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Additional information Macedonia:
Biblical Meaning: The name Macedonia is a Biblical baby name. In Biblical the meaning of the name Macedonia is: Burning, adoration.
Definition funny of Macedonia:
A country Tito made up to piss off Greeks and Bulgarians.
Tito: You know what would really piss off those fuckers? If I made a country called Macedonia. Stalin: LOL, that's awesome!
Beautiful and ancient land, with friendly people. Come and visit it.
I have been in Macedonia last year, and i am coming again in this beautiful land for sure.
i. A geographical region in the north of Greece; capital, Thessaloniki. ii. Historical name misused to refer to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). iii. Ancient territory now divided among Greece, Bulgaria and The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). Propaganda that began as early as the end of the 19th century with the decline of the Ottoman Empire and the formation of ethnic states, promoted the use of the name Macedonia by Greek, Turkish, Bulgarian, Serb and whatever other populaces to give them a coherent ethnic identity, in favor of each country. The collapse of communist Yugoslavia, sparked open controversy as Skopje (the capital of FYROM) made claims on the name "Macedonia" fot their state name and the Star of Vergina (ancient Macedonian symbol) for their flag. To confront the misinformation supplied above: 1. Macedonians just like Arcadians, Aeolians, Dorians and all the other Greek "tribes" had the same main deities but worshiped their own gods as well. Deities were also introduced into Greek pantheons by Thracians, Frygians and other peoples. 2. Ooookay... Macedonians sat down to eat while other Greeks lied on their sides; on the other hand they were admitted in the Olympic Games that were strictly exclusive to Greek tribes. 3. Greek city-states were warring all the time, Athens vs Sparta being the most known war. Each City-State while growing in power and setting up colonies conflicted with one another. In fact, the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta (that ended with the defeat of Athens) was the reason the two strongest city-states declined in power and left room for a new force to appear. 4. The name Macedon (derived from the greek macednos: he who has long shanks, a tall person) should suffice. Alexander the Great, his father Fillipos, his mother Olympias (daughter of King Pyrros of Epirus) all have Greek names. Also he was educated by Aristotle. His horse's name was Bucephalas (bus --> bull + cephalas (kefali in modern greek) --> head). The new cities he founded all had greek names. 5. Macedonians were in fact hated by other Greeks just as Athenians were hated by other Greeks when they were at their peak (and "owned" almost all the Aegean Isles, not to mention some colonies in Sicily) just as any warring faction hates the other warring faction that has grown in power and away from their reach. When the Macedonians (again I point out that this could be Athenians, Spartans, Fokians and so on) forced the rest of Greece into submission, they fought a major battle against the Persians. The only City-State that wasn't a part of the Greek army was Sparta. So, after the defeat of the Persians, Alexander erected a monument with an inscription that translates roughly into: "go tell the spartans, stranger passing by, that here, obedient to their laws, we lie". This was an epigram By Simonedes Of Kea written in the Ionian dialect. Epigrams (you can look them up in wikipedia) were short inscriptions (literal meaning is "to write upon sthg") that often had an ironic twist. Get the irony in this one is rather obvious. However, being dirt-poor, with a country in shambles, full of Albanian, Bulgarian and other minorities the FYROM government is feeding people lots of glorious history just because they have nothing else to feed them. This however has never been such a good idea. It has led to a rise in nationalism on both sides, absurd claims (unofficial, for the time being) of "occupied Macedonia" with a notion of the historical Macedonia (that spread in what is now three countries) in mind, and ludicrous claims that modern inhabitants of that bit of land descend straight for the lineage of Alexander the Great which is a blatant lie since claiming a 3000 year-old lineage in the Balkans is a bit far-fetched (since they were not an isolated populace that intermarried) not to mention that Slavic populaces descended in the Balkan peninsula around 600 A.D.
Q: I' ve been in the Peloponnese, Epirus, Crete, the Ionian, literally all over Greece but never Macedonia. A: You should! It's really beautiful!
No such country in the world, it was Bulgarian province, before that it was greek.
Expression information Macedonia:
People with this name tend to be idealistic, highly immaginative, intuitive, and spiritual. They seek after spiritual truth and often find it. They tend to be visionary and may inspire others. If they fail to develop their potential, they may become dreamers, or misuse power.
Soul information Macedonia:
People with this name have a deep inner desire to express their own power in a concrete manner and thus achieve something great for humanity.
Songs about Macedonia:
Shto Mi E Milo (Macedonia) by Kitka from the Album Nectar
Macedonia Romance A by Arr. Adrian Duga, Niko Radic Trad. from the Album Original Music from Bulgaria
Macedonia by Mike Wofford Trio from the Album Live At Athenaeum Jazz
Macedonia (Album Version) by Strength In Numbers from the Album Telluride Sessions
Macedonia by Chris Thile, Frank Vignola, Bryan Sutton, Byron House, Jon Burr Mark O'Connor from the Album Jam Session
The Early Letters of Paul (New Jerusalem version): 2 Corinthians 2:12-4:6 From Troas to Macedonia. by David Guthrie from the Album New Testament (New Jerusalem Version), Set 1: The Early Letters of Paul - 1, 2 Thessalonians / Galatians / 1, 2 Corinthians
Macedonia (Part 1) by Royal Greek Festival Company from the Album Authentic Greek Folk Songs And Dances (Digitally Remastered)
Books about Macedonia:
Macedonia by Tom Lichtenberg (Nov 13, 2009)
Macedonia by Harvey Pekar, Heather Roberson and Ed Piskor (Jun 26, 2007)
Macedonia (Greece) with Thessaloniki, Pella, Edessa, Veroia, Vergina, Kastoria, Amphipolis, Philippi, Kavala,... by Blue Guides (Feb 11, 2013)
Macedonia Passage: Dangerous Cargo by Wright Gres (May 1, 2007)
Macedonia Fb 2012 1:200,000 (English, Spanish, French and German Edition) by Freytag Berndt (Sep 28, 2012)
Macedonia (Bradt Travel Guide) by Thammy Evans (Aug 21, 2012)
Philip II of Macedonia: Greater than Alexander by Richard A. Gabriel (Aug 2010)
Movies about Macedonia:
Global Treasures Ohrid Macedonia 2012 NR CC - Runtime: 10 mins Directed by: Frank Ullman
7 Days Makedonija Macedonia 2012 NR CC - Runtime: 52 mins Directed by: Frank Ullman
Vista Point Skopje Macedonia 2012 NR CC - Runtime: 26 mins Directed by: Frank Ullman
You Must Know About Me: Rights, Not Violence for Sex Workers in Macedonia (Universities) 2011 NR - Runtime: 19 mins Directed by: Marija Tosheva
You Must Know About Me: Rights, Not Violence for Sex Workers in Macedonia (Inst: K-12) 2011 NR - Runtime: 19 mins Directed by: Marija Tosheva
MACEDONIA IS GREECE 2008 NR - Runtime: 56 mins Directed by: Prof. Paul A. Kapetanopoulos
You Must Know About Me: Rights, Not Violence for Sex Workers in Macedonia 2011 NR - Runtime: 19 mins Directed by: Marija Tosheva
Wiki information Macedonia:
Macedonia, officially the Republic of Macedonia, is a country located in the central Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. It is one of the successor states of the former Yugoslavia, from which it declared independence in 1991. It became a member of...
Macedonia is a geographic and historical region of Greece in the southern Balkans. Macedonia is the largest and second most populous Greek region, dominated by mountains in the interior and the port cities of Thessaloniki and Kavala on its southern...