Peloponnese


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Peloponnese

the. the S peninsula of Greece, joined to central Greece by the Isthmus of Corinth: chief cities in ancient times were Sparta and Corinth, now Patras. Pop.: 503 300 (2001). Area: 21 439 sq. km (8361 sq. miles)
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The top end Aldemar resorts are on Crete and mainland Greece on the west Peloponnese near historic Olympia, birthplace of the Olympic Games.
The service agreement (spy) to be signed concerns the obligation of the contractor to provide services for: "energy upgrading - automation and maintenance of the road lighting system, in the national and provincial network of the region of peloponnese, with savings energy as a 12-year energy efficiency contract (sea), in accordance with the terms of this notice.
According to the coast guard, the Marella Discovery was on a Mediterranean cruise and (https://m.dw.com/en/cruise-ship-rescues-111-migrants-off-greece/a-49678519) found the migrants' boat in distress on Saturday evening, 40 nautical miles off Peloponnese peninsula.
People were evacuated from the eastern Peloponnese seaside village of Nea Kios, which was partly flooded and without electricity.
Among their topics are the Acts of John and Christian communities in Ephesus in the mid-second century AD, relational identity and Roman name-giving among Lycaonian Christians, early Christian inscriptions from Corinthia and the Peloponnese, the formation of a Pauline letter collection in light of Roman epigraphic evidence, and from Aphrodite(s) to saintly bishops in Late Antique Cyprus.
The fire in Mati, about 20 miles east of Athens, was by far the country's worst since blazes devastated the southern Peloponnese peninsula in August 2007, killing dozens of people, NBC News reported.
The problem for the Spartans, as he poses it, is that their traditional isolationist strategy for maintaining peace and dominance in the Peloponnese was upset by the advent of the Persians in the Aegean in the mid-sixth century BCE, forcing them to develop a new "grand strategy." The reviewer must admit to some skepticism regarding how much the Spartans knew about events outside the Peloponnese and the geopolitical scope of their strategic planning.
Across Greece, firefighters were battling more than 55 forest fires, an outbreak fed by dry winds and hot weather that fanned blazes in the Peloponnese and on the Ionian islands of Zakynthos and Kefalonia.
The boat docked at the western Greek port of Methoni in the Peloponnese peninsula with the help of the harbour police and all those aboard were safe.
A 90-year-old man also died in the Kalamata area, which is in the southern Peloponnese region.
Goodwood Friday Going SOFT Weather Heavy thundery showers Wind Almost nil STAR PERFORMER Peloponnese (8.25) travelled strongly and came right away for a facile victory.
The Peloponnese in Greece took the number one spot in Europe.