Bulgarians, Macedonians Were One People Before 1945 - Bulgaria PM

May 7, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria and Macedonia share a common past and should forge close neighborly ties, stressed Bulgarian caretaker PM and Foreign Affairs Minister Marin Raykov in a statement Tuesday.

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Nice and simple, like Suvlaki, but now you have to
explain your theory, and give pruf.
You don't mind doing that for me?
hey fyrom fred doesn't need to provide proof. ask the bulgarians since they repeatedly say it and claim to have the history to back it up

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Bulgars scolded in Washington over falsifying historical facts

Wednesday, 08 May 2013
An attempt by the Bulgarian Embassy in Washington DC to earn American honors for the supposed saving of the Jewish Community in WWII was met by refusal and protest by the Museum of Holocaust in Washington DC, reported MIA.

Official Sofia initiated a request that is currently being reviewed by Washington's City Council requesting the US city name a small square after Dimitar Peshev, the Justice Minister who is considered as the one responsible for the then Bulgarian Government giving up on deporting 50,000 Bulgarian Jews to concentration camps.

However, the D.C. Holocaust Museum responded that Bulgaria is responsible for deporting 11,000 Jews to their deaths from territories that were under Bulgarian control during WWII, namely Macedonia and Thrace, thus any sort of respect for Peshev is inappropriate.
Bulgaria's president Rosen Plevneliev got involved in the manner, in a speech in front of the Anti-Defamation League glorified the good deeds of his country during WW2.

However, facts tend to get in the way of Bulgaria.
US professor and scholar Michael Berenbaum who teaches at the American Jewish University in LA called the role of the Bulgarian Govt in WW2 "saviors in one way, brutal killers in other way". Berenbaum follows the same line as the Holocaust Museum, asking for the city to review not just the role of Bulgaria in WW2, but also specifically the role of Dimitar Peshev whose political party was the one to propose and adopted increase in taxes for Jews, identifying Jews by placing the star of David on their hands as well as sending many Jews to hard labor.

According to the AP, the Bulgarian Embassy received a letter from Radu Ioanid, the Director of the International Archival Program at the US Holocaust Memorial museum who was astonished by Bulgaria's repeated attempts to present itself as a country that was occupied by Nazi Germany instead of what it really was, their staunch ally. Ioanid explained that Bulgaria's current position towards their past is one of "expressing regrets, but have never expressed any responsibility for what they have done".

While Germany has recently released documents which ironically show how much money the Bulgarian Government received for rounding up and deporting Jews to their deaths (see below), Bulgaria continues to play its own tune incapable of looking into the eyes of their tumultuous past.//Marija Atanasovska

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http://macedoniaonline.eu/content/view/23280/...

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Bulgarian request for street name in D.C. stirs Holocaust debate
7 May 2013 at 12:16pm A request by the Bulgarian Embassy to name a Washington intersection after a favorite native son ? a man credited with helping save the country's Jewish population from deportation ? has gotten tangled up in a broader debate about whether the nation is ...

http://www.bulgarianbreaks.com/bulgarian-emba...

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In 864, Bulgaria accepted Eastern Orthodox Christianity.[19]

Bulgaria became a major European power in the ninth and the tenth centuries, while fighting with the Byzantine Empire for the control of the Balkans. This happened under the rule (852–889) of Boris I. During his reign, the Cyrillic alphabet originated in Preslav and Ohrid,[20] adapted from the Glagolitic alphabet invented by the monks Saints Cyril and Methodius.[21]

The Cyrillic alphabet became the basis for further cultural development. Centuries later, this alphabet, along with the Old Bulgarian language, fostered the intellectual written language (lingua franca) for Eastern Europe, known as Church Slavonic. The greatest territorial extension of the Bulgarian Empire — covering most of the Balkans — Following a decline in the mid-tenth century (worn out by wars with Croatia, by frequent Serbian rebellions sponsored by Byzantine gold, and by disastrous Magyar and Pecheneg invasions),[23] Bulgaria collapsed in the face of an assault of the Rus' in 969-971.[24]

The Byzantines then began campaigns to conquer Bulgaria. In 971, they seized the capital Preslav and captured Emperor Boris II.[25] Resistance continued under Tsar Samuil in the western Bulgarian lands for nearly half a century. The country managed to recover and defeated the Byzantines in several major battles taking the control of the most of the Balkans and in 991 invaded the Serbian state.[26] However, the Byzantines led by Basil II (Basil the Bulgar-Slayer) destroyed the Bulgarian state in 1018 after their victory at Kleidion.[27]
Basil II
Emperor of the Byzantine Empire

Reign nominally from 960 (as co-emperor), effectively 10 January 976 - 15 December 1025

Born 958
Died 15 December 1025

Predecessor John I Tzimiskes

Successor Constantine VIII

Dynasty Macedonian dynasty

Father Romanos II

Mother Theophano

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulgaria
As you can see the Bulgarian adopted the Macedonian alphabet because it suited there existing language.

