Archive for August 2007

“A History of Macedonia” by Frank William Walbank and Nicholas G. Hammond

August 9, 2007

He insisted on maintaining the Macedonian traditions of toughness and austerity and even on Macedonians using the Macedonian dialect of Greek among themselves (C.6.9.34-6)

At the same time their experience of a wider world made them more aware of their Greek speech and Greek religion, and on the Greek side there was a general acceptance of the Macedonians as members of the Delphic Amphictyony and of the Hellenic race, even though little love was lost between Greeks and Macedonians.

A History of Macedonia

 By Frank William Walbank, Nicholas G. Hammond, page 93

These successes were impressive, but they had been won at the expense of other Greeks and not of Macedonians.

A History of Macedonia

 By Frank William Walbank, Nicholas G. Hammond, page 109


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