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Introduction

Dimitris Livanios

in The Macedonian Question: Britain and the Southern Balkans 1939-1949

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199237685
eISBN:
9780191717246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237685.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter serves as an introduction to the Macedonian Question from the 1870s to the 1930s. It consists of three sections: the first section discusses the ‘national identity’ of the peasants in ... More


Between Centralism and Separatism: The Emergence of the Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, 1944–1948

Dimitris Livanios

in The Macedonian Question: Britain and the Southern Balkans 1939-1949

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199237685
eISBN:
9780191717246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237685.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The single most important feature of the Macedonian Question in the 1940s was the emergence in Tito's Yugoslavia of Macedonia as a federal unit. This chapter aims at offering a new perspective on ... More


The Rise of Possessive Perfects

Bernd Heine and Tania Kuteva

in The Changing Languages of Europe

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297337
eISBN:
9780191711220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297337.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Like articles, constructions commonly termed ‘have’-perfects or possessive perfects were largely unknown in the early history of European languages. This chapter attempts to describe the rise and ... More


Nonforcible Intervention in the Ottoman Macedonian Provinces (1903–08)

Davide Rodogno

in Against Massacre: Humanitarian Interventions in the Ottoman Empire, 1815-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151335
eISBN:
9781400840014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151335.003.0011
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the European powers' nonforcible intervention in the Ottoman provinces of Macedonia during the period 1903–1908. Like the case of Crete, the European governments' intervention ... More


The Life and Death of Democracy

Paul Woodruff

in First Democracy: The Challenge of an Ancient Idea

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195304541
eISBN:
9780199850747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304541.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Just like the life struggle of Demosthenes to promote democracy against the Macedonians, democracy is messy and never perfect. In a philosophical way, the democratic idea applies the flawed and ... More


The Macedonian Question: Britain and the Southern Balkans 1939-1949

Dimitris Livanios

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199237685
eISBN:
9780191717246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237685.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Although the Macedonian Question and British foreign policy in the Balkans during the 1940s have attracted considerable interest, the relation between the two issues has not received much attention. ... More


The East From Valens To Theodosius

Lewis Ayres

in Nicaea and its Legacy: An Approach to Fourth-Century Trinitarian Theology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780198755067
eISBN:
9780191602788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198755066.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Begins by considering Basil’s theological work against the background of his attempts at alliance-building in Asia Minor, in the eastern provinces, and with the West. Often, Basil faced constant ... More


Herodotos (8. 137–8), The Manumissions from Leukopetra, and the Topography of the Middle Haliakmon Valley

Miltiades Hatzopoulos

in Herodotus and his World: Essays from a Conference in Memory of George Forrest

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253746
eISBN:
9780191719745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253746.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Macedonian logos of Herodotus has for generations delighted simple readers, while fascinating and at the same time embarrassing historians, geographers, and ethnologists, for it is the most ... More


Macedonia 1870–1922: THE REGIONAL CONTEXT

Elisabeth Kontogiorgi

in Population Exchange in Greek Macedonia: The Rural Settlement of Refugees 1922-1930

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199278961
eISBN:
9780191706806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278961.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter begins with a discussion of Macedonia — its regional boundaries, economy, and population — and the ‘Macedonian Question’. It then considers the factors that made Macedonia a politically ... More


Tampering with the ‘Sleeping Dogs’: Britain and Macedonia 1878–1935

Dimitris Livanios

in The Macedonian Question: Britain and the Southern Balkans 1939-1949

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199237685
eISBN:
9780191717246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237685.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter analyses British foreign policy towards Macedonia from the 1870s to the mid-1930s, and argues that in the interwar years, Britain had no vital interests in the region apart from the ... More


A Loveless, but Necessary, Entanglement

Dimitris Livanios

in The Macedonian Question: Britain and the Southern Balkans 1939-1949

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199237685
eISBN:
9780191717246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237685.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter offers some concluding remarks about the British connection to the Macedonian Question in the 1940s. It discusses the main parameters of British strategic thinking about Macedonia, ... More


Rhodes between Rome and Perseus

Sviatoslav Dmitriev

in The Greek Slogan of Freedom and Early Roman Politics in Greece

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195375183
eISBN:
9780199896721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375183.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 8 argues against the traditional vision of the stance held by Rhodes in the Third Macedonian war as being simply pro- or anti-Roman. The famous Rhodian attempt to mediate in the war between ... More


Fragmentation: Babylonian and Julian Calendars in the Near East, Third Century bce–Seventh Century ce

Sacha Stern

in Calendars in Antiquity: Empires, States, and Societies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199589449
eISBN:
9780191746178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589449.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter considers how the disintegration of large empires in the Near East led to the fragmentation of Near Eastern calendars in later Antiquity. Under the Seleucid Empire, the Macedonian ... More


Epilogue

Aidan Dodson

in Monarchs of the Nile: New Revised Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167164
eISBN:
9781617977336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167164.003.0019
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This concluding chapter briefly recounts the Egypt's later succession of rulers following the Persian recapture of the state during Nakhthorheb's reign. Egypt would not see independence for another ... More


Democracy's Beginning: The Athenian Story

Thomas N. Mitchell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300215038
eISBN:
9780300217353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215038.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The first democracy, established in ancient Greece more than 2,500 years ago, has served as the foundation for every democratic system of government instituted down the centuries. This book tells the ... More


Polybius among the Romans: Life in the Cyclops' Cave

Andrew Erskine

in Imperialism, Cultural Politics, and Polybius

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600755
eISBN:
9780191738791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600755.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter treats Polybius' sixteen-year detention in Rome following the Third Macedonian War and asks what it meant to be a detainee in Rome. Consequently, although the chapter focuses on ... More


Paths of Glory

Jonathan Harris

in The Lost World of Byzantium

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300178579
eISBN:
9780300216097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178579.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the ruling families of Byzantium. These include the Macedonian dynasty, which gained acceptance as the legitimate ruling house by the early tenth century. So secure was it ... More


The Long Shadow

Jonathan Harris

in The Lost World of Byzantium

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300178579
eISBN:
9780300216097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178579.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Of the three groups vying for power in 976, the Macedonian dynasty appeared the least likely to succeed. Some observers might have assumed that it would shortly die out or be elbowed aside. They were ... More


Photius’ Break with Nicolas: Nicolas Invokes Hincmar’s Help: Basil the Macedonian: Photius Deposed

Henry Chadwick

in East and West: The Making of a Rift in the Church: From Apostolic Times until the Council of Florence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264575
eISBN:
9780191698958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264575.003.0026
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses Photius' conflict with Nicolas. Encouraged by letters reporting opposition to Pope Nicolas, he decided to summon to a synod, and sent out an encyclical addressed to the eastern ... More


Homeric and Macedonian Kingship

PIERRE CARLIER

in Alternatives to Athens: Varieties of Political Organization and Community in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258109
eISBN:
9780191717697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258109.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

It is quite commonplace to say that Homeric and Macedonian institutions resemble each other. According to many historians, they are both examples of the traditional Greek kingship, the basileia, of ... More


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