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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Latin[edit]

Map of ancient Messenia

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Μεσσηνία (Messēnía).

Proper noun[edit]

Messēnia f (genitive Messēniae); first declension

  1. Messenia

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular
nominative Messēnia
genitive Messēniae
dative Messēniae
accusative Messēniam
ablative Messēniā
vocative Messēnia

References[edit]

  • 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