How do you pronounce Peloponnesus?

How do you pronounce Peloponnesus?

peloponnesus Pronunciation. ˌpɛl ə pəˈni səs; -sɒs, -soʊs, -səspelo·pon·nesus.

What does Peloponnesus mean in Greek?

Noun. 1. Peloponnesus – the southern peninsula of Greece; dominated by Sparta until the 4th century BC. Peloponnese, Peloponnesian Peninsula. Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic – a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil.

Where did the name Peloponnesus come from?

Peloponnesus (n.) The proper name is probably from pelios “gray, dark” (from PIE root *pel- (1) “pale”) + ōps “face, eye” (from PIE root *okw- “to see”). But the association of the proper name with the peninsula name likely is folk etymology.

What city was on Attica?


Who defeated the Greek empire?

the Romans

When was Persia destroyed?

Muslim conquest of Persia

Date 633–654
Location Mesopotamia, Caucasus, Persia, and Greater Khorasan
Result Rashidun Caliphate victory
Territorial changes Fall of the Sasanian Empire Sasanian Empire annexed by Rashidun Caliphate Rise of several dynasties in Tabaristan

Who stopped the Persian Empire?

Alexander the Great

Are Persians Arabs?

Arab people, or Arabs, are those people who inhabit the Arab world. “Arab world” is considered to be located in North Africa and Western Asia; Persians are those people who inhabit the Iranian Cultural Continent which includes the Iranian Plateau to the Indus River of Pakistan in the east to Turkey in the West.

Are Anatolians Arab?

Anatolian Arabic is any of several varieties of Arabic spoken in Turkey. They are dialects of North Mesopotamian Arabic spoken in the Eastern Anatolia, an area comprising the Turkish provinces of Mardin, Siirt, Batman, Diyarbakır, and Muş.