The chief of the chersonese was not slow to avail himself of the advantage of his position.
The Athenians resolved to attempt the recovery of the colony of Miltiades in the chersonese.
Miltiades barely escaped from the chersonese with the loss of his son and his kingdom.
His army he transported to Madytus, a city in the chersonese, and there joined his land and sea forces together.
In 309, he founded Lysimachia in a commanding situation on the neck connecting the chersonese with the mainland.
This diffused such fear through the inhabitants of Sestus and the other cities of the chersonese, as induced them to submit.
A strong squadron of Phoenician galleys was sent against the chersonese.
“Over there, Corporal;” and he pointed to a force of men returning along the chersonese heights.
Miltiades was of noble birth, and succeeded his uncle as ruler of the chersonese country, in Thrace.
The chersonese abounds in bulbous plants, some of great beauty, and rare shrubs.
from Greek khersonesos "peninsula," from khersos "dry land" + nesos "island," which is of uncertain origin; perhaps from *na-sos, literally "that which swims," from PIE root sna- "to swim" (see natatorium).