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  • noun Plural form of Achaian.

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Examples

  • _The Greeks are also referred to as Achaians, Argives, Danaans;

    The Agamemnon of Aeschylus Translated into English Rhyming Verse with Explanatory Notes

  • The Hittite name for the invading foreigners is very close to Homer's name for his Greeks - Achaians - and the Hittite names for their harassed ally are very close to "Troy" and "Ilios," Homer's names for the city.

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  • The oracle there--called by the Achaians as Pythia--is reluctant to take her, but when Gull has a vision of black ships, Pythia knows she has found her replacement.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • The Hittite name for the invading foreigners is very close to Homer's name for his Greeks - Achaians - and the Hittite names for their harassed ally are very close to "Troy" and "Ilios," Homer's names for the city.

    Interesting Assessment of Ancient Greek Tales

  • The oracle there--called by the Achaians as Pythia--is reluctant to take her, but when Gull has a vision of black ships, Pythia knows she has found her replacement.

    BLACK SHIPS by Jo Graham

  • But he came much nearer to the character either of a King or of a Tyrant than to that of a Federal President like the General of the Achaians ..

    Hellenica

  • Achaians, though it did not remove from the Peloponnese, yet removed in former time from its own land and dwells now in that which was not its own.

    The History of Herodotus

  • Dolopians, Magnesians, Achaians, and all those who dwell in the coast - region of Thrace, of these various nations I estimate that there were thirty myriads. 1172 These myriads then added to those from Asia make a total sum of two hundred and sixty-four myriads of fighting men and in addition to these sixteen hundred and ten. 1173 186.

    The History of Herodotus

  • Achaians, and in former times they were divisions of the Ionians.

    The History of Herodotus

  • Achaians in fight, and Aigion and Rhypes and Patreis and Phareis and Olenos, where is the great river Peiros, and Dyme and

    The History of Herodotus

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