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Ancient Macedonians had nothing in common with Illyrians

We have been accustomed in this blog to reading groundless claims from Albanian Nationalists regarding an alleged connection between Ancient Macedonians and Illyrians. While all the available archaeological and literary evidence makes it explicit that Ancient Macedonians and their Barbarian Illyrian neighbours shared nothing in common - except a common border - it has becoming tiresome to point out the obvious again and again to such terribly misinformed souls. […]

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Kings and Events of the Babylonian, Persian and Greek Dynasties

Kings and Events of the Babylonian, Persian and Greek Dynasties

You Can Understand the BibleTM by Dr. Bob Utley, retired professor of Hermeneutics (Bible interpretation) http://www.ibiblio.org/freebiblecommentary/pdf/EN/kings_events.pdf

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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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Crash Course in Jewish History #27 – The Greek Empire

Crash Course in Jewish History #27 - The Greek Empire

To the Greeks, what was beautiful was holy; to the Jews, what was holy was beautiful. These views were bound to clash. by Rabbi Ken Spiro The 4th century BCE has been eventful for the Jewish people: Exiled to Babylon, they witness the fall of a mighty empire before their very eyes as the Persians invade. Permitted to return to […]

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