Sentence Examples

  • Their presence is explained by the legend that, when the Dorians conquered Peloponnesus, the Neleidae were driven out and took refuge in Attica, whence they led colonies to the eastern shores of the Aegean.
  • They carried their arms into Peloponnesus and at the head of a large coalition permanently crippled the power of Sparta.
  • According to the story, it was prophesied at the time of the Dorian invasion of Peloponnesus (c. 1068 B.C.) that only the death of their king at the enemy's hands could ensure victory to the Athenians.
  • Under King Pheidon the Argive empire embraced all eastern Peloponnesus, and its influence spread even to the western districts.
  • Of Macedon, who assailed the invaders with great energy, driving them out of Peloponnesus and marching into Aetolia itself, where he surprised and sacked the federal capital Thermon.

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