Example sentences for: peloponnese

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  • Decorated with a modern carved relief of a Classical theme, the marble is inscribed with the words of an oration by Pericles to honor the dead of the wars of the Peloponnese — it is said that the tombs of these ancient soldiers lie under this very spot.

  • In the wake of this tremendous natural upheaval, the Aegean Islands next came under the influence of the Mycenaeans (at around 1300 b.c. ), who had a base in the Peloponnese region of the Greek mainland.

  • Sailing around the Peloponnese to Athens not only added extra time to the journey, but also carried ships through some of the most dangerous waters in the Mediterranean  —  especially in the winter.

  • The enrolled subjects are from, approximately, the one half of the clinics, public or private, of the two biggest metropolitan cities (Athens and Thessalonica), and from, almost, all the major clinics of the other regions (3 from Sterea Ellada, 3 from Thessalia, 2 from Hpeiros, 5 from Macedonia, 2 from Thrace, 5 from Peloponnese, 2 from Crete, 5 from Aegean and 3 from Ionian islands).

  • On 25 March 1821, Archbishop Germanos raised a new blue-and-white banner in Patras in the Peloponnese and declared independence, but it took 11 years and some formidable foreign help for the Greeks to win their war against Turkish rule.

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