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Homeric world (11)

Greeks of the Homeric Catalogue of Ships

Crete

Homer calls the island "of the hundred cities" (Il. 2.649). In the Odyssey, the poet mentions that there were ninety cities (Od. 19.174).


Nations & tribes

Cretans

The native Cretans and one of the five tribes of the island (Od. 19.176).



Cydonians

One of the five tribes of the island (Od. 19.176).



Dorians

Homer mentions that there were Dorians dwelling in the island of Crete (Od. 19.177).


Pelasgians

Homer mentions that Pelasgians dwelt on the island of Crete (Od. 19.177).


Achaeans

Homer mentions that Achaeans dwelt in the island (Od. 19.175).


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