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Historia Troiana

Dictys Cretensis was said to have been a functionary of the Cretan leader Idomeneus and accompanied him from Knossos to the siege of Troy. Ordered to record in writing the events of the Trojan War, he wrote a pro-Greek account of the campaign on linden tablets in the Phoenician alphabet. The manuscript of this work was said to have been found in Knossos in the 1st century AD.