Dorian invasion

(36 words)
  • Elsa Bouchard (University of Montreal)

Short Note This is a short note

The Dorians are the alleged conquerors of Achaea who, according to the legend, settled in the Peloponnese shortly after the Trojan War. This event was referred to by the Greeks as The Return of the Heraclidae.

Short notes under 150 words are freely available to all users, but to consult all other articles in the Literary Encyclopedia, you must be logged in as a subscriber. To read about subscribing click here.


Citation:
Bouchard, Elsa. "Dorian invasion". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=11125, accessed 20 April 2014.]