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    • Ancient tribes in the Balkans by region

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    • Abantes

    • The Abantes or Abantians (Greek: Άβαντες) were an ancient Greek tribe and specifically an Ionian one. Their home was Euboea. Aristotle states that the Abantes were Thracians from Abae in Phokis (Phocis). The Abantes were definitely Ionians themselves and many ended up assimilated into the othe ... Read »


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    • Achaeans (Homer)

    • Achaeans (Homer)

      Achilles tending the wounded Patroclus (Attic red-figure kylix, c. 500 BC) Setting: Troy (modern Hisarlik, Turkey)Period: Bronze AgeTraditional dating: c. 1194–1184 BCModern dating: c. 1260–1180 BCOutcome: Greek victory, destruction of TroySee also: Historicity of the Iliad Iliad · Epic Cycle · ... Read »


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    • Achaeans (tribe)

    • The Achaeans (/əˈkiːənz/; Greek: Ἀχαιοί, Achaioi) were one of the four major tribes into which the people of Classical Greece divided themselves (along with the Aeolians, Ionians and Dorians). According to the foundation myth formalized by Hesiod, their name comes from Achaeus, the mythi ... Read »


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    • Aeolians

    • The Aeolians (/iːˈoʊliənz/; Greek: Αἰολεῖς) were one of the four major tribes in which Greeks divided themselves in the ancient period (along with the Achaeans, Dorians and Ionians). Their name derives from Aeolus, the mythical ancestor of the Aeolic branch and son of Hellen, t ... Read »


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    • List of ancient Greek tribes

    • The ancient Greek tribes (Ancient Greek: Ἑλλήνων ἔθνη) often lived outside Greece, in the Greek colonies. ... Read »


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    • Asti (Thracian tribe)

    • Asti (Greek: Αστοί) is the name of a Thracian tribe which is mentioned by Livy. It is believed that they lived around the old Thracian capital of Bizye. ... Read »


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    • Bisaltae

    • The Bisaltae (Greek: Βισάλται) were a Thracian people on the lower Strymon river, who gave their name to Bisaltia, the district between Amphipolis and Heraclea Sintica (the modern village of Rupite, Bulgaria) on the east and Crestonice on the west. They also made their way into the peninsulas of ... Read »


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    • Dorians

    • The Dorians (/ˈdɔːriənz, ˈdɔər-/; Greek: Δωριεῖς, Dōrieis, singular Δωριεύς, Dōrieus) were one of the four major ethnic groups among which the Hellenes (or Greeks) of Classical Greece considered themselves divided (along with the Aeolians, Achaeans, ... Read »


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    • Dryopes

    • Dryopes or Dryopians (/ˈdraɪ.əpiːz, draɪˈɒpiənz/; Ancient Greek: Δρύοπες) were a tribe of ancient Greece. According to Herodotus, they had once lived in a place called Dryopis (Δρυοπίς), later known as Doris. They were driven out by the Malians (and s ... Read »


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    • Graecians

    • The Graecians (Graeki, Graii, Graeci; Greek Γραίοι, Γραίκοι), were an Ancient Greek tribe. Their name is the origin of the Latin (and English) Name of the Greeks as a whole. It is likely that the Graecians were among the first to colonize Italy (i.e. Magna Graecia) in the 8th cen ... Read »


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    • Locrians

    • The Locrians (Greek: Λοκροί, Locri) were an ancient Greek tribe that inhabited the region of Locris in Central Greece, around Parnassus. They spoke the Locrian dialect, a Doric-Northwest dialect, and were closely related to their neighbouring tribes, the Phocians and the Dorians. They were divided int ... Read »


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    • Parauaea

    • Parauaea (Greek: Παραυαία) was an ancient Greek region in Epirus. The area was incorporated into Macedon in 350 BC as part of Upper Macedonia. The Thesprotian tribe inhabiting it was called Parauaioi (Greek: Παραυαῖοι). Parauaei under king Oroedus (Greek: Ὄρ ... Read »


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    • Selloi

    • The Selloi were inhabitants of Epirus in ancient Greece, in a region between Dodona — site of the oldest reported oracle — and the Achelous river; Aristotle named the area ancient Hellas. A group who were formerly called Graeci (Graikoi) and later Hellenes lived there as well. According to Homer, they were pr ... Read »


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    • Thesprotians

    • The Thesprotians (Greek: Θεσπρωτοί – Thesprōtoi) were an ancient Greek tribe of Thesprotis, Epirus, akin to the Molossians. The poet Homer frequently mentions Thesprotia which had friendly relations with Ithaca and Doulichi. On their northeast frontier they had the Chaonians and to th ... Read »


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    • Triphylians

    • Triphylians were an ancient Greek tribe. They were residents of the western Peloponnese region, which in Homeric times was called Pylos and later Triphylia. The name Triphylia, literally emerged from the fact of the establishment of three different tribes in the area. The Homeric cities of Pylos, Kyparisieis and Dorion ... Read »


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