Dorian invasion

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Historical Context Note

  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 12: Global Voices, Global Histories: World Literatures and Cultures.

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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