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Old 11-22-2008, 04:23 AM   #1
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Default Ethnic map showing where Albanian was spoken in the Peloponnese, 1890!

Source: Ethnographische karte des Peloponnes (ethnographic map of the Peloponnese), by Dr. Alfred Philippson, Petermanns Mitteilungen, 1890.

The Legend translated into English:

PURPLE - Newgreek language.
BLUE - Tzakonian dialect.
RED - Albanian language (current spreading).
RED - Greek and Albanian mixed.
RED - territory of Hellenized Albanians in the last generation.
Underlined in yellow ELIS, MELINCER, Vatika, Giannitsa - Slavic tribes and by Slavs inhabited regions and places from the 9th to the 12th century.
Guvaes: Popular region names, Geronthron: Names of ???,
BLUE ------ Traditional border of the Mani
RED ------ The approximate border of the Albanian territory by the 15th century
I-X Enclaves of the Albanian people
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