a Greek-speaking people that, according to tradition, migrated into mainland Greece after the destruction of the Mycenaean civilization
a long narrative poem celebrating the deeds of legendary or traditional heroes
According to tradition, the greatest storyteller was a blind man
an Indo-European person who settled on the Greek mainland around 2000 B.C.
a traditional story about gods, ancestors, or heroes, told to explain the natural world or the customs and beliefs of a society
a war, fought around 1200 B.C., in which an army led by Mycenaean kings attacked the independent trading city of Troy in Anatolia