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  • Macedonia: disputing Alexander's heritage

    Macedonia: Disputing Alexander’s Heritage

    June 7, 2018

    Last week, a solution to the dispute between the Republic of Macedonia, formally known as the ‘Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia’ (FYROM) and Greece has reached a new landmark. For decades the name dispute has dominated the region, especially since the Socialist Republic of Macedonia declared its independence from Yugoslavia in 1991. Macedonia is currently the name of a region in northern Greece, roughly the area of the former kingdom of Macedon, which is most famous for bringing forth Alexander the Great and the Hellenization of the Ancient World. The Republic of Macedonia is a predominantly Slavic country, that shares a portion of its southern territory with the territory of the ancient kingdom of Macedon.

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  • La Gazette Hollande

    The first arbitration treaty – I

    August 23, 2013

    A collection of documents on an inscription on a Greek stele from the 5th century BC that was excavated by C.W. Vollgraff. The inscription contains an arbitration treaty between the Cretan cities Knossos and Tylissos. This collection contains: – Newspaper article from the Gazette de Hollande, friday april 27 1928 (no. 2976) – Two photographs of the […]

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  • Guignol à Lausanne. Derso et Kelèn.

    Guignol à Lausanne. Derso et Kelèn. (15)

    August 16, 2013Read more