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Re: To all who deny Cypriot Greekness, you fail!!!!!

Postby wyoming cowboy » Mon Mar 05, 2012 5:24 am

GreekIslandGirl wrote:For the (few) intellectuals ...

http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/w/woolf/v ... pter3.html



Thanks for posting Greek Island Girl, very nice article on the ancient Greek writers like Sophocles, EURIPIDES,Plato and the others...
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Re: To all who deny Cypriot Greekness, you fail!!!!!

Postby Get Real! » Mon Mar 05, 2012 4:13 pm

Btw, to those complaining about my CyProb site, all I need to do is add the tag…

<meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=5"/>

…to the header and most if not all IE compatibility issues would be eliminated. But, I just can’t be bothered uploading… that’s the nightmare of maintaining a website on a free host! :lol:
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Re: To all who deny Cypriot Greekness, you fail!!!!!

Postby kimon07 » Tue Mar 06, 2012 1:32 pm

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Re: To all who deny Cypriot Greekness, you fail!!!!!

Postby kimon07 » Tue Mar 06, 2012 1:37 pm

wyoming cowboy wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VUSlzl7oz6E&feature=related


Emis tjai esis eimasten adergia!!!


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Re: To all who deny Cypriot Greekness, you fail!!!!!

Postby kurupetos » Tue Mar 06, 2012 6:15 pm

Interesting stuff Kimon.

The Spaniards are also of Greek origin. Iberia is a Greek word. :wink:

The Greek historian Herodotus (5th C BC) provided the first clues about Greek visitors to Spain. According to Herodotus, the first Greek to land in Iberia (as the Greeks called the peninsula) was a sea captain, Kolaios, around the year 640 BC. Kolaios, from the Aegean island of Samos, was ostensibly on his way to Egypt when a storm blew his ship off-course and he landed eventually in Tartessus. Here he and his sailors were well received by the king, whose name --Arganthonius, man of the silver mountain– gives a clue to the mineral wealth of the area. They exchanged goods and Kolaios returned to Samos with a vast cargo of silver, the like of which had never before been brought back by any Greek ship. What remains uncertain is whether Kolaios was really bound for Egypt or whether some Phoenician rumours of great wealth in the western Mediterranean spurred him to make the journey. It could well be the latter.


http://www.spainthenandnow.com/spanish- ... lt_39.aspx
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Re: To all who deny Cypriot Greekness, you fail!!!!!

Postby wyoming cowboy » Tue Mar 06, 2012 7:08 pm

interesting that you mention Spain, i was reading something recently that describes the Basque region of Spain as having Greek roots, the dna of the basque is identical to the Greeks, and also their language has Greek roots....
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Re: To all who deny Cypriot Greekness, you fail!!!!!

Postby kurupetos » Tue Mar 06, 2012 7:25 pm

wyoming cowboy wrote:interesting that you mention Spain, i was reading something recently that describes the Basque region of Spain as having Greek roots, the dna of the basque is identical to the Greeks, and also their language has Greek roots....

The annual Greek Festival of Barcelona... http://grec.bcn.cat/en/what-grec-festival-barcelona

The ancient Greek city of Emporion, near Barcelona... http://www.cbrava.com/empuries/empuries.uk.htm

:arrow: All the Med is Greek and fools argue that Cyprus is not Greek. :roll:
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Re: To all who deny Cypriot Greekness, you fail!!!!!

Postby Cap » Tue Mar 06, 2012 7:33 pm

Forgive me.. but I have a hard time connecting Ancient Greece to the modern state.
Although I give credit to the awesome splendor of the ancients, how they've influenced every corner of the earth... the burning question remains:

What on Gawd's beautiful green earth happened after April 6, 1453?
Even more burning... after 1821?
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Re: To all who deny Cypriot Greekness, you fail!!!!!

Postby Get Real! » Tue Mar 06, 2012 10:27 pm

kurupetos wrote:The Spaniards are also of Greek origin. Iberia is a Greek word. :wink:

The big mistake these short sighted fools make is that they see a Greek-language oriented name of a place or item, so they AUTOMATICALLY ASSUME that the people in the vicinity of that place or item, are Greeks or of some kind of Greek background!

They do not understand that what is labeled as “Greek” today was once a popular communications medium in this region; but still a far cry from the worldwide popularity of English today, and does not in any way mean that all those using it were Greeks!

Of course, using their childish assumptions one could be forgiven for assuming the entire world is of Japanese inheritance from all the Japanese scrap metal to be found by the billions worldwide thanks to Mazda, Toyota, and Nissan, or that the entire world is of British ancestry thanks to all the English language literature lying around the globe by the billions today!

These are the type of amateur approaches that were being made to write “history” in the past by uneducated fools but are now frowned upon and condemned by 21st century historians and archeologists.

You no longer judge a place by its pots & pans, or assume that a specific type of pot is exclusive to a particular type of people! :)
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Re: To all who deny Cypriot Greekness, you fail!!!!!

Postby supporttheunderdog » Tue Mar 06, 2012 10:45 pm

wyoming cowboy wrote:interesting that you mention Spain, i was reading something recently that describes the Basque region of Spain as having Greek roots, the dna of the basque is identical to the Greeks, and also their language has Greek roots....


Gus Portokali is alive and well and posting on CF.

The name Basque may have Greek roots but the Basques call themselves Euskara and their language has no identified connection with any other European language, (which are mostly indo Europaen, amd which family includes Greek). It is an Isolate. Do not otherwise confuse a label for an area or a people which may be popular but imposed from outside.

The gentics show Basques are mostly R1b but this haplogroup is not prominent in Greece.

There is little except in the deranged minds of psuedo scientists to connect the Basques to Greece.
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