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Ethnic groups in Macedonia, the rest of Balkans and Asia Minor as of early 20th Century

Ethnic groups in Macedonia, the rest of Balkans and Asia Minor as of early 20th Century

Ethnic groups in the Balkans and Asia Minor as of early 20th Century (William R. Shepherd,Historical Atlas, 1911). We can find : Turks, Rumanians, Bulgarians, Croats and Servians, Greeks, Albanians, Armenians, Kurds and Arabs. No sign of the Pseudo-Macedonians among the Ethnic Groups in the Balkans.

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Macedonian Archaeology: “First of the Hellenes in the Province” – An Inscription from Mygdonia

Macedonian Archaeology: “First of the Hellenes in the Province” - An Inscription from Mygdonia

Pantelis Nigdelis and Asterios Lioutas presented a couple of years ago, a very interesting research entitled “First of the Hellenes in the Province- a new inscription from Mygdonia” focused on an inscription coming from the region of Mygdonia. As the archaeologists noted, the Inscription was found specifically in the Palaiokastron hill archaeological site, which is approximately one kilometre northwest of the village of Mavrouda in the Langada […]

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Turkey Has No Place in the European Union

Michael Huffington, former Congressman and activist published a great article about Turkey in the aftermath of the Patriarch Bartholomew’s interview in the 60 minutes. Michael Huffington’s entire article can be found in the famous Huffington Post. Some critical points: The Ecumenical Patriarch of 300,000,000 Orthodox Christians (of which I am one) is similar to the Pope of the Catholic Church. And yet […]

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Annual Academic Conference on the Asia Minor Catastrophe

URL: http://hellenicleagueofamericahla.org/annual_academic_conference_on_the_asia_minor_catastrophe Annual Academic Conference on the Asia Minor Catastrophe November 3, 2009 The Hellenic League of America, HLA is proud to announce this year’s annual Academic Conference on the Asia Minor Catastrophe, hosted by the Pontian Greek Society of Chicago, on Saturday November 7th, 2009. The event, which is co-sponsored by the Pan-Pontian Federation of USA & Canada, the […]

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Annual Chestnut Party begins in Eastern Macedonia.

The chestnut season is celebrated every October in many regions across Greece with special events organized to promote the chestnut’s nutritional value. In antiquity, the chestnut tree was regarded in Greece as the tree of Zeus. Mount Olympus, home of the gods of the ancient Greeks, was said to have had an abundance of chestnut trees producing this sweet, […]

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Modern Historians – The Pan-Hellenic Crusade of Alexander the Great

Modern Historians - The Pan-Hellenic Crusade of Alexander the Great

*Ulrich Wilcken, “Alexander the Great (The Norton Library) ”, page 89 Alexander undertook as his first duty the liberation of the Greek cities of Asia Minor from the Persian yoke. page 91 Everywhere the liberation from Persian rule was greeted with enthusiasm, and Alexander celebrated as the liberator. page 94 The first point of the Panhellenic program had been quickly achieved: […]

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Modern historians about Macedonia – Percy Gardner

Modern historians about Macedonia - Percy Gardner

“New Chapters in Greek History, Historical Results of Recent Excavations in Greece and Asia Minor: Historical Results of Recent Excavations in Greece and Asia Minor ” by Percy Gardner; G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1892 The Macedonians spoke the Greek language, using a peculiar dialect, but that dialect disappears with their other provincialisms when they suddenly become dominant. We find no trace […]

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Cambridge Encyclopaedia of Archaeology – The Hellenistic World

Cambridge Encyclopaedia of Archaeology - The Hellenistic World

The Hellenistic world In Classical times the focus of the Creek world had been Greece itself and the cities of the eastern Aegean seaboard such as Miletus Smyrna and Ephesus. During the later fourth century BC the centre of gravity underwent a shift to the east: to Asia Minor, northern Syria and Egypt. The historical basis of these developments was […]

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Priene ancient city of Ionia

Priene ancient city of Ionia

Priene ancient city of Ionia Priene (mod. Samsun kale) was an ancient city of Ionia on the foot-hills of Mycale, about 6 miles north of the Maeander. It was formerly on the sea coast, but now lies some miles inland. It is aid to have been founded by Ionians under Aegyptus, a son of Belus. Sacked by Ardys […]

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Skopjan myth about Deca Belgaci exposed - Testimony of Irene Damopoulou

Even if the entire world acknowledges the Abducted Children during the Greek civil war were Greek, Skopjans have invented through years another falsification of history, claiming that all these children were “Slavomacedonian”. Here is an excempt from the book “I foni tis Irinis” by Ioannis Bougas, where one of those Greek children, the self-witness Irene Damopoulou shatters FYROMian propaganda with […]

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