German museum man says Alexander the Great was mainly Greek

There are 721 comments on the Earth Times story from Sep 24, 2010, titled German museum man says Alexander the Great was mainly Greek. In it, Earth Times reports that:

Mannheim, Germany - The head of a German museum which is set to show an exhibition about Alexander the Great weighed into a dispute between Skopje and Athens on Friday, saying the ancient leader had been predominantly Greek.

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Kouros

Athens, Greece

#729 Feb 3, 2013
Truth hurts wrote:
We know that this is the truth and nothing more.
But will always be several twisted minds that prefer to serve the lies and the evil-ill-perverted thoughts of the world..
Exactly!
Macedonia is Greece!
Pythia

Athens, Greece

#730 Feb 3, 2013
Essetai imar!
Truth hurts wrote:
We know that this is the truth and nothing more.
But will always be several twisted minds that prefer to serve the lies and the evil-ill-perverted thoughts of the world..
Talos

Athens, Greece

#731 Feb 4, 2013
H tan i epi tas!
Truth hurts wrote:
We know that this is the truth and nothing more.
But will always be several twisted minds that prefer to serve the lies and the evil-ill-perverted thoughts of the world..
Thalia

Thessaloníki, Greece

#733 Feb 4, 2013
Listen the Hellanion Keleusma!
Truth hurts wrote:
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But will always be several twisted minds that prefer to serve the lies and the evil-ill-perverted thoughts of the world..
Satyros

Athens, Greece

#734 Feb 4, 2013
Aein Aristevein!
Truth hurts wrote:
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But will always be several twisted minds that prefer to serve the lies and the evil-ill-perverted thoughts of the world..
Helios

Athens, Greece

#736 Feb 5, 2013
Great!
Truth hurts wrote:
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Theseas

Greece

#737 Feb 7, 2013
Teleio!
Truth hurts wrote:
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Greek

Kalamariá, Greece

#738 Feb 13, 2013
Truth hurts wrote:
We know that this is the truth and nothing more.
But will always be several twisted minds that prefer to serve the lies and the evil-ill-perverted thoughts of the world..
Macedonia is Greece!
Hliou faeinoteron!
Makedonas

Greece

#739 Feb 14, 2013
Proud Makos means proud Greeks of Macedonia!
Truth hurts wrote:
We know that this is the truth and nothing more.
But will always be several twisted minds that prefer to serve the lies and the evil-ill-perverted thoughts of the world..
MAKEDONIA ALWAYS GREECE

Athens, Greece

#740 Feb 15, 2013
Truth hurts wrote:
" Mannheim, Germany - The head of a German museum which is set to show an exhibition about Alexander the Great weighed into a dispute between Skopje and Athens on Friday, saying the ancient leader had been predominantly Greek. The modern state of Macedonia, where the main language is a Slavic one, claims the heritage of ancient Macedonia.
"Alexander was predominantly Greek and definitely not an ancestor of contemporary Slavic Macedonians," said Alfried Wieczorek, head of the Reiss-Engelhorn Museums in the southern German city of Mannheim.
The exhibition devoted to the ancient general and ruler, who lived from 356 to 323 BC, opens on Saturday and runs till February 21.
For two decades, Athens has been objecting to its northern neighbour calling itself Macedonia. Skopje has named its airport after Alexander and insists on having Alexander's "star of Vergina" symbol on its coat of arms.
In an interview with the German Press Agency dpa, Wieczorek said, "The latest research shows very clearly yet again that the Macedonians in the days of Alexander were closely related to the contemporary Greeks."
He added, "In antiquity, Greeks and Macedonians could interact because they spoke the same language."
Athens has been insisting that the name Macedonia can only been applied to a province in its own north.
The country of Macedonia became independent in 1991 when Yugoslavia split up. The name issue has held up efforts to bring the new country into NATO and into formal assocation with the European Union.
The museum director referred to findings that its population of 2 million, one quarter of them Albanian speakers and three quarters Slavic speakers, are descended from people who immigrated in the 6th century of the modern era, long after Alexander's death. "
This article is the only truth of the name issue.
And it really hurts the Fyromian nationalists...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Macedoni...
Correct!
Miss Macedonia

