Ionians

Earliest record: -2200
Last record: -350

Language family: Greek

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YearsAction
-2200-1900Located in [1]
-1900-1300Migrated to
-1900-400Located in
-1200-1000Located in
-1200-1000Settled in [2]
-1000Settled in
-800Settled in [3]
-800-700Settled in
-790-731Settled in [4]
-775Settled in [5]
-750Settled in [1]
-750Settled in [3]
-750-733Located in
-735Settled in [4]
-735Settled in [6]
-730Settled in [1]
-730Settled in [1]
-729Settled in [6]
-720Settled in [3]
-720-717Settled in [4]
-710Settled in [1]
-710-657Located in
-700Settled in [5]
-700Settled in [5]
-680-652Settled in
-675Settled in [7]
-657-550Settled in [8]
-657-550Settled in [8]
-657-550Settled in [8]
-657-550Settled in [8]
-657-550Settled in [8]
-657-550Settled in [8]
-657-354Located in
-650Settled in [5]
-650Settled in [5]
-650Settled in [8]
-650-600Settled in [5]
-620Settled in
-620-601Located in [9]
-610-600Settled in [5]
-600Settled in [4]
-600Settled in [5]
-600Settled in
-600Settled in
-600-500Settled in [10]
-580Settled in [4]
-554Settled in [8]
-554-350Located in
-540Settled in [4]
-530Settled in [4]
-525-500Settled in [5]
-500Settled in [9]
-500Settled in [4]
-500-400Were assimilated [11]
-479-430Settled in [9]
-470Settled in [4]
-470Conquered
-457-437Settled in [8]

Location Info

  1. Ionian Gulf & hinterlands (map 3)
  2. Attica, Euboea
  3. {Attica, Euboea} *{900-205}*
  4. Peloponnese Isthmus
  5. Chios, Samos (Is) Phocaea Clazomenae, Erythrae, Teos, Lebedus, Colophon, Ephesus, Piene, Myus & Miletus (in AM).
  6. Cyclades, Samos & coasts of Ephesos and Milet less Melos, Thera.
  7. Al Mina (Syria)
  8. Kelenderis, Nagidos (S coast of AM)
  9. Kyme (Cumae) nr Naples, I
  10. Samothrace
  11. Corcyra (Corfu)
  12. Pithecusae (Ischia)
  13. Corcyra (Corfu)
  14. Zancle (Massene, Messina) (NE Sicily)
  15. Naxos (E Sicily)
  16. Methone at mouth of Toponitsa R (Can't find R but Methone is in Thermaic Gulf N of modern Katerini.)
  17. Dicaea, Mende (Thermaic Gulf)
  18. Lentini & Catania (E Sicily)
  19. Rhegium (Reggio di Calabria)
  20. Rhegion, Mylai modern Reggio di Calabria & Milazzo (NE Sicily).
  21. Torone (Chalcidice Pennisula in GR).
  22. {Torone (Chalcidice Pennisula in GR).} *{47-74}*
  23. N coast Black Sea
  24. S coast Black Sea
  25. Thasos (Is in N Aegean)
  26. Abydos, Lampsakos & Kyzikos (NW coast of AM nr Hellespont.)
  27. N coast Black Sea (Scythian area)
  28. W coast Black Sea Istros, Tuna, Odessos, Apollonia.
  29. Perinthos (European coast of Sea of Marmara.)
  30. Pallene Penins., Chalcidice, NE GR.
  31. Olynthos & Torone (Sithonia Penins.), Kleonai (or Cleonae on Acte Penins.). All in Chalcidice, NE GR.
  32. Sane, Acanthos (or -us), Stageira (Stagirus), all on or inland from Acte Penins., Chalcidice.
  33. {Torone (Chalcidice Pennisula in GR).} + {Pallene Penins., Chalcidice, NE GR.} + {Olynthos & Torone (Sithonia Penins.), Kleonai (or Cleonae on Acte Penins.). All in Chalcidice, NE GR.} + {Sane, Acanthos (or -us), Stageira (Stagirus), all on or inland from Acte Penins., Chalcidice.} *{47-74} + {40-36} + {40-38}* * + {40-39} *
  34. Neapolis (Kavala) Oisyme (Aisyme), Krenides, Ismaros, Stryme. (On Thracian coast opp. Thasos Is, GR.)
  35. Maroneia nr earlier Thracic town of Ismaro.
  36. Abdera on Thracian coast E of Nestos R, GR.
  37. W & E coast Black Sea incl. Apollonia & Histria.
  38. Cadiz, E
  39. Cadiz, E
  40. Sale, Zone, Mesembria
  41. Hemeroscopeion (Denia, E) also Mainake (E of Malaga, before Velez), and Massalia (Marseille).
  42. Kardia, Limnae on or nr Thracian Chersones.
  43. Arles, Port Vendres, F; Barcelona, Malaga, E.
  44. Marseilles (Massala)
  45. Kerch Strait
  46. Emporion (Ampurias) a few km from La Escala and St. Martin de Empurias, E.
  47. Abdera on Thracian coast E of Nestos R.
  48. {Abdera on Thracian coast E of Nestos R.} *{40-31}*
  49. Hyele (Elea, Velia, I)
  50. Pozzuoli (Dikaiarchia)
  51. Thracian Chersones modern Gallipoli or Gelibolu Peninsula.
  52. Valais, Bourgogne also the plateau de Langres, Loire & Seine R basins, F. Crossed into Britain, Rhine & Elbe R valleys.
  53. Monoikos, Nicaia modern Monaco & Nice, F.
  54. Kyme
  55. Monaco, Nice & Antibes, Olbia (Hyeres), Tamaris, Sanary, La Ciotat (all E of Marseille), Rhodanousia, Agde, Ampurias, Arles, Narbonne (all W of Marseille).
  56. Naples (Neapolis)
  57. Ionian cities in AM
  58. Amphipolis slightly E of Chalcidice, at mouth of Strymon R, GR.

