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Old 05-12-2010, 01:21 AM   #6
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Very interesting. Well done SoM.

This passage I find fascinating
the title of 'Hellene' a badge of education rather than of common descent (Isocrates, Panegyricus, 50.
A Hellene is someone who is educated. This is worth exploring further. How many other references are there attributing to this fact?
From the village of Pípezhani, Tashko Popov, Dimitar Popov-Skenderov and Todor Trpenov were beaten and sentenced to 12 years prison. Pavle Mevchev and Atanas Popov from Vrbeni and Boreshnica joined them in early 1927, they were soon after transferred to Kozhani and executed. As they were leaving Lerin they were heard to shout "With our death, Macedonia will not be lost. Our blood will run, but other Macedonians will rise from it"
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