- From Ancient Greek Πελοπόννησος. (Wiktionary)
“Their armies were forming a defensive line at the Isthmus of Corinth, gateway to the Peloponnese, that is, about forty miles to the southwest of Athens.”
“Was it not Eubulus who proposed the decree, while the ambassador to the Peloponnese was the defendant Aeschines?”
“Elis [n] in the Peloponnese is his; he has recently intrigued against”
“The Peloponnese is a large peninsula and region in southern Greece.”
“When the flame arrives, from Olympia in the Peloponnese where the first ancient Games was held, it will begin a 70-day journey around England, Wales, Northern Island, Scotland and outlying islands.”
“It all amounts to evidence in support of the belief that, back in 2004, the International Olympic Committee missed the opportunity to award its tournament to Greece on a permanent basis, on a site specially constructed in the Peloponnese, adjacent to the venue of the ancient Games.”
“He also received reports of King Agis and the Spartans launching a new revolt in the Peloponnese and on Crete.”
“Antipater, ruling in his name in Macedonia, had sent an additional force of mercenaries and Thracian cavalry to meet him on his return from Siwa, but this was fewer than a thousand men, an indication that affairs in Greece were unsettled, especially with King Agis of Sparta still causing trouble from his base in the Peloponnese.”
“At the same time he sent Cleander, brother of Coenus, to the Peloponnese in southern Greece to recruit mercenaries from the neighbors of Sparta.”
“Horsemen sped to Arcadia, Argos, and Elis, all in the distant Peloponnese.”
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