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Monday, 6 March 2017

Regions of Ancient Macedonia


                                                                                

Regions of Ancient Macedonia

Pre-Philip II:

  Upper Macedonia

Ancient Name:                   Modern name and Location:       





ORESTIS                         Kastoria province, Greece       
TYMPHAEA                        Grevena province, Greece       
ELIMEIA                         S. Kozane province, Greece     
EORDAEA                         N. Kozane province, Greece     
LYNKESTIS                       Florina province, Greece       
PELAGONIA                       Monastiri (Bitola), FYROM
      

  Lower Macedonia

        

Ancient Name:                   Modern name and Location:       


AMPHAXITIS                      Kilkis province, Greece        
ALMOPIA                         Pella province, Greece 
PIERIA                          Pieria province, Greece
BOTTIAEA                        Emathia province, Greece       
KRESTONIA                       N. Thessalonike province, Greece       
MYGDONIA                        E. Thessalonike province, Greece       
ANTHEMOUS                       S. Thessalonike province, Greece       

                
                                     Expansion under Philip II:

  New Macedonia

  
Ancient Name:                   Modern name and Location:       

BISALTIA                        E. Thessalonike province, Greece       
SINTIKE                         Serres province, Greece
ODOMANTIS                       Drama province, Greece 
EDONIS                          Kavalla province, Greece       
THASSOS                         Kavalla province, Greece       
CHALKIDIKE                      Chalkidike province, Greece    

SOUTHERN PAEONIA                Gevgeli province, FYROM

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