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- Achaea, was a region of ancient Greece on the north coast of the Peloponnesus, bounded to the south by Elis, Arcadia, and Sicyon.
- Achaea and Elis, a nomos (department) of modern Greece, occupies almost the same area.
- In the 5th century b.c., 12 cities of Achaea were joined in a loose confederation out of which developed the renowned Achaean League (q.v.) of the 3d and 2d centuries b.c.
- The name Achaea was later applied to a Roman province that included all of Greece south of Thessaly, and, in the Middle Ages, to a French principality comprising most of the Peloponnesus.
- Achaea Phthiotis was, in ancient times, a district of southern Thessaly.
- They settled first in southern Thessaly, where even as late as the time of Herodotus (5th century b.c.) a district— Achaea Phthiotis—was stili known by their name.
- Invasions from the north by Dorian tribes, beginning perhaps as early as the 12th century b.c., drove some of the Achaeans to Asia Minor, others to a region of the northern Peloponnesus known in classical times as Achaea.