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Corinth [Korinth; Korinthos]locked

  • Susan Langdon,
  • C. K. Williams II,
  • Charles M. Edwards
  •  and Mark Whittow

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Greek city, capital of the nome (department) of Korinthia and seat of a bishopric, near the isthmus between central and southern Greece. It flourished throughout Classical antiquity.

Susan Langdon

Backed by the steep citadel of Acrocorinth, which served as its acropolis, ancient Corinth derived its prosperity from its access to both the Corinthian and Saronic gulfs and hence the Adriatic and Aegean seas. Its twin harbours at ...

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