References

  1. Hammond, N.G.L. 1972. A History of Macedonia. Clarendon Press, Oxford. 493 pp.
  2. Lloyd, S.H.F. and P.H.J. Houwink ten Cate. 1976. Ancient Anatolia. pp. 813-825. In The New Encyclopaedia Britannica. Macropaedia. Volume 1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, Chicago.
  3. Boardman, John. 1982. The islands. pp. 754-778. In Boardman, J., I.E.S. Edwards, N.G.L. Hammond, and E. Sollberger (eds.). The Cambridge Ancient History. 2nd edition. Volume 3, Part 1. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  4. Garcia y Bellido, A. 1954. Phoenizische und griechische Kolonisation im westlichen Mittelmeer--Karthago. pp 328-356. In Valjavec, Fritz (ed.). Historia Mundi. Vol 3. Francke, Bern, Switzerland.
  5. Danov, Christo M. 1976. Altthrakien. Walter de Gruyter, Berlin. 496 pp.
  6. Passarello, Pietro. 1974. Rassengeschichte Italiens. pp. 129-176. In Schwidetzky, I. (ed.). Rassengeschichte der Menschheit. Volume 2. R. Oldenbourg Verlag, Munich.
  7. Schachermeyr, Fritz. 1954. Geschichte der Hellenen bis 356. pp 116-215. In Valjavec, Fritz (ed.) Historia Mundi. Vol. 3. Francke, Bern, Switzerland.
  8. Wiesner, Joseph. 1963. Die Thraker. W. Kohlhammer, Stuttgart, W. Germany. 256 pp + 12 pl.
  9. Mirot, Leon. 1947. Manuel de Geographie Historique de la France. 2nd ed. Vol. 1. Editions A & J. Picard & Co., Paris. 304 pp.
  10. Vernadsky, George. 1943. Ancient Russia. Yale University Press, New Haven, Connecticut. 425 pp.
  11. Devoto, Giacomo. 1954. Altitalien. pp. 357-399. In Valjavec, Fritz (ed.). Historia Mundi. Vol 3. Francke, Bern, Switzerland.