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Was the Greek language spoken by ancient Macedonians? Is the Slavic language spoken in modern Greece? Two maps showing the spread of languages in Macedonia and Greece, one from the old "ancient times" and one of the modern times...
“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...
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...
A 1972 CIA report testifies the suppression of Macedonians in Bulgaria. As can be seen from the document, the current policy of the neighboring country of Macedonia is a legacy of "the Bulgarian communist regime". We should not forget that...
Greek and philhellenic academics tried to push the so called "Pella curse tablet" as a proof, that ordinary Macedonians spoke & wrote Greek.
The brothers Cyril and Methodius are commonly known as the 'Apostles of the Slavs'.
In his work "The Languages of the New Europe" from 1928, French linguist Meillet leaves a thesis that is truly correct from today's perspective: "Politics will decide the future of the Macedonian language". How right he was, one would have...
By an irony of history the people who gave to the Slavs their first literary language, were the last to have their modern language recognized as a separate Slavonic language, distinct from the neighboring Serbian and Bulgarian
In 1922 the board of directors of the Macedonian repatriate organization "Ilinden" in Sofia (Bulgaria) turned to the Bulgarian minister of education, demanding the right to write and publish newspapers and writings in the Macedonian language. Bulgarian nationalists persistently repeat...