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Exposing FYROM’s Fashionable Nonsense #1: “Greek was the lingua franca before Alexander the Great’s era like English is today”

Exposing FYROM’s Fashionable Nonsense #1: “Greek was the lingua franca before Alexander the Great’s era like English is today”

Erroneous Claim: “Greek was the lingua franca before Alexander the Great’s era, like English is today” The above  is a widely-used false claim promoted mainly by FYROM’s propaganda. The status of lingua franca, especially during the Achaemenid period (539-333) through the vast Persian empire[1] and the Mediteranean world had the Aramaic language. [2] Greek was not the lingua franca during the reign of […]

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Livius.org article about ancient Macedonia

A couple of days ago i read an article in the website Livius.org related to the history of ancient Macedonia.  The article is written by Jona Lendering, the owner of the website and admittedly he tries to give a neutral perspective, mainly due to the connection of the issue with modern politics. However his apparent neutrality is seriously hindered by some blatant […]

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