Veria, Greece

#741 Feb 15, 2013
Makedonas wrote:
Proud Makos means proud Greeks of Macedonia!<quoted text>
Exactly!
We are the Greeks of Macedonia,a regional and historical group of the Greek nation,not separate nation!
General Franco of Spain

Podgorica, Montenegro

#742 Feb 16, 2013
Miss Macedonia wrote:
<quoted text>
Exactly!
We are the Greeks of Macedonia,a regional and historical group of the Greek nation,not separate nation!
Are you greek girl?
Miss Macedonia

Kalamariá, Greece

#743 Feb 16, 2013
General Franco of Spain wrote:
<quoted text>Are you greek girl?
Yes!
Im Macedonian,therefore Greek of Macedonia!
My ethnicity is Greek,my regional identity is Macedonian like Alexander the Great and Cleopatra of Egypt!
Don't confuse me by these liers who stole our name in 1944 AD and now they are pretending us Macedonians as separate nation!
We original Macedonians are regional and historical subgroup of the Greek nation,not separate nation!!!!!
I love Spain!I love your Queen Sophia!

“RESISTANCE = RESULTS”

Since: Jan 12

Location hidden

#744 Feb 16, 2013
Miss Macedonia wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes!
Im Macedonian,therefore Greek of Macedonia!
My ethnicity is Greek,my regional identity is Macedonian like Alexander the Great and Cleopatra of Egypt!
Don't confuse me by these liers who stole our name in 1944 AD and now they are pretending us Macedonians as separate nation!
We original Macedonians are regional and historical subgroup of the Greek nation,not separate nation!!!!!
I love Spain!I love your Queen Sophia!
You love all Queens you queer
Timeless FAKEDONIJA

Hausmannstatten, Austria

#745 Feb 17, 2013
MacedoniaNEVERGreek wrote:
<quoted text>
You love all Queens you queer
Ajde Perth australia KLEPTOMAN of the HELLENIC symbol vergina sun!
Miss Macedonia

Greece

#746 Feb 17, 2013
MacedoniaNEVERGreek wrote:
<quoted text>
You love all Queens you queer
I love when you curse us cuz that's means you haven't serious arguments or proofs for your "truth"!!!!!!!
I love when you curse us cuz that's means we are okay since the world already knows that you believe always lies and myths;)
Get it hermafrodite thing of Tito?

Since: Apr 12

Blacktown, Australia

#747 Feb 17, 2013
dont like the red colour in your commo flag

what chance do you have in a democratic world

zilch

“RESISTANCE = RESULTS”

Since: Jan 12

Location hidden

#748 Feb 17, 2013
Makedonski good luk wrote:
dont like the red colour in your commo flag
what chance do you have in a democratic world
zilch
Democratic world?

This is coming from a mama's boy from Sydney right.

Move to Greece & experience your democracy or shall I say hypocracy

“RESISTANCE = RESULTS”

Since: Jan 12

Location hidden

#749 Feb 17, 2013
Miss Macedonia wrote:
<quoted text>
I love when you curse us cuz that's means you haven't serious arguments or proofs for your "truth"!!!!!!!
I love when you curse us cuz that's means we are okay since the world already knows that you believe always lies and myths;)
Get it hermafrodite thing of Tito?
Greece's first Queen - YOU
Miss Macedonia

Greece

#750 Feb 17, 2013
MacedoniaNEVERGreek wrote:
<quoted text>
Democratic world?
This is coming from a mama's boy from Sydney right.
Move to Greece & experience your democracy or shall I say hypocracy
Do you know the word democracy?
Im sure no!
Research showed that Skopians like dictatorship and Gruevski is the living example of that;)
Go to Skopje and see your fascism mama's bulgaroshit and stop talking;)

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