Makedonian peoplen live in this area for over four thousand years.They are Greeks as it was Aiolis Iones and Dorieis.It is the same family as Dorieis as the historical of the ancient Greek, Isiodos.
Thieia after her love with Zeus born two children.Magneta and Makedona who had given their names to Makedonia race and Magnesia area.
Alexander the Great was Greek.That is proved from his copmetition to the ancient Olympic games at Olympia in 324 b.C.Only Greeks could take part in the Olympic games.
Skopians are Slavs as Boulgaries Giougoslaves and Russians.They came to that area in the 6 century a.C. and became Christians in the 8 century from Kyrillos and Methodios two greek misionary.They gave them the alphabet.
Skopians want to be named Makedonians after the age of Titos (2nd world war).Until then that area was named Vardarska.The old geographic area of Makedonia in the biggest area belongs to Greece.A little area belongs to Boulgaria and in pro-Giougoslavia.All Makedonians speak the Greek language as they were in ancient Greece.
The place that SKOPIANDS live in ancient times is named PAIONIA as Livy and Stabo said.
In the map you can see very clear where was the Paionia and where was the Makedonia.
In the map below you can see where was Makedonia at the age of Peloponnesian war(431 B.C)
Of course it has no relation with the country of Skopians(FYROM).
more infos : http://www.komvos.edu.gr/mythology/