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Zeus’s Athletes: Sports in antiquity

Mendrisio Museum of Art, Canton Ticino, Switzerland September 12, 2009 - January 10, 2010 The Mendrisio Museum of Art presents a large exhibition dedicated to the art of the classical antiquity. Organized on the occasion of the World Cycling-Road Race Championship in Mendrisio, the theme of the exhibition is the figure of the athlete. Through 150 objects - from sculpture to […]

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24 Ore – Albanians in FYROM are Listening To Greek Music To Spite Gruevski

24 Ore - Albanians in FYROM are Listening To Greek Music To Spite Gruevski

24 Ore “They Are Listening To Greek Music To Spite Gruevski” by Ardian Mehmeti: Skopje 27 Aug 2009. In various public bars and on different websites, Albanian youths are increasingly listening to Greek music — as they say — to spite the Slavomacedonians and Gruevski. The immense irritation and the intense hatred against the current slavomacedonian prime minister have […]

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The Shallatat Gardens discoveries in Egypt.

The Shallatat Gardens discoveries in Egypt.

New finds span time An incomplete Graeco-Roman statue of an athlete in Alexandria and an enormous collection of prehistoric artefacts in Fayoum are the most recent discoveries in Egypt, Nevine El-Aref reports At the Shallalat Gardens next to the fortress of Mohamed Ali in Alexandria, a Greek archaeological mission has discovered what is thought may be a statue of Alexander […]

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Martin Bernal’s “Black Athena” Promoted at Skoplje’s Book Fair [09-IV-2009]

The central promotion of the debunked magnum opus of Afrocentrism, “Black Athena” by Martin Bernal, during the Book Fair in Skoplje. Among the participant, apart from the author, were Rubin Zemon of “Evro-Balkan” institute, professor of philosophy Branislav Sarkanjac and Jordan Plevneš of the so-called “World Macedonian Congress”, all of whom openly displayed Pseudomacedonian nationalist motives for their admiration of […]

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Modern historians about ancient Epirus - Ethnicity of ancient Epirotes

“Speakers of these various Greek dialects settled different parts of Greece at different times during the Middle Bronze Age, with one group, the “northwest” Greeks, developing their own dialect and peopling central Epirus. This was the origin of the Molossian or Epirotic tribes.” E.N.Borza “In the shadow of Olympus; The emergence of Macedon” (revised edition, 1992), page 62 […]

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