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The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
John RobertsJohn Roberts

links the Balkans and the Greek peninsula. Four important routes converge on the Macedonian plain. Hesiod considered the ‘Macedones’ to be an outlying branch of the Greek‐speaking tribes, with a distinctive dialect of their own. He gave their habitat as ‘Pieria and Olympus’. A new dynasty, the Temenids, ruling the Macedonians, founded their early capital at ... ...

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