Example sentences for: peloponnese

How can you use “peloponnese” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • After the disaster, Mycenean Greeks from the Peloponnese moved in to control what remained of the Minoan settlements — they may even have precipitated the destruction.

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