Chronology of medieval Macedonia (early middle ages)
The Byzantine Emperor establishes the town of Justiniana Prima (in the vicinity of Skopje), an important church (archbishop's seat) and political center in the Balkans.
End of 6th and beginning of 7th centuries
Slavs settle the territory of Macedonia and continuously attacks the Byzantine cities in the Balkans.
The brothers from Salonica, Saints Cyril and Methodius create the first Slavonic alphabet.
The sons of comes Nicholas (David, Moses, Aaron, and Samoil) rebel against Bulgarian authority and establish the medieval Macedonian state, which in 997 becomes the Macedonian Empire.
Battle of Mount Belasica. The army of the Macedonian Tzar Samoil is defeated by the Byzantines. Later, the tzar dies.
Vasilius Second, captures Ohrid, the seat of the Macedonian Empire. Very soon the empire falls under Byzantine rule.
Insurrection against Byzantine authority led by Petar Deljan.
Gjorgji Vojteh's insurrection based in Macedonia.
The Battle at the river Marica and penetration of the Turks into the Balkans.