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Old 03-14-2020, 11:32 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Liberator of Makedonija View Post
You won't find much on the Macedonian people from this era as the only people that mattered to history were the aristocrats; the kings, lords and other rulers. The dynasty was established by Basil I, who was from the region of Adrianople, but the dynasty still carried the name 'Macedonian' - there is a theory Basil himself was of some mixed Macedonian/Armenian heritage.

Mmm Iíve heard this theory as well.


Marko isn't my strongest area, I believe he did belong to one of the families that ruled the former Serbian Empire. I've never heard the moniker 'Ruler of Serbs and Greeks', where did you read this? I'd say Marko appears in Macedonian folklore more often than Samoil, just going off 19th century recorded literature that has been provided in this forum.
My bad, that title was given to Stefan Dusan. Came across it here: The Late Medieval Balkans: A Critical Survey from the Late Twelfth Century to the Ottoman Conquest. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Press.

Got my wires crossed there.
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