Dating mecidonia sites
In the late sixth century BC, the area was incorporated into the Persian Achaemenid Empire, then annexed by the Kingdom of Macedonia in the fourth century.
The Romans conquered the region in the second century BC and made it part of the much larger province of Macedonia.
This small country has no access to the sea and is closed among fabulous mountain ranges.
This wonderful place has no less wonderful ladies who proudly live here and decorate this country.
However, by the late 12th century, Byzantine decline saw the region contested by various political entities, including a brief Norman occupation in the 1080s.
Following the loss in the Second Persian invasion of Greece in 479 BC, the Persians eventually withdrew from their European territories, including from what is today the Republic of Macedonia.The capital and largest city, Skopje, is home to roughly a quarter of the nation's 2.06 million inhabitants.The majority of the residents are ethnic Macedonians, a South Slavic people.During the 580s, Byzantine literature attests to the Slavs raiding Byzantine territories in the region of Macedonia, later aided by Bulgars. 680 a group of Bulgars, Slavs and Byzantines led by a Bulgar called Kuber settled in the region of the Keramisian plain, centred on the city of Bitola.Presian's reign apparently coincides with the extension of Bulgarian control over the Slavic tribes in and around Macedonia.