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Documents of the Continued Existence of Macedonia and the Macedonian Nation for a period of over 2500 years

What follows are documents that speak of the continued existence of Macedonia and of the Macedonian nation through the last 25 centuries. Macedonia is clearly distinguished from Greece (Hellas), Thrace, Illyria, Bulgaria, Serbia, and the Macedonians are likewise distinguished as distinct nation from the Greeks, Thracians, Illyrians, Bulgarians, Serbs, Albanians, as nation which continued to exist and survive trough the centuries ( makedonika.org ).
****500 B.C.- 500 A.D.****

Bulgaria became a major European power in the ninth and the tenth centuries, while fighting with the Byzantine Empire for the control of the Balkans. This happened under the rule**(852–889)** of Boris I. During his reign, the Cyrillic alphabet originated in Preslav and Ohrid,[20] adapted from the Glagolitic alphabet invented by the monks Saints Cyril and Methodius.[21]

So stupid what came first the chicken or the egg!!
Stop Rewriting History

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Goce Delcev:We are Bulgarians!

Dame Gruev:We are Bulgarians!

Yane Sandanski:We are Bulgarians!

Krste Misirkov:We are Bulgarians!

Boris Sarafov:We are Bulgarians!

Atanas LOZANTCHEV:We are Bulgarians!

Nikola Karev:We are Bulgarians!

Todor Aleksandrov:We are Bulgarians!

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Macedonian City’s in the Bible.

1. AMPHIPOLIS » A city of Macedonia (Acts 17:1)

2. APOLLONIA » A city of Macedonia (Acts 17:1)

3. BEREA » A city in the south of Macedonia (Acts 17:10,13;20:4)

4. GAIUS » A man of Derbe; accompanied Paul from Macedonia (Acts 20:4)

5. LUKE » Accompanies Paul in his tour of Asia and Macedonia (Acts
16:10-13;20:5,6)

6. NEAPOLIS » A seaport of Macedonia

7. PAUL » Goes to Troas, where he has a vision of a man saying, "Come over into Macedonia, and help us; "immediately proceeds to Macedonia (Acts 16:8-10)

8. PAUL » Visits Samothracia and Neapolis; comes to Philippi, the chief city of Macedonia; visits a place of prayer at the side of the river; preaches the word; the merchant, Lydia, from Thyatira, is converted and immersed (Acts 16:11-15)

9. PAUL » Sends Timothy and Erastus into Macedonia, but he himself remains in Asia for a period of time (Acts 19:21,22)

PAUL » Proceeds to Macedonia after strengthening the congregations in that region; comes into** Greece and lives for three months; returns through Macedonia,** accompanied by Sopater, Aristarchus, Secundus, Gaius, Timothy, Tychicus, and Trophimus (Acts 20:1-6)

http://www.biblegateway.com/quicksearch/...

Apostle Paul’s Missionary Journeys

By Admin on March 4th, 2011

In the port city of Troas, Paul received a vision of a Macedonian imploring him to cross over into Europe with his message (Acts 16:6–10). Acts 16:10 introduces the famous “we” passages of Acts, thought by many scholars to reflect the eyewitness account of one of Paul’s companions—Luke—who joined the apostle at this point. Boarding a ship at Troas, Paul and his companions overnighted on the island of Samothrace before arriving at Neapolis, the chief port of Macedonia.

From Neapolis, Paul followed the Via Egnatia inland into the heart of Macedonia. This important military highway carried commercial goods across Macedonia to the Adriatic Sea, a distance of over five hundred miles. Along its length lay important cities of Macedonia: Philippi, Apollonia, Amphipolis, and Thessalonica. Rome annexed Macedonia as a province in 148 b.c. Later, Augustus refounded several cities as Roman colonies (Philippi, Pella, and Dion), where he settled Roman veterans as a reward for their service to Rome. Thessalonica and Amphipolis were free cities. At the time of Paul’s visit, Macedonia was a senatorial province.

In his first visit to Macedonia, Paul established churches in Philippi, Thessalonica, and Berea. His first convert on European soil was Lydia, a dealer of purple-dyed cloth from Thyatira. Paul met her outside the city at Philippi.

Located ten miles inland from Neapolis, Philippi was named after Philip of Macedon, the father of Alexander the Great. Philippi increased in political importance when Mark Antony defeated Caesar’s assassins on a nearby plain in 42 b.c., after which Augustus refounded the colony as Colonia Iulia Augusta Philippensium.
Paul had a brief, contentious ministry in Thessalonica, a district capital of Macedonia and a major port. Initial success among God-fearing Gentiles and some Jews in a synagogue agitated a mob who attacked the house of Jason where the two missionaries were staying.

The mob charged Paul with proclaiming a king other than Caesar, an act of treason against the Roman Empire. Although the charge was false, Paul and Silas fled to Berea, where several prominent Greek men and women received the gospel. However, Jewish agitators arrived from Thessalonica, forcing an end to Paul’s first Macedonian mission.

