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PAN-SLAV THEORY A FICTION STORY (XI) –BALKAN SLAVIC MIGRATIONS IN THE LIGHT OF SOUTH SLAVIC DIALECTOLOGY

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  11/1/2019) The topic of this brief report embraces two vast complexes of events : the Slavic migrations to the Balkan Peninsula, and the later migrations within the Peninsula (or away from it). Our objective, too, will be … Continue reading

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PAN-SLAV THEORY A FICTION STORY (X) –The Slavic Label:Ο μύθος της καθόδου των Σλάβων

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  3/12/2017) The Slavic Label Identity in Eastern Europe has been a based on multiple, constantly differing criteria over the course of history. Whether it is language, religion, or ethnic affiliation, identities for many Balkan people have had … Continue reading

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ΠΕΡΙ ΟΝΟΜΑΤΩΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΩΝ (Dτελ)

(ΣΥΝΕΧΕΙΑ ΑΠΟ  29/07/17) ΠΡΟΣ ΕΠΙΓΝΩΣΙΝ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΑΤΗΡΗΣΙΝ ΤΗΣ           ΙΣΤΟΡΙΚΗΣ ΜΑΣ ΚΛΗΡΟΝΟΜΙΑΣ          (᾿Αποσπάσματα ἀπό τό βιβλίο Πανέλληνες καί Παναιώνιοι τῆς     ᾿Αγγελικῆς Πανωφοροπούλου, Φιλολόγου, ῾Ιστορικοῦ,᾿Αθήνα 1994.)                  (εὐγενής προσφορά τοῦ μέλους μας Χρίστου Λεβέντη,          Θεολόγου-Φιλολόγου-῾Ιεροψάλτου) Η ΟΝΟΜΑΣΙΑ ΕΛΛΗΝΕΣ … Continue reading

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PAN-SLAV THEORY A FICTION STORY (IX) – THE EVOLUTION OF SLAVIC SOCIETY AND THE SLAVIC INVASIONS IN GREECE

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  25/08/2016) The First Major Slavic Attack on Thessaloniki, A.D. 597 In a scholarly gathering which has as its purpose the centennial celebration of the American School of Classical Studies the topic of my communication is appropriate by … Continue reading

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ΠΕΡΙ ΟΝΟΜΑΤΩΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΩΝ (C)

(ΣΥΝΕΧΕΙΑ ΑΠΟ  11/08/16) CT)Graikos & Ellnvas We are apologising, this text is only written in Greeklish at this time. If someone who reads it volunteers to translate it in pure Greek and in English. Thank you! To parakatw keimeno to … Continue reading

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PAN-SLAV THEORY A FICTION STORY (VIIIb) – The East Roman Legacy in Folk Life and Tradition in the Balkans

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  7/12/2015) 3. Religion in the life of the Balkan peoplesThis history of the formal religious structures and of popular religious practices among the inhabitants of the Balkan peninsula is a very long and complex one, stretching from … Continue reading

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ΠΕΡΙ ΟΝΟΜΑΤΩΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΩΝ (B)

(ΣΥΝΕΧΕΙΑ ΑΠΟ 16/11/15) Δ) Ελλάς = Έλ-λα = Θεών Καθέδρα. Ἰωάννης Π. Φουράκης, «Μείξις-Ανακύκλησις Μυ-θολογίας + Ιστορίας: Σφαιρική περιήγησις εις τον Ναόν της Θεάς Μνημοσύνης και τα Ίαρα άλση των Ελικωνίδων και Πιερίδων Μουσών», εκδ. Τάλως Φ., Αθήναι 13997 α.ε.Ε.: … Continue reading

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PAN-SLAV THEORY A FICTION STORY (VIIIa) – The East Roman Legacy in Folk Life and Tradition in the Balkans

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  6/03/2015) 1. INTRODUCTIONThe general theme, which our symposiarch has set for us, has two very broad characteristics, which I should wish to underline at the onset. It is, first, of epic proportions. Geographically it stretches from the … Continue reading

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ΠΕΡΙ ΟΝΟΜΑΤΩΝ ΕΛΛΗΝΩΝ (Α)

A)Γραικοὶ καὶ Ἕλληνες (Ὅμηρος, Ἀριστοτέλης) Γράφει ἡ Λαμπρινὴ Θωμᾶ: «Sigoyra Makednos shmainei oreinos (Highlander;-) ) symfwna me ton Hammond, ki h pio endiaferoysa 0ewria poy exw akoysei (ap ton P.Xrhstoy) gia thn proeleysh ths le3ews Ellhn, einai Sell-oi ek ths … Continue reading

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GREEKS ARE THE ANCIEST FRATRIA BETWEEN THE HELLEENES,THOSE WHO FOLLOW G(r)AIA

HOW THE EARLY GREEKS LIVED [24] AS has been said before, we do not know very much about what happened to the Greeks in the early times, what wars they fought or what tribes they overcame. We do know, however, … Continue reading

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PERSEUS A COMMON HERO FOR G(R)EAKS AND PERSIANS

The Mythical Origins of the Medes and the Persians Pietro Vannicelli DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693979.003.0011 This chapter considers the rich set of traditions Herodotus reports about the origins of the Medes and the Persians. It first investigates the traditions regarding Perseus and his … Continue reading

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THE HELLEENES (ROMANS,KOPTES,GREEKS)OF EGYPT

A)According to George Vallas, the head of the Greek Community in Cairo, the Greeks started settling in Egypt almost three centuries ago. At one point, they numbered 250,000, established in the cities and in the provinces. Today, the colony is … Continue reading

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PAN-SLAV THEORY A FICTION STORY (VI)-ΣΛΑΒΙΚΕΣ ΕΓΚΑΤΑΣΤΑΣΕΙΣ ΚΑΤΑ ΤΗΝ ΠΕΡΙΟΔΟ ΤΗΣ ΡΩΜΑΝΙΑΣ

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  29/05/2012) Η κατ’ αρχήν παραδοχή της πληροφορίας του Πορφυρογέννητου ότι περί τα μέσα της 8ης εκατονταετηρίδας μ.Χ. έλαβε χώρα η μεγάλη Σλαβική αποίκηση της Πελοποννήσου, δεν αποκλείει, ενδεχομένως, την ύπαρξη και προγενέστερων ληστρικών, σλαβικών κατ’ αυτής επιδρομών, … Continue reading

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How Greek Science Passed to the Arabs (continued from 21/06/12-telos )

CHAPTER XIII THE ARAB PHILOSOPHERS ARISTOTLE dominated the later school of Alexandria and his influence inevitably passed over to the Christian world and so to Islam. The Syriac study of Aristotle took form in the school of Edessa in the … Continue reading

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UNLOVING THE LOVABLE GREEKS BY THE EROOTAS FOR THE ORPHIC HELLEENES

Loving the Unlovable Greeks Jacob Burckhardt analyzed Greek culture at great length but admired it not so much. The Swiss historian Jacob Burckhardt is best known for ”The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy.” But that 1860 work was intended … Continue reading

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