Dorian invasion

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Historical Context 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.

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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 26 July 2014.]