Messenia

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Messenia

  1. A region in southwestern Peloponnese which has its modern capital at Kalamata. The original capital was at Messene.

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LatinEdit

 
Map of ancient Messenia

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Μεσσηνία (Messēnía).

Proper nounEdit

Messēnia f sg (genitive Messēniae); first declension

  1. Messenia

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Messēnia
Genitive Messēniae
Dative Messēniae
Accusative Messēniam
Ablative Messēniā
Vocative Messēnia

ReferencesEdit

  • Messene in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Messenia in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Messenia in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly