Secondly, Hesiod claims that his father—if not he himself—came from Aeolis and settled in Boeotia.
In the coming century Cyme of Aeolis would give a wife to a Phrygian king.
In Aeolis, of course, the centre of gravity moved to the Attalid capital, Pergamum.
Pair of ear-rings, from a grave at Cyme in Aeolis, with filigree work and pendant Erotes.
In the original revolt appear to have been included only the cities of Ionia and Aeolis.
Aeolis in the eighth century must have differed very greatly from the city states of the sixth and fifth centuries.