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1551 – Nicolas De Nicolay account: Thessalonike is inhabited by Greeks, Jews and Turks

1551 - Nicolas De Nicolay account: Thessalonike is inhabited by Greeks, Jews and Turks

Nicolas De Nicolay is a Geographer and Traveller. He was born in La Grave (Haute-Alpes) of France in 1517. For 16 years he carried out many voyages to most of the nations of West Europe and he also visited the countries of the Ottoman East. His account about Thessalonike is quite revealing. Thessalonike is inhabited by Greeks, Jews and Turks. […]

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The List of Thessalonike’s Archontes from 14th and 15th Centuries

The List of Thessalonike’s Archontes from 14th and 15th Centuries

The following list comprises two categories of people. In the first place it includes all individuals who are specifically designated as “Archon” in the available documents pertaining to Thessalonike (altogether 37 people). As a second category, it includes a select group of fifteed infividuals who are not explicitely called Archon but have been chosen on the basis of their offical titles […]

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Skopjan Irredentist Dreams about Thessalonike

Skopjan Irredentist Dreams about Thessalonike

The following pic is taken from a FYROM’s site. The article was written about 2 years ago and it shows explicitly the Irredentist dreams of Skopjans against Greek sovereignty and the anti-Greek feelings promoted in every possible way in FYROM. Notice the flag of FYROM on the top of White Tower in Thessalonike. A small but quite revealing part of the Text: “Remembering ‘Solun’ Yesterday it […]

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FYROM propaganda ‘The use of the term Macedonia was forbidden in Greece until 1988’ Part III

FYROM propaganda ‘The use of the term Macedonia was forbidden in Greece until 1988’ Part III

We have already dealt previously here and here with one of the most ill-concieved Skopjan lies. The outrageous claim insisting that the term Macedonia was….forbidden in Greece prior to 1988!!! One of the most famous Greek orchestras was the “Makedoniki Orchestra”, quite odd for a name if anyone…thinks for a moment the empty claims of the tragically foolish Skopjan propaganda. […]

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French consul in 1831: Macedonia consists of Greeks and Bulgarians

French consul in 1831: Macedonia consists of Greeks and Bulgarians

From “Voyage dans la Macedoine” by Cousinery Consul-General of Thessalonike, 1831

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1714 – Jesuit missionaries about Greeks of Thessalonike

1714 - Jesuit missionaries about Greeks of Thessalonike

In 1715 was published in Paris a collection of memorandums by the title “Mouveaux memorires des missions de la Compagnie de Jesus dans le Levant. Those contained accounts of Jesuite missionaries who went to Levant (among them Greece) and most of them took place in 1714. […]

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