Corinthus/Corinth
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(Κόρινθος; Kórinthos, Corinthus, the modern Corinth).

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I. Position

The city lies on the second and third terraces above the coastal plain (40-95 m above sea level), c. 2 km from the coas…

Cite this page
Lafond, Yves (Bochum) and Wirbelauer, Eckhard (Freiburg), “Corinthus/Corinth”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider. Consulted online on 25 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e620370>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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