We talk about the Greeks, but sadly always overlook a crucial tribe that is associated with the Greeks. The Dorians! Known for being a fierce tribe with fighting attitude, founding major states such as Sparta, and causing a lot of stuff later on in history because of what they did. The Dorians should definitely be added to our curriculum.
1} Wiped out the Minoan and Mycenaean civilization
2} Conquered Greece
3} Founded Sparta and Macedonia
Thought to be founded by Dorus, one of Helen of Troy's three sons.
Dorians at War
Often pictured as people simply breed for war.
A vase with a picture associated with the Dorians.
What a Dorian is pictured to look like. Often mistaken for a Roman soldier.