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Macedon was ancient-Greek Kingdom - Alexander the Great was Greek King of Macedon. Macedonians form Northen branch of Dorians - Spartans form Southern branch of Dorians. Nobody disputes Greekness of Sparta or Spartans! The Greekness of ancient-Macedon and the peoples that inhabited the Kingdom is on equilibrium with Spartan example.
Greek was in wide usage as the lingua franca of the Near East. It also has the benefit of actually surviving Roman rule, in the same capacity, all the way till the Late Antiquity. The Romans themselves read and spoke Greek. Thus, Greek works have had a much greater chance of surviving simply from a great, wider, and more durable distribution. The Etruscan ...
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