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Slavs,Turks or Bulgarians were NEVER characterised as “Macedonians” in Byzantine Sources

Slavs,Turks or Bulgarians were NEVER characterised as “Macedonians” in Byzantine Sources

From the invenstigation of Byzantine sources, we can conclude: a) The two terms, Μακεδών (noun, Translation: ”a Macedonian”, plural Μακεδόνες ) and Μακεδονικός (adjective – “Macedonian”) do not always have the same significance: they coincide only to the extend that they refer to a geographical concept. b) The term Μακεδoνικός is used exclusively to characterise forces or armies coming from the Byzantine Theme, that […]

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