previous next

Abantes

Ἄβαντες). The ancient inhabitants of Euboea. They are said to have been of Thracian origin, to have first settled in Phocis, where they built Abae (q.v.), and afterwards to have crossed over to Euboea. The Abantes of Euboea assisted in colonizing several of the Ionic cities of Asia Minor.

hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: