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- A peninsula forming the southern part of Greece south of the Gulf of Corinth. It was dominated by Sparta until the fourth century B.C..
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- proper n. Alternative name of Peloponnese.
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- proper n. the southern peninsula of Greece.
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- n. the southern peninsula of Greece; dominated by Sparta until the 4th century BC
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Phranzes was in Peloponnesus: but he received from the despot
Malea in Peloponnesus was still clothed with its ancient terrors, an Imperial fleet was transported five miles over land across the
Because if I'm somewhere in the Peloponnesus, which is about a four-hour drive away from Athens, I don't really know what the situation there is like, but then we get these i-Reports that show us the devastation that these fires are causing outside Athens, outside the capital.
He calmly praises the stratagem; but the sailing round Peloponnesus is described by his terrified fancy as a circumnavigation of a thousand miles.] 75 The continuator of
The Dorians, a stern, unrelenting tribe, took possession of the southern extremity of the peninsula, called the Peloponnesus; and the city of
The Venetians evacuated Athens in 1688, and a few years subsequently the Peloponnesus was their only possession in Greece.
Heraclidæ, or sons of Hercules, out of the peninsula which was called the Peloponnesus?
The return of the Heraclidæ into the Peloponnesus is the last event of the Heroic Age, and now real history begins.
(M298) The largest of the Grecian States was the famous peninsula known as the Peloponnesus, entirely surrounded by water, except the isthmus of
He was for retreat to the Isthmus; he was for defending the Peloponnese, because in the Peloponnesus was the unsocial selfish Sparta, and leaving the rest of Hellas to the armament of Xerxes.