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Hugh Pulton, Who are the Macedonians

Quote: The three peoples in Macedonia with the longest claim to continuity are the Greeks, the Vlachs (possibly descendants of Romanized elements of the original Thracians) and the Albanians who claim descent from the ancient Illyrians. The Slavs, an Indo-European people originating in east-central Europe, had begun to cross the Danube into the Balkans by the 6th cent AD. In […]

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A. H. E. Taylor, ‘Future of the Southern Slavs’, 1917

A. H. E. Taylor, ‘Future of the Southern Slavs’, 1917

Another contemporary writer who passed some time himself in Macedonia stating clearly the fact there was no “Ethnic Macedonians” in Macedonia but instead Greeks, Bulgarians, Albanians and Serbs. Point of interest in this source is the additional info, we get from self-witnessing that the ancestors of Modern inhabitants of FYROM had Mongolian traces as far west as Ochrid“. Page 204

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Modern historians about Macedonia – Eugene Borza

Quote: During medieval and modem times, Macedonia was known as a Balkan region inhabited by ethnic Greeks, Albanians, Vlachs, Serbs, Bulgarians, Jews, and Turks. Quote: The emergence of a Macedonian nationality is an offshoot of the joint Macedonian and Bulgarian struggle against Hellenization. With the establishment of an independent Bulgarian state and church in the 1870s, however, the conflict took […]

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