Definition of Achaean. Meaning of Achaean. Synonyms of Achaean

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Definition of Achaean

Achaean
Achaean A*ch[ae]"an, Achaian A*cha"iana. [L. Achaeus, Achaius; Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to Achaia in Greece; also, Grecian. -- n. A native of Achaia; a Greek.

Meaning of Achaean from wikipedia

- Achaeans are the inhabitants of Achaea in Greece. However, the meaning of Achaea changed during the course of Ancient history, and thus Achaeans may refer...
- The Achaeans (/əˈkiːənz/; Ancient Gr****: Ἀχαιοί Akhaioí, "the Achaeans" or "of Achaea") constitute one of the collective names for the Gr****s in Homer's...
- The Achaean League (Gr****: Κοινὸν τῶν Ἀχαιῶν, Koinon ton Akhaion - "League of Achaeans") was a ****enistic-era confederation of Gr**** city states on the...
- Gr**** mythology, the Trojan War was waged against the city of Troy by the Achaeans (Gr****s) after Paris of Troy took Helen from her husband Menelaus, king...
- The Achaeans (/əˈkiːənz/; Gr****: Ἀχαιοί, Akhaioi) were one of the four major tribes into which the people of Cl****ical Greece divided themselves (along...
- The Achaean War was an uprising by the Gr**** Achaean League, an alliance of Achaean and other Peloponnesian states in ancient Greece, against the Roman...
- Diomedes is regarded alongside Ajax as one of the best warriors of all the Achaeans (behind only Achilles in prowess). Later, he founded ten or more Italian...
- Achaean Doric Gr**** may refer to: The Doric Gr**** dialect spoken in Achaea in the NW Peloponnese, on the islands of Cephalonia and Zakynthos in the Ionian...
- the Achaean League. He deposed the Sicyonian tyrant Nicocles in 251 BC. Aratus was an advocate of Gr**** unity and brought Sicyon into the Achaean League...
- name of Achaea has a slightly convoluted history. Homer uses the term Achaeans as a generic term for Gr****s throughout the Iliad; conversely, a distinct...
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