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CaptionThe Peloponnese or Peloponnesus Greek: Πελοπόννησος Pelopónnisos is a large peninsula and region in southern Greece forming the part of the country south of the Gulf of Corinth. ___________ It has two land connections with the rest of Greece a natural one at the Isthmus of Corinth and an artificial one in the shape of the Rio-Antirio bridge completed 2004. The peninsula has a mountainous interior and deeply indented coasts with Mount Taygetus its highest point. It possesses four south-pointing peninsulas Messenia the Mani Peninsula Cape Malea also known as Epidaurus Limera and the Argolid in the far northeast of the Peloponnese. Two groups of islands lie off the Peloponnesan coast: the Argo-Saronic Islands to the east and the Ionian Islands to the west. The island of Kythira off the Epidaurus Limera peninsula to the south of the Peloponnese is considered to be part of the Ionian Islands. ____________ During classical antiquity the Peloponnese was at the heart of the affairs of ancient Greece possessed some of its most powerful city-states and saw some of its bloodiest battles.
HeadlineDuring classical antiquity the Peloponnese was at the heart of the affairs of ancient Greece possessed some of its most powerful city-states and saw some of its bloodiest battles.
Copyright Noticeen.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peloponnese
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URLhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peloponnese

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