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The inhabitants (8)

Ancient tribes

DORIS (Ancient area) FOKIDA


Doris was considered the home of this celebrated Greek tribe.


They were the first inhabitants of Doris.



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Names of the inhabitants

FOKIS (Ancient area) GREECE


History of the, their muster for the Trojan war, at war with Phlegyans, join Ionian emigration to Asia, at war with Thessalians, guard pass over Mt. Oeta against Persians, their fortification of Thermopylae, contingent with Leonidas, Phocian guard on the path Anopaea, Phocian feud with Thessaly, Phocis overrun by Persians, courage of a Phocian contingent in Mardonius' army, Artabazus' flight to Phocis, ravage Locris, denounce Thebans to Lacedaemonians, fined by Amphictyons for cultivating sacred land, allies of Spartans, allies of Athenians, at war with Thebans, seize Delphic sanctuary, propose to destroy Delphi, revolt from Macedonia, strenuous in repelling Gauls, number of Phocians who fought Gauls at Thermopylae, belong to Amphictyonic League, in Sicily, offerings of Phocians at Delphi, Phocian confederacy, `Phocian despair,' proverb, Phocian parliament, Phocian or Sacred War, Phocian watchword.



These first gave hostages themselves, and induced the rest to do the same for fear of the invading army; first, their neighbors the Myonians, who held the most difficult of the passes, and after them the Ipnians, Messapians, Tritaeans, Chalaeans, Tolophonians, Hessians, and Oeanthians, all of whom joined in the expedition; the Olpaeans contenting themselves with giving hostages, without accompanying the invasion; and the Hyaeans refusing to do either, until the capture of Polis, one of their villages.

This extract is from: Thucydides. The Peloponnesian War. Richard Crawley. London, J. M. Dent; New York, E. P. Dutton. 1910
Cited Sept. 2002 from Perseus Project URL below, which contains comments & interesting hyperlinks.

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But meanwhile the Locrians of Amphissa, who lived sixty stadia from Delphi, came against us, armed and in full force; and it was only by running that we barely got back to Delphi in safety, for we were in peril of our lives (Aesch. 3,123).
(also see Dem. 18,157 & Paus. 3,9,9)

EGITION (Ancient city) FOKIDA

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