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The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
John RobertsJohn Roberts

The city lies near the isthmus which joins central Greece to Peloponnese. Copious springs make the site extremely attractive, and it commands both the Isthmus and a rich coastal plain. Acrocorinth, the citadel, is too high to be a normal acropolis; the city lay by the springs at its northern foot. Development was continuous from the late 10th cent. ... ...

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