Carians

The Carians (Greek: Κάρες; Kares) were the ancient inhabitants of Caria in southwest Anatolia.

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Leleges - Greece and The Aegean
... But the confusion of the Leleges with the Carians (immigrant conquerors akin to Lydians and Mysians) which first appears in a Cretan legend (quoted by Herodotus, but repudiated ... which they took refuge in Caria and were named Carians ...
Carian Language - Language History
... Carian is closely related to Lycian and Milyan (Lycian B), and both are closely related to, though not direct descendants of, Luwian ... Whether the correspondences between Luwian, Carian, and Lycian are due to direct descent (i.e ... reported that the people among whom they had settled were called Carians and spoke a language that was "barbarian", "barbaric" or "barbarian-sounding." No clue has survived ...
Leleges
... The distinction between the Leleges and the Carians (a nation living in south west Anatolia) is unclear ... states that Leleges had been an early name for the Carians ... in mainland Greece, after they got overcome by the Carians in Asia Minor ...
History Of The Cyclades - Prehistory - Minoans and Mycenaeans - Literary Sources
... the archipelago’s first inhabitants, the Carians, whose tombs were numerous on Delos ... Herodotus specifies that the Carians, who bore a relation to the Leleges, arrived from the continent ... According to Herodotus, the Carians were the best warriors of their time and taught the Greeks to place plumes on their helmets, to represent insignia on their ...
Carians - Archaeology
... there was nothing distinguishing about the Carians since the material evidence so far only indicated that their culture was merely a reflection of Greek culture ... Archaeologists also confirmed the presence of Carians in Sardis, Rhodes, and in Egypt where they served as mercenaries of the Pharaoh ... In Rhodes, specifically, a type of Carian chamber-tomb known as a Ptolemaion may be attributed to a period of Carian hegemony on the island ...