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The Identity of Macedonia

The Identity of Macedonia

According to Article 2 of UNESCO’s Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity, “it is essential to ensure harmonious interaction among people and groups with plural, varied and dynamic cultural identities”. 5 million people live in the modern region of Macedonia, and more than half of them have a Greek national identity, along with their Macedonian cultural identity, due to their Hellenic […]

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Is there a Rift between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of “Macedonia” on Alexander?

Is there a Rift between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of “Macedonia” on Alexander?

By Miltiades Elia Bolaris On a Washington Post article, (“Another Rift Between Greece, Macedonia, Both Lay Claim to Alexander the Great”, July 28, 2009) Craig Whitlock is intend on sending us scrambling back to our History books. Should we be talking about Alexandros o Megas /ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ o ΜΕΓΑΣ or Aleksandar Veliki / Александар Велики? Was he Greek or was he […]

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