Peninsula forming the S part of the mainland of Greece.
A peninsula forming the southern part of Greece south of the Gulf of Corinth. It was dominated by Sparta until the fourth century bc .
Peloponnesus Sentence Examples
They had sighted the coast of Peloponnesus when a storm overtook them and drove them to the coast of Libya, where they were saved from a quicksand by the local nymphs.
On the advance of Pyrrhus into Peloponnesus, he recovered his dominions.
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.
NAUPLIA, a town in the Peloponnesus, at the head of the Argolic Gulf.