List of ancient Greek tribes

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The Greek/Illyrian/Thracian contact zone (Paleo-Balkans languages)

This is a list of ancient Greek tribes (Ancient Greek: Ἑλλήνων ἔθνη). A great number of ancient Greek tribes lived outside Greece in the Greek colonies.

Tribes[edit]

Homeric[edit]

Homeric Greece

Late Bronze Age[edit]

Iron Age Greece[edit]

Further information: Ancient Greek dialects
Archaic Greece

Classical Greece[edit]

Epirus[edit]

Argos[edit]

Scythia[edit]

Pamphylia[edit]

Thrace[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Woodhouse, William John. Aetolia: Its Geography, Topography, and Antiquities. Clarendon Press, 1897, p. 70. "Ptolemy, however, makes them neighbours of the Epirot tribe of the Kassopaioi, who lived on the coast of the Ionian sea."
  2. ^ Mogens Herman Hansen and Thomas Heine Nielsen. An Inventory of Archaic and Classical Poleis. Oxford University Press, 2004, p. 338.
  3. ^ Mogens Herman Hansen and Thomas Heine Nielsen. An Inventory of Archaic and Classical Poleis. Oxford University Press, 2004, p. 345.
  4. ^ a b c John Boardman and Nicholas Geoffrey Lemprière Hammond. The Cambridge Ancient History Volume 3, Part 3: The Expansion of the Greek World, Eighth to Sixth Centuries B.C. Cambridge University Press, 1992, p. 284.
  5. ^ Wilkes, John. The Illyrians (The Peoples of Europe). Wiley-Blackwell, 1995, p. 97.
  6. ^ McInerney, Jeremy. The Folds of Parnassos: Land and Ethnicity in Ancient Phokis. University of Texas Press, 1999, pp. 22-23.

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