Achaeans

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Achaeans

A Greek people whom Homer identifies as the besiegers of Troy. Their capital was Mycenae.
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Merchants not infrequently end up at a place with which they are not familiar, yet they do have a destination in mind, as Euenos son of Ieson had Troy in mind as the destination for shiploads of wine from Lemnos which the Akhaians exchanged for bronze, iron, hides, oxen and slaves (Iliad 4.