Atticans

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  • During the Mycenaean period, the Atticans lived in autonomous agricultural societies.
  • Supposedly, the Ionians integrated with the ancient Atticans, who, afterward, considered themselves part of the Ionian tribe and spoke the Ionian dialect.
  • Philip then ordered another attack on Athens; his army failed to take either Athens or Eleusis, but subjected Attica to the worst ravaging the Atticans had seen since the Persian Wars.
  • Even if we accord to the tale of Cecrops all implicit faith, the Atticans would still remain a Pelasgic population, of which a few early institutions -- a few benefits of elementary civilization-- and, it may be, a few of the nobler families, were probably of Egyptian origin. Cited from Athens: Rise and Fall, by Lytton, Book 2
  • Although Ion is said to have given the name of Ionians to the Atticans, yet long before his time the Iaones were among the ancient inhabitants of the country; and Herodotus (the best authority on the subject) declares that the Ionians were Pelasgic and indigenous. Cited from Athens: Rise and Fall, by Lytton, Book 1
  • In the Archaic and Classical periods, the Atticans were members of the Delphian Amphictyonic League, and shared two the two Ionian votes on the Amphictyonic council with the Euboeans.
  • The grammarians compare the Pamboeotia with the Panathenaea of the Atticans, and the Panionia of the Ionians.