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|VIII. Macedonia in the 10th c. A.D.|
|904 ||Saracen pirates besiege and capture Thessaloniki.
||963 ||The Great Laura and of the monastic community on Mount Athos are founded.
||893-1018 ||The Bulgars invade Macedonia repeatedly and the Byzantines wage war on them.
||989 ||Samuel, Tsar of the Bulgars, besieges but fails to take Thessaloniki.
||990 ||Emperor Basil II organises his defences from Thessaloniki
||1003 ||Basil II restores Byzantine control over the cities of Beroea, Kolindros, Servia and Edessa.
||1014 ||Basil defeats the Bulgars an Klidion.