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  • PELASGIANS, a name applied by Greek writers to a prehistoric people whose traces were believed to exist in Greek lands.
  • In the Homeric poems there are Pelasgians among the allies of Troy: in the catalogue, Iliad, ii.
  • 175-177, notes Pelasgians in Crete, together with two apparently indigenous and two immigrant peoples (Achaeans and Dorians), but gives no indication to which class the Pelasgians belong.
  • 230) there are no Pelasgians, but a Minyan dynasty.
  • But in neither case are actual Pelasgians mentioned; the Thessalian Argos is the specific home of Hellenes and Achaeans, and Dodona is inhabited by Perrhaebians and Aenianes (Iliad, ii.

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