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Achaeans

Artist's impression of an Achaean town with an acropolis and other fine buildings

Artist's impression of an Achaean town with an acropolis and other fine buildings.


In ancient writing the Greeks are frequently referred to as Archaeans, for example in the writings of Homer.

 

In classical Greece, the Archaeans are inhabitants of Achaea, the territory to the south of the Corinthian Gulf. See also early history of Greece.