The mission had borne much fruit; three churches were established, two of which were strategically located on the Via Egnatia. The gospel would travel far along this commercial conduit. Paul developed a deep affection for the Macedonian churches, as revealed in his letters.

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MAKEDONIA ALWAYS GREECE

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http://youtu.be/kwwrYkfS53Q
Fyromians is Bulgarians whi lost the way!
MAKEDONIA ALWAYS GREECE

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Any way,they have Albanian future now!
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Macedonian City’s in the Bible.
1. AMPHIPOLIS » A city of Macedonia (Acts 17:1)
2. APOLLONIA » A city of Macedonia (Acts 17:1)
3. BEREA » A city in the south of Macedonia (Acts 17:10,13;20:4)
4. GAIUS » A man of Derbe; accompanied Paul from Macedonia (Acts 20:4)
5. LUKE » Accompanies Paul in his tour of Asia and Macedonia (Acts
16:10-13;20:5,6)
6. NEAPOLIS » A seaport of Macedonia
7. PAUL » Goes to Troas, where he has a vision of a man saying, "Come over into Macedonia, and help us; "immediately proceeds to Macedonia (Acts 16:8-10)
8. PAUL » Visits Samothracia and Neapolis; comes to Philippi, the chief city of Macedonia; visits a place of prayer at the side of the river; preaches the word; the merchant, Lydia, from Thyatira,
9. PAUL » Sends Timothy and Erastus into Macedonia, but he himself remains in Asia for a period of time (Acts 19:21,22)
PAUL » Proceeds to Macedonia after strengthening the congregations in that region; comes into** Greece and lives for three months; returns through Macedonia,** accompanied by Sopater, Aristarchus, Secundus, Gaius, Timothy, Tychicus, and Trophimus (Acts 20:1-6)
http://www.biblegateway.com/quicksearch/...
Apostle Paul’s Missionary Journeys
By Admin on March 4th, 2011
In the port city of Troas, Paul received a vision of a Macedonian imploring him to cross over into Europe with his message (Acts 16:6–10). Acts 16:10 introduces the famous “we” passages of Acts, thought by many scholars to reflect the eyewitness account of one of Paul’s companions—Luke—who joined the apostle at this point. Boarding a ship at Troas, Paul and his companions overnighted on the island of Samothrace before arriving at Neapolis, the chief port of Macedonia.
From Neapolis, Paul followed the Via Egnatia inland into the heart of Macedonia. This important military highway carried commercial goods across Macedonia to the Adriatic Sea, a distance of over five hundred miles. Along its length lay important cities of Macedonia: Philippi, Apollonia, Amphipolis, and Thessalonica. Rome annexed Macedonia as a province in 148 b.c. Later, Augustus refounded several cities as Roman colonies (Philippi, Pella, and Dion), where he settled Roman veterans as a reward for their service to Rome. Thessalonica and Amphipolis were free cities. At the time of Paul’s visit, Macedonia was a senatorial province.
In his first visit to Macedonia, Paul established churches in Philippi, Thessalonica, and Berea. His first convert on European soil was Lydia, a dealer of purple-dyed cloth from Thyatira. Paul met her outside the city at Philippi.
Located ten miles inland from Neapolis, Philippi was named after Philip of Macedon, the father of Alexander the Great. Philippi increased in political importance when Mark Antony defeated Caesar’s assassins on a nearby plain in 42 b.c., after which Augustus refounded the colony as Colonia Iulia Augusta Philippensium.
Paul had a brief, contentious ministry in Thessalonica, a district capital of Macedonia and a major port. Initial success among God-fearing Gentiles and some Jews in a synagogue agitated a mob who attacked the house of Jason where the two missionaries were staying.
The mob charged Paul with proclaiming a king other than Caesar, an act of treason against the Roman Empire. Although the charge was false, Paul and Silas fled to Berea, where several prominent Greek men and women received the gospel. However, Jewish agitators arrived from Thessalonica, forcing an end to Paul’s first Macedonian mission.
see maps & read the full web page;
http://www.gracepointdevotions.org/2011/03/04...
Map Bulg = Thrace
Are you completely stupid and ignorant? Look what you are posting: "Paul had a brief, contentious ministry in Thessalonica, a district capital of Macedonia and a major port."
You are serving us proof that Thessalonica was capital of Macedonia!
Thank you Rosetta! Ti xasi kai malakismeni bulgara..

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the skopians and the bulgarians are one in the same....Macedonia was born GRREK!

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all this in slav macedonia....reading and writing bulgarian !!! hahahahah bain dead scop...... go build a tito and stalin statue....malaka
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Mr Kavokian wrote:
the skopians and the bulgarians are one in the same....Macedonia was born GRREK!
Exactly: http://life.nationalpost.com/2013/05/10/yours...
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"The Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia shares with Bulgaria common linguistic traditions, a common history and common past. Until 1945 we were part of the same people," said the Bulgarian PM and FM."

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