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Definition of Pelasgian

Pelasgian
Pelasgian Pe*las"gi*an, Pelasgic Pe*las"gic, a. [L. Pelasgus, Gr. ? a Pelasgian.] 1. Of or pertaining to the Pelasgians, an ancient people of Greece, of roving habits. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Wandering.

Meaning of Pelasgian from wikipedia

- The name Pelasgians (/pəˈlæzdʒ(i)ənz, -ɡiənz/; Ancient Gr****: Πελασγοί, Pelasgoí, singular: Πελασγός, Pelasgós) was used by cl****ical Gr**** writers to...
- interpreted Bronze Age Greece as changing from a matriarchal society under the Pelasgians to a patriarchal one under continual pressure from victorious Gr****-speaking...
- Jason and the Argonauts, where Pelasgian women killed their men, and that of Herodotus narrative where the Pelasgians killed captive mothers and children...
- directly related. Arcadian Cynurians/Inland Cynurians (Arcadian Pelasgians/Parrhasia Pelasgians) - They lived in far southwestern Arcadia (an inland region...
- either Jason or Heracles killed King Cyzicus, who mistook them for his Pelasgian enemies. The surface salinity of the sea averages about 22 parts per thousand...
- Asia Minor. According to Herodotus, the Aeolians were previously called Pelasgians. Aeolian (disambiguation) Aeolic Gr**** Aeolis Hard 2004, pp. 401–436....
- the Pelasgians used to speak I am not able with certainty to say. But if one must pronounce judging by those that still remain of the Pelasgians who dwelt...
- the descendants of Lelex (a back-formation), ancestor of the Leleges, a Pelasgian tribe inhabiting the Eurotas valley before the Gr****s, who, according...
- in 1854. According to Hahn, the Pelasgians were the original proto-Albanians and the language spoken by the Pelasgians, Illyrians, Epirotes and ancient...
- ethnicity. Gr****s did not always clearly distinguish the Minyans from the Pelasgian cultures that had preceded them. Gr**** mythographers gave the Minyans...
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