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Homeric world (11)

Greeks of the Homeric Catalogue of Ships


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


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


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


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


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


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

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