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An ancient region of southern Greece in the northeast Peloponnesus, dominated by the city of Argos.


1. (Placename) a department and ancient region of Greece, in the NE Peloponnese. Capital: Nauplion. Pop: 102 392 (2001). Area: 2261 sq km (873 sq miles)
2. (Placename) Gulf of Argolis an inlet of the Aegean Sea, in the E Peloponnese


(ˈɑr gə lɪs)

1. an ancient district in SE Greece.
2. Gulf of, a gulf of the Aegean, in SE Greece. ab. 30 mi. (48 km) long.
Ar•gol′ic (-ˈgɒl ɪk) Ar•go′li•an (-ˈgoʊ li ən) Ar′go•lid,
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Its lair was the lake of Lerna in the Argolid, though archaeology has borne out the myth that the sacred site was older even than the Mycenaean city of Argos since Lerna was the site of myth of the Danaids.
Contract notice: Supply of catering supplies, For the preparation of the compartment of the detention facilities of the argolid reservation branches.
This situation is beginning to change thanks to the publication of Middle Bronze Age sites with stratified material culture spanning the entirety of the period such as (but not limited to) the sites of Lerna in the Argolid, Pevkakia-Magula in Thessaly, Kolonna on the island of Aegina, Ayia Irini on the island of Kea, Phylakopi on the island of Melos, alongside large assemblages from Nichoria and Ayios Stephanos in the southern Peloponnese (Fig.
By the open window, she saw the Argolid Plain below the citadel, along with distant farms and fields.
It covers the history of research concerning the Argolid, the problems of the North East Peloponnese and progress to its solution: effects of measurement errors and element-element correlations in defining ceramic reference groups, the statistical analysis of neutron activation data on Mycenaean pottery from the Argolid and Corinthia, a comparison of the chemical groupings of the Manchester and Bonn laboratories, and an archaeological assessment.
43) A Spartan invasion in the Argolid seems to have taken place approximately when Gylippos set out with four ships from Leukas to Taras, (44) and it is likely that both events occurred within the first half of July 414.
Creating an atmosphere onstage that would bring to mind both the spirits of the Argolid and the doom of its curses was fundamental to D'Annunzio's dramaturgical goals.
L (2005): Multiple Field Approaches in the Mediterranean: Revisiting the Argolid Exploration Project.
These zones reflect the experience of traversing a landscape of topographical diversity in which one ascends from the northern plain through or around the liminal Oneion range and continues in rugged terrain either inland toward the Argolid or coastward toward the Saronic Gulf.
In debunking Hardin's "tragedy of the commons" model, which asserts that communal pastures are overexploited because each herder will seek to take maximum advantage of this land, Forbes (chapter 7) presents evidence from historical sources and government statistics concerning the southern Argolid.
Wider in its scope than might be anticipated in considering earlier scholarship in its context and in referring to analogous but distant evidence, this study is all the more informative as it contemplates ethnicity and archaeology and linguistics while also discussing the populations of the Argolid as part of a case-study.