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Trojan, Dardan, Dardanian(noun)
a native of ancient Troy
The Dardanoi, - its anglicized modern terms being Dardanians or Dardans and Dardan - in classical writings were either the same people as, or a people closely related to, Trojan, the Dardanoi being Trojans themselves, an ancient people of the Troad, located in northwestern Anatolia. The Dardanoi derived their name from Dardanus, the mythical founder of Dardania, an ancient city in the Troad. Rule of the Troad was divided between Dardania and Troy. Homer makes a clear distinction between the Trojans and the Dardanoi.
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