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Greek tribes being labeled “Barbarians”

Greek tribes being labeled “Barbarians”

A usual wordwide misconception is the association of the word ‘Barbarian’ with non-Greeks. We all know for starters Epirotes being classed as ‘barbarians’ from Thucydides, although they were greek-speakers. However the ultimate proof of Greek tribes being called ‘barbarians is coming from Athenaios Deipnosophistes where Stratonicus the harp-player was asked “πότερα Βοιωτοί βαρβαρώτεροι…ή θετταλοί, Ηλείους έφησεν” meaning “who were the […]

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