A piratical people descended from the Saracens, who lived south of Mount Ida (Psilorati), on the island of Crete (Candia), where they established themselves in 825.
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Category: Dynasties and Groups
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 9.