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The Descendants of Alexander the Great of Macedon - The arguments and evidence that today's Macedonians are descendants of the ancient Macedonians

The Descendants of Alexander the Great of Macedon - The arguments and evidence that today's Macedonians are descendants of the ancient Macedonians

This 16-rayed star is the national Macedonian royal symbol of Philip of Macedon, Alexander the Great, and the ancient Macedonian Empire. This ancient Macedonian symbol is also know as the Macedonian Star, Macedonian Sun, Sun of Vergina, and Star of Vergina, after the location of the Macedonian royal tombs.

Star of Vergina, royal symbol of Alexander the Great and the royalty of Macedon; The Macedonian dynasty symbol of Vergina, the sun disc with rays of light

Macedonia:  Macedonia's dress is very different from any other culture in Europe. As a very young social identity of Slavs that now retrojectively considers itself the descendants of the ancient Macedonians (and Alexander the Great in many Macedonians' minds), Macedonians have created a dress reflecting their independence from Yugoslavia. Due to its geography, we see Greek, Albanian, and Turkish elements alongside their native Slavic heritage. It is among the most encumbering of European…

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Republic of Bulgaria (Bulgarian Costumes)  The style and cut of the traditional costumes of Bulgaria usually depends on their geographical location.  In Bulgarian history, there are four types of costumes for women. But also these types of dress have the same pieces of garment such a chemise, apron/s, skirts, and waist-band or belt.  These clothing especially the aprons are usually embroidered or embellished with dazzling array of accessories.

Aprons: Part of the Traditional Womens Costume in Europe

Macedonians of today are DIRECT descendants of the Ancient Macedonians http://www.historyofmacedonia.org/ConciseMacedonia/AncientGenes.html  Ancient Quotes on the Macedonians as Distinct Nation http://www.historyofmacedonia.org/AncientMacedonia/AncientEvidence.html

Macedonians of today are DIRECT descendants of the Ancient Macedonians http://www.historyofmacedonia.org/ConciseMacedonia/AncientGenes.html Ancient Quotes on the Macedonians as Distinct Nation http://www.historyofmacedonia.org/AncientMacedonia/AncientEvidence.html

Greek #millinery 3rd century BC terracotta statue from #Athens depicting ancient norhtern Greek #macedonians wearing the kausia.

Greek #millinery 3rd century BC terracotta statue from #Athens depicting ancient norhtern Greek #macedonians wearing the kausia.

An ancient fresco of Macedonian soldiers from the tomb of Agios Athanasios, Thessaloniki, Greece. http://history-of-macedonia.com

Hellenistic painting and frescoes - Macedonian tomb at Agios Athanasios.

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