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Peloponnese


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political
Description
Area forming S part of mainland Greece; originally inhabited by Leges & Pelasgians, who may have built Mycenae and Tiryns; Achaeans arrived 14th cen. BC; Dorians displaced them 12th cen. BC; torn by Persian Wars 500 BCE and Peloponnesian War 431-404 BCE.
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Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
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