The inhabitants CHALKIS (Ancient city) EVIA - GTP + Greek Travel Pages

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Curetes

Archemachus the Euboean says that the Curetes settled at Chalcis, but since they were continually at war for the Lelantine Plain and the enemy would catch them by the front hair and drag them down, he says, they let their hair grow long behind but cut short the part in front, and because of this they were called Curetes, from the cut of their hair, and they then migrated to Aetolia, and, after taking possession of the region round Pleuron, called the people who lived on the far side of the Achelous Acarnanians, because they kept their heads unshorn.

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