the modern Macedonian language (and other so called “Slav”[sic] languages). “Pyri(as). The root of this name could be connected to […]

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1913 – ‘The History of Nations’: The majority of Macedonian Slavs are of Bulgarian Race and Speech

1913 – ‘The History of Nations’: The majority of Macedonian Slavs are of Bulgarian Race and Speech

More evidence coming from Henry Lodge’s “the History of Nations” where it is stated explicitely the Slavs of Macedonia are either Bulgarians or Serbs. The distinction between them is a political one rather than a racial one. The population of Macedonia consisted of Bulgarians, Serbs, Turks, Greeks, Vlachs and Albanians. The fictitious concept of the alleged “ethnic Macedonians” was not found here […]

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Macedonian names and makeDonski pseudo-linguistics: The case of the name Pyrrhus

By Miltiades Elia Bolaris Balkan Illusion – phantasia archaica: “…it is very interesting to note that many of the authentic ancient Macedonian words, according to their etymology and pronunciation, have a striking resemblance to the appropriate words used in the modern Macedonian language (and other so called “Slav”[sic] languages). “Pyri(as).The root of this name could be connected to the noun […]

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Fictitious Academia: Political activism, covered in academic cloak in the University of Utah

Fictitious Academia: Political activism, covered in academic cloak in the University of Utah

Fictitious Academia:  Political activism, covered in academic cloak in the University of Utah   By Nina Gatzoulis*   The presentations of the majority of the academics participating in the 7th “Macedonian”- North American Conference on “Macedonian” Studies at the University of Utah that took place from November 5-7, 2009, amounted to an anti-Hellenic delirium. The Universities of Utah and Chicago […]

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