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Alexander the Great – The Hellenization of the East by Ulrich Wilcken

Alexander the Great - The Hellenization of the East by Ulrich Wilcken

From the Book “Alexander the Great” by Ulrich Wilcken, excertps taken from pp 257-259, 298 For fair use only Alex marched out as the enthusiastic admirer of Greek culture-who was to open up the East to its influence. Did he remain faithful to this object after he had become acquainted with the old cultures of the East, which could not […]

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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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Evidence of «μακεδονιστί» words in the other greek dialects and some conclusions on the unity of the Northern Greek Group and the inclusion of the Macedonians in it PART II

Evidence of «μακεδονιστί» words in the other greek dialects and some conclusions on the unity of the Northern Greek Group and the inclusion of the Macedonians in it PART II

Quote: [Iliad , XX.74]«ἄντα δ’ ἄρ’ Ἡφαίστοιο μέγας ποταμὸς βαθυδίνης, ὃν Ξάνθον καλέουσι θεοί, ἄνδρες δὲ Σκάμανδρον.»“…the great, deep-eddying river, that gods called Xanthus, and men Scamander.” Apparently , Skamandros must have been a river with clean/pure water and that induced the original anatolian speaking Trojans to call him with a name that derives from PIE *scand- . When the […]

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Saffron, the Gold of the Greek Earth

Saffron, the Gold of the Greek Earth The Organic Red Saffron, produced by the renowned Kozani Saffron Cooperative, in Northern Greece, is a certified organic product that is distinguished for its excellent quality which places it in the Coupe Class, the top quality of Saffron in the world. Saffron, made from the dried stigmas of […]

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Macedonian names and makeDonski pseudo-linguistics: The case of the name Crateros

By Miltiades Elia Bolaris Balkan Illusion - phantasia archaica: “…it is very interesting to note that many of the authentic ancient Macedonian words, according to their etymology and pronunciation, have a striking resemblance to the appropriate words used in the modern Macedonian language (and other so called “Slav” languages).” “Crater(us). The root of this name contains the word “krater” […]

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Macedonian names and makeDonski pseudo-linguistics: The case of the name Atarchias

Macedonian names and makeDonski pseudo-linguistics: The case of the name Atarchias

By Miltiades Elia Bolaris May 14, 2009 Balkan Illusion - phantasia archaica: “…it is very interesting to note that many of the authentic ancient Macedonian words, according to their etymology and pronunciation, have a striking resemblance to the appropriate words used in the modern Macedonian language (and other so called “Slav”[sic] languages).” “Atarhi(as). The root of this […]

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On the alleged differences between the Macedonians and the other ancient Greeks

On the alleged differences between the Macedonians and the other ancient Greeks

By Miltiades Elia Bolaris “εξ ιστορίας αναιρεθείσης της αληθείας, το καταλειπόμενον αυτής ανωφελές γίνεται διήγημα” Πολύβιος, Ιστορίαι Α,14,6 “once the truth is stripped out of history, all that is left of it is but a useless narrative” Polybios, Histories, I.14.6 Some revisionists of ancient history, in their attempt to promote their modern ultra nationalist agendas in the lower Balkans, have […]

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The Greeks…

The Greeks…

Australian Macedonian Advisory Council October 25, 2008 The Awakening “Beware of Greeks bearing gifts” they´ve said and no truer words have ever been uttered in the history of man. Greeks have a way of enticing you with their wears, they charm you with their words and wit, they gain your trust with their cunning and, before you know it, they […]

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The Cambridge Illustrated History of Ancient Greece – Paul Cartledge

The Cambridge Illustrated History of Ancient Greece - Paul Cartledge

Another historical book related to ancient Greek history is “The Cambridge Illustrated History of Ancient Greece” edited by Paul Cartledge We can read inside the book:

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