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.

Greek tribes[edit]

Homeric and Late Bronze Age[edit]

Homeric Greece

Iron Age and Classical Greece[edit]

Further information: Ancient Greek dialects
Archaic Greece

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. ^ The Illyrian Atintani, the Epirotic Atintanes and the Roman Protectorate N. G. L. Hammond, The Journal of Roman Studies Vol. 79 (1989), pp. 11-25 "There were Illyrian Amantini in Pannonia and Greek Amantes in North Epirus"

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