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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A forest fire in the Lakonia area, on the tip of the Peloponnese, was being fanned by strong winds.
Things are very bad," Peloponnese Governor Petros Tatoulis told state television.
One person has died of respiration problems in Peloponnese, local authorities said.
The "very strong" quake hit at 0345 GMT with its epicentre recorded between the Peloponnese and the island of Milos, 145 kilometres (90 miles) south of Athens.
Stay seven nights at the Westin Costa Navarino (B&B) in the Peloponnese from PS2,644 for a family - saving PS350.
The book charts our first year, trying to live like Greeks in a remote hillside village in the southern Peloponnese.
The two leads ease back into familiar roles with elan and the script, co-written by Hawke, Delpy and Linklater, rings true at every turn as relationships unravel at the seams while the Peloponnese peninsula provides a stunning backdrop.
Perfect for parents who need to inspire their offspring when it comes to history, Tolon in the north Peloponnese offers easy access to the impressive ancient sites of Olympia, Mycenae and Epidavros, as well as a lovely stretch of safe sandy beach.
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.
The president of the association, Georg Farrenschon, said that it was evaluating the creation of two units in Central Macedonia and the Peloponnese, besides an association of savings banks in Athens to coordinate the new banks.
The same group has been linked to the death of a 25-year-old woman driver during a chase near Korinthos at the Peloponnese peninsula in early April.
0-magnitude tremor hit southeast of the coastal town of Pylos in the western Peloponnese at 14:53 pm, the observatory said.