Essays & Academic Articles

Aromanian Language and differentiated geographic varieties

Aromanian Language and differentiated geographic varieties: A teaching approach, problems and propositions by Evegenia Ntasiou ABSTRACT: This contribution discusses a project to strengthen Aromanian. Aromanian …

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Vlachs and their own History

by Basil Gounaris   To view the full article, sign up for a free account at Academia.edu If you already have an account, use the …

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Multipart Singing among the Aromanians (Vlachs)

By Thede Kahl   Abstract: Similar styles of multipart singing are common among the Albanians, Greeks and Aromanians in the south of Albania and the …

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Constantinople and the Echo Chamber: The Vlachs in the French Crusade Chronicles

Florin Curta Department of History, University of Florida Abstract: The chroniclers of the Fourth Crusade (Geoffroi de Villehardouin, Henri de Valenciennes, and Robert de Clari) …

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Being an Ottoman Vlach: On Vlach Identity(ies), Role and Status in Western Parts

Vjeran Kursar   abstract: Following the Ottoman conquest of the Balkans, the Vlachs, still a largely nomadic and semi-nomadic population, made special arrangements with the …

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Linguistic Balkanization: Contact-Induced Change by Mutual Reinforcement

JOUKO LINDSTEDT (UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI) Introduction: The Balkan Sprachbund was the first linguistic area discovered by modern scholarship. According to Kopitarís (1829: 86) famous statement …

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THE ROMANIAN STUDENT TRIP TO ATHENS (ON AUGUST 27 – SEPTEMBER 10, 1901)

ȘTEFAN PETRESCU (Institute for South-East European Studies, Bucharest) Abstract Grigore Tocilescu, professor of Ancient History of University of Bucharest, organized a student trip to Greece …

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THE EMERGENCE OF VLACH NECROPOLISES WITH PETROGLYPHS IN WESTERN BALKANS

Octavian CIOBANU Abstract The paper deals with some activities and traditions of Vlachs connected to the emergence of necropolises with impressive tombstones and petroglyphs in …

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Macedonian Questions

BASIL C. GOUNARIS Abstract Despite many recent postmodernist approaches ‘historicity’ as a quality of state rights in the Balkans was not dismissed. Ethnicity, in its …

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SOCIAL CLEAVAGES AND NATIONAL “AWAKENING” IN OTTOMAN MACEDONIA

Basil G. Gounaris Thessaloniki   Introduction In early summer 1992 a lavish monograph was published in Skopje entitled Macedonia on old Maps. In the first …

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The Vlachs of Greece and their Misunderstood History

Helen Abadzi January 2004 Abstract The Vlachs speak a language that evolved from Latin. Latin was transmitted by Romans to many peoples and was used …

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