7. Categories of priests

In the text, in addition to the word for priest шемо [shemo] (equivalnet in English Priest), we find priests' titles, such as:

We must mention that in the south-west part of Macedonia, i.e. in the wider region of present settlement Ptolemaida which is situated in northern Greece, among the Macedonian population we find the family name Шемови [shemovi], which according to our findings would have to correspond to the contemporary family name Попови [popovi] (equivalent in English Priests).