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There Apostle Paul had a vision that night. He saw a Macedonian standing in front of him who asked him: Come over to Macedonia and help us! This is a passage in the Bible from Luke's Acts of the Apostles....
“Alexandros is a Greek name”, this is inevitably one of the sentences you hear as a Macedonian when you argue with a Greek. From their point of view, everything about Alexander is Greek: his ancestry, his name, probably also...
Many sagas and legends still accompany the Macedonians under Alexander the Great today. But even in the Middle Ages there were more legends about Alexander's army spreading around. According to some authors, the Saxons are descendants of Macedonian warriors...
One of the biggest recent misconceptions regarding the Macedonians is about to be resolved today - the alleged antiquisation of Macedonia.
In the common "Ancient Macedonia" research, the vast majority of findings and researches are based on so-called "Greek and Roman" sources. Academics and researchers rarely devote themselves to other available sources. But, this "other sources" also left behind important...
Alexander the Great did also reached Switzerland! No, not really himself, but on a famous painting on one of the oldest houses in town. The famous meeting with Diogenes is painted on a facade in the town named Stein...
From the archive an article from the Macedonian weekly magazine Fokus describing the work of "Archaeological Mafia in Macedonia". The text was published September 26, 2008 in issue 691. Title: "The Greeks only buy archaeological items from the time...
According to a legend, Plato's disciple Aristotle taught Alexander to think like a Greek but to fight like a "barbarian"
Greece, Macedonia, and...the King of Yavan!
It's interesting that apart from Macedonians, other Slavic peoples throughout history identified themselves with Alexander of Macedon.