Peloponnesian Peninsula


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Noun1.Peloponnesian Peninsula - the southern peninsula of GreecePeloponnesian Peninsula - the southern peninsula of Greece; dominated by Sparta until the 4th century BC
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
Sparta - an ancient Greek city famous for military prowess; the dominant city of the Peloponnesus prior to the 4th century BC
Olympia - a plain in Greece in the northwestern Peloponnese; the chief sanctuary of Zeus and the site of the original Olympian Games
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Another 42 people fell ill due to the mosquito-borne illness, with the majority of cases reported on the Peloponnesian peninsula.
Evidence in support of this new theory on the virtual disappearance of the ancient cult site on the Peloponnesian peninsula comes from Professor Dr Andreas VAott of the Institute of Geography of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany.
As Sparta conquered other peoples living on the Peloponnesian peninsula, it made many of them slaves, called helots.
3, explores the Byzantine ruins and tiny ports of the Peloponnesian Peninsula.