Definition of Peloponnesian Peninsula

1. Noun. The southern peninsula of Greece; dominated by Sparta until the 4th century BC.

Exact synonyms: Peloponnese, Peloponnesus
Group relationships: Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic
Terms within: Sparta, Olympia
Generic synonyms: Peninsula
Derivative terms: Peloponnesian



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peloponnesian Peninsula

Pellaea andromedifolia
Pellaea atropurpurea
Pellaea mucronata
Pellaea ornithopus
Pellaea rotundifolia
Pellegrini's disease
Pellegrini-Stieda disease
Pellicularia
Pellicularia filamentosa
Pellicularia koleroga
Pellizzi's syndrome
Pellow
Pelobatidae
Peloponnese
Peloponnesian
Peloponnesian Peninsula (current term)
Peloponnesian War
Peloponnesians
Peloponnesus
Pelops
Peltandra
Peltandra virginica
Peltier
Peltier cooling
Peltier effect
Peltiphyllum
Peltiphyllum peltatum
Pelusiac
Pelycosauria
Pema

Literary usage of Peloponnesian Peninsula

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Universal History, in a Series of Letters: Being a Complete and Impartial by Gustaf Clemens Hebbe (1848)
"Arcadia, so celebrated by the poets, was situated almost in the centre of the Peloponnesian peninsula, and bounded, on almost every side, by mountains, ..."

2. The Military Annals of Greece from the Earliest Time to the Beginning of the by William Lamartine Snyder (1915)
"Southern Greece, or the Peloponnesian peninsula, embraces six states. On the north are Achaia, Argolis and Elis; Arcadia is in the centre. ..."

3. The Monthly Religious Magazine (1865)
"Sparta was the strongest of the States of the Peloponnesian peninsula, and made them the satellites of her power. Always sullen and arbitrary, ..."

4. Greece: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm), Karl Baedeker (1894)
"... the principal range of the SW Peloponnesian peninsula. To the N. are the irregular mountain masses grouped under the name of Konto ..."

5. A Manual of Ancient Geography by Heinrich Kiepert, George Augustin Macmillan (1881)
"... occupation an Achaean empire, centred in the principalities of Tiryns and Mykenae, which at least indirectly subdued the whole Peloponnesian peninsula. ..."

6. The Philosophy of History: In a Course of Lectures, Delivered at Vienna by Friedrich von Schlegel (1846)
"The Greek tribes and nations inhabited not only the proper Greece, the Peloponnesian Peninsula, the contiguous islands, the southern plains of the Continent ..."

7. The Philosophy of History: In a Course of Lectures, Delivered at Vienna by Friedrich von Schlegel, James Burton Robertson (1848)
"The Greek tribes and nations inhabited not only the proper Greece, the Peloponnesian Peninsula, the contiguous islands, the southern plains of the Continent ..."

8. Greece: Pictorial, Descriptive, and Historical by Christopher Wordsworth (1844)
"... it came under their notice in their passage either up the Gulf of Corinth, or in their course to the southward, round the Peloponnesian Peninsula. ..."

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