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Segregation between Ancient Greek tribes in literary sources

Segregation between Ancient Greek tribes in literary sources

Presentation of ancient Greek tribes being segregated by the rest of Greeks In the cases of Athenians: “When the estrangement which had arisen between the Athenians and the Hellenes became noised abroad, there came to Athens ambassadors from the Persians and from the Hellenes. [Diodoros of Sicily 11.28.1]   “…the Hellenes gathered in congress decreed to make common cause with […]

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I am Alexander the Macedonian

The History of Herodotus 44. After the inquiry about the oracles and the exhortation given by Mardonios night came on and the guards were set: and when night was far advanced, and it seemed that there was quiet everywhere in the camps, and that the men were in their deepest sleep, then Alexander the son of […]

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Panagioti Soutsou – Ta Apanta, 1851

Panagioti Soutsou - Ta Apanta, 1851

Another proof that the Greeks used the regional name <Makedones> already since the middle 19th century.I’ve seen many Scopians claiming that <the rise of the Greek Macedonian identity is something recent,purely political and connected with the name dispute> .This book below dating from 1851 mentions the Greek regional names Macedonians (Μακεδόνες),Epirotans (Ηπειρώται) and Thessalians (Θεσσαλοί).It’s the text of a theatrical […]

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Skopjan Propaganda Techniques #3 – Taking Text Out Of Context

Skopjan Propaganda Techniques #3 - Taking Text Out Of Context

The common definition of “taking text out of context” is to remove a passage from its surrounding matter in such a way as to distort its meaning. In other words a shorter extract or phrase is used purposedly in an attempt to respresent the views of the person being quoted inaccurately. The latter became an effective tool on the hands […]

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Greek Ancestry of Alexander the Great

Greek Ancestry of Alexander the Great

1. [Diodorus Siculus 17.1.5] “Alexander’s ancestry went back to Heracles on his father’s side, while through his mother he was related to the Aeacids.” 2. [Plutarch, Alexander 2.1-2] “As for Alexander’s family, it is firmly established that he was descended from Heracles through Caranus on his father’s side and from Aeacus through Neoptolemus on his mother’s. The story goes […]

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