National Post · Dec. 23, 2011
Last month, the National Post published an article entitled «A country called Macedonia» that contained scathing commentary about Greece – commencing with a reference to Greece’s economic strife and segueing into a critique of Greece’s opposition to the use of the name «Macedonia» by its northern neighbour. These accusations require a response.
Macedonia and the Macedonian identity have been integral parts of Greek history and culture since some of the first Hellenic tribes (known as Macedonians) settled northern Greek lands almost 4,000 years ago. Many renowned historians dispute the claims contained in the above-referenced article.
Apart from the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon – which existed almost entirely in what is now modern Greece – there had never been another «state» of Macedonia until communist Yugoslavia Συνέχεια
1) Bury & Meiggs (1985) “A History of Greece”, page 415
The Macedonian people and their kings were of Greek stock, as their traditions and the scanty remains of their language combine to testify.
2) H. Bengston (1988) “A History of Greece: from the beginnings to the Byzantine era”, page 186.
Bengston makes the following statement pertaining to the origins of the Macedonians:
They should be included in the group of North-West Greek tribes.
On the same page he also states that :
The majority of modern historians have correctly argued for the Hellenic origin of the Macedonians.
February 4, 2011
By Professor John Melville-Jones
Following the publication of the edited version of the after-dinner talk that I gave in October, a formal complaint was made to my employer (to which a polite reply was made, stressing the importance of academic freedom), and I received an e-mailed message from the United Macedonian Diaspora (which I thought, because of its name, must be a Greek organisation until I read what it had to say), together with a number of other e-mails. Many of these were merely abusive, but this didn´t surprise me, because I know from experience that when people hold strong beliefs that are based on faith not fact, and they are Συνέχεια
The story is simple. History has been written and rewritten but even laymen cannot lie enough to disprove the evidence that presents itself.
For all those who do not realize what has been going on these past few decades between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), you should make the time before contemporary history gets rewritten. Συνέχεια
Tα αποκαλυπτηρια του αγαλματος του Μεγαλου Αλεξανδρου που εγιναν στο «Αλεξανδρειο Ιδρυμα» στο Λιτοχωρο,παρουσια πληθους κοσμου απ’ολη την Ελλαδα.
The statue of Alexander the Great unveiled at Alexandreio Foundation,which is located on the foot of mount Olympus between Litochoro and Dion (1km from the Health Center).in the video is heard the Greek National Anthem
ΔΕΙΤΕ ΤΟ ΒΙΝΤΕΟ ΑΠΟ ΤΑ ΑΠΟΚΑΛΥΠΤΗΡΙΑ…