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date: 03 July 2020

Corinth 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
Author(s):
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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