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Addressed to the international academic community
The Slavic dialect spoken in Central
and Western Macedonia (Northern
Greece) is an ancient Greek language.
It contains 1164 Homeric words. Due
to the long coexistence of Greeks,
Serbs and Bulgarians, this dialect has
been enriched with Bulgarian words
and endings and has nothing to do with
the so-called "Macedonian language"
invented in 1944-45, which is a mixture
of the Bulgarian and the
After 1913 whilst Greece and Bulgaria
exchanged their nationals (96,000
Bulgarians and 46,000 Greeks were
exchanged) the same was not done for
Serbia which retained its Bulgarian
nationals, changed their names (ending
of ITS) and obliged their children to be
taught Serbian at school.
The endeavor however of the Serbs to
make Serbs out of the Bulgarians was
not successful as is deduced from the
events related below:
In 1941 when Hitler's army entered Skopje, there were thousands of Bulgarian
flags there to greet them and the German army was welcome as liberators.
King Boris of Bulgaria was received in 1942 in Skopje as a liberator.
The Communist Part of Skopje left the C.P. of Yugoslavia and joined the
Bulgarian Communist Party, and
Western literature was read in Skopje in the Bulgarian language.
The testimony of the American Henry Morgenthau is also of great
significance. Serving in Greece between 1925 and 1926 as President of
the Committee on Refugees for the Community of Nations, he wrote -in
his book "I was Sent to Athens" and "When the Turks and the
Bulgarians left, Macedonia remained a purely Greek region" Then,
as now, on the northern borders of Macedonia there were inhabitants
speaking a local Slavic dialect alongside the Greek language. These
people were, and still are, Greeks.
The case of Skopje is unprecedented
in the annals of world history. Having
stolen the name "Macedonia" and
appropriated ancient and Medieval
Greek Macedonian History and
civilization, they have turned to
usurping everything Macedonian, i.e.
deriving from Macedonia. Thus:
- They claim that Alexander the Great was not Greek. Besides all other
documentation, it should suffice to cite the Old Testament sources:
- Daniel's prophecy (chapter VIII, par. 20-21) "The Goat" Greek king will defeat
the "Ram" Persian king.
- The book of Macabees A, in which "Alexander is identified as the Greek king in
- Talmud refers "Alexander, the Macedonian king of Greece".
- They claim that the Bulgarian Czar Samuel was a "Macedonian".
Byzantine sources called the Byzantine Emperor Basil II, who defeated
him, as "the Bulgar slayer" not "Macedon slayer" nor "FYROM- slayer".
- They claim that the Iliden uprising of 1903 was a revolt of
"Macedonians" against the Turks. In every country's archives, and in the
reports of the four Consuls and vice-consuls (British, French, Austrian
and USA) in Monastir (now Bitola) and Thessaloniki in 1903, it is
described as a revolt by Bulgarian Comitadjis.
(see Document No 21,
Photocopies of these reports that are connected with the Iliden Affair)
Seventy original issues of them are kept in microfilm at the Museum of
"Macedonian Struggles" in Thessaloniki.
- In 1986 they deceived the Vatican by gaining permission to hold, at
the Vatican, an exhibition of "Macedonian" icons -which were in fact
Greek Byzantine icons. Later a Vatican spokesman stated that they had
been "tricked by Skopje"
- In June 1989 they deceived the Russians by putting on an exhibition in
Moscow of fourth to sixth century "Macedonian" terracottas. The
inscriptions were all in Greek.
- In 1990 Skopje translated into the "Macedonian language" a Papal
encyclical, which was issued in 1985 in Latin and French. The encyclical
- in Macedonian language was subsequently passed off, as if it were
issued by the Vatican Press, thus recognizing the "Macedonian
- Another example of falsification of
History is the case of participation of
Alexander A in the Olympic Games.
In a Text of the Skopjans is stated
that "In the 5 c. B.C., Herodotus
wrote that the Greeks refused to
take part in the Olympic Games
proposed by Alexander, on the
grounds that the Macedonians were
racially of a different origin"
They are purposely hiding the next paragraph of Herodotus text, which
states; "But Alexander proving himself to be an Argive, he was
judged to be a Greek. So he contended in the furlong race and an a
dead heat for the first place". Herodotus V 22,2 (Loeb. A. d. Godley).
- Besides King Alexander the A' of Macedon, other Ten Macedonians,
among which a woman called Belistiche
(see Document No 22), also
participated and were victorious in the ancient Olympic Games. As it is
known, these games were open only to athletes of Greek origin.
- FYROM writers and politicians willfully claim that the Treaty of
Bucharest, which ended the Balkan War of 1912-13, divided
Macedonia in 1913 and subjugated it under new rulers: the Greeks, the
Bulgarians and the Serbs. Under Ottoman rule (1450-1912) there was
no administrative district called Macedonia, the region was divided up
into sanjaks and vilayets.