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Prehistoric Years

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SKIATHOS Prehistoric years

During the prehistoric years the island of Skiathos was inhabited by the Pelasgians, a pre-Hellenic people from Thrace, but also before them, according to Thucydides, it was inhabited by the Kares.

Then it was inhabited by Cretans and Mycaenians. God Dionysus was worshipped and one of his worshipping names was Skianthos, an epithet that was similar to the name of the island.