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General Crossword Questions for “macedon”

  • Alexander's place for fellow on the staff
  • Alexander the Great's country

Encyclopedia

  • Macedonia or Macedon (from Greek: Μακεδονία, Makedonía) was an ancient kingdom, centered in the northeastern The same might have held true of feudal institutions like serfdom, which may have persisted in Macedon well into historical times. — “Macedonia (ancient kingdom) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Macedon (pronounced /ˈmæsədən/)[2] is a town on the Calder Freeway between Melbourne and Bendigo in the Macedon Ranges in central Victoria, Australia. Parts of the 2009 Nicolas Cage film "Knowing" was shot around Macedon, most notably the local petrol station which was renovated to appear more like. — “Macedon, Victoria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Philip II of Macedon, (Greek: Φίλιππος Β' ο Μακεδών — φίλος = friend Macedon and the regions adjoining it having now been securely consolidated, Philip celebrated his Olympic. — “Philip II of Macedon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Another Theban maiden did right so; For one of Macedon had her oppress'd, She with her death her maidenhead redress'd.* *vindicated What shall I say of Niceratus' wife, That for such case bereft herself her life? How true was eke to Alcibiades His love, that for to dien rather chese,* *chose Than for to suffer his body unburied be? Lo, what a wife was Alceste?" quoth she. "What saith Homer of good Penelope? All Greece knoweth of her chastity. — “Canterbury Tales” by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • The history of Philip of Macedon gives a proof of this, as he conquered Greece more by bribes than the sword, and used to say, that he deemed no fortress impregnable, where there was a gate large enough to admit a camel laden with gold.]... — “Metamorphoses” by Ovid
  • Gentlemen, one man has the heart of Alexander of Macedon and another the heart of the little dog Fido. — “The Brothers Karamazov” by Fyodor Dostoevsky

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