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[Corinth Monument] Acrocorinth

Acrocorinth (575 meters high) was described by the Roman historian Polybius as one of the “fetters of Greece” because it controlled not only the route across the Isthmus, but also the pass between the ...

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[Corinth Monument] Acrocorinth Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore

Excavations on the north slopes of Acrocorinth in the 1960’s and 70’s revealed a mass of small dining rooms both above and below and ancient road leading to Acrocorinth. They were arranged in parallel ...

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[Corinth Monument] Acrocorinth, North Slope

In 1960, several Late Roman graves were excavated adjacent to the road to Acrocorinth by Henry Robinson.

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[Corinth Monument] Aetopetra

Aetopetra is a hill (225x100m) located 3km west of Ancient Corinth, 1.6km east of Longopotamos, on the 92nd km mark of the Athens-Patras highway. Blegen observed pottery (EH, MH, and LH) and house walls ...

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[Corinth Monument] Aghioi Theodoroi

A village to the east of the Isthmus. Northwest of the city of Ag. Theodoroi, in 1961, archaeologists unearthed the ruins of ancient Krommyona. Important discoveries were made like a statue of Apollo, ...

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[Corinth Monument] Agios Basilios

A village located 25 km south of Corinth. Archaeological excavations prove that the area around Ayios Vasilios has been settled since pre-historical times. Zygouries, west of Ayios Vasilios, was excavated ...

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[Corinth Monument] Agora south central

Excavations in this area of the forum were conducted in 1936-38. Charles Morgan, M. Folse, and M. Campbell supervised the work on the Central Shops, Bema, and the Underground Shrine.

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[Corinth Monument] Agora Southeast

Oscar Broneer and R. H. Howland excavated in this area of the forum in 1933-35. Key monuments that they uncovered include the Central Shops and the South Stoa.

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[Corinth Monument] Agora southwest

In this portion of the forum a major campaign of excavation was undertaken from 1933 to 1938. Later Henry Robinson renuwed investigations here in the late 1950's. In 1963 and 1965 C. K. Williams, II ...

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[Corinth Monument] Amphitheater

A large oval depression (79 meters long x 52 meters wide) in the fields 1.2 kilometers east-north-east of the Temple of Apollo is a remnant of the Roman amphitheater. A broad gap probably marks the Porta ...

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[Corinth Monument] Anaploga

Anaploga was the old name of the hamlet one kilometer southwest of the main archaeological site. The place is known today as Agioi Anargyroi. ASCSA director Henry Robinson undertook several small-scale ...

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[Corinth Monument] Anaploga Sanctuary

ASCSA director Henry Robinson undertook several small-scale excavations in the vicinity of Anaploga during the early 1960’s. One of these exposed a Roman house with ornate later 1st or 2nd century A.D ...

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[Corinth Monument] Ancient Corinth

Corinth was a city-state on the Isthmus of Corinth, the narrow stretch of land that joins the Peloponnesus to the mainland of Greece, roughly halfway between Athens and Sparta. ASCSA excavations began ...

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[Corinth Monument] Apsidal Temple (Temple B)

A single course of foundation blocks are all that remain of this building with its west facing apse and facade opening toward the road to Lechaion and Peirene. A round base is located within the walls ...

[Corinth Monument] Argive Heraion

The Heraion of Argos is an ancient sanctuary in Argos, Greece. It was part of the greatest sanctuary in the Argolid, dedicated to Hera, whose epithet "Argive Hera" appears in Homer's works. The memory ...

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[Corinth Monument] Argolid

A county in the Peloponnese.

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[Corinth Monument] Asklepieion

The sanctuary of Asklepios is located in what was probably considered a healthy location on the north side of the city close to a supply of fresh spring water. It incorporated hospital facilities. The ...

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[Corinth Monument] Athena Trench

An early trial trench between the Theater and the Temple of Apollo that sought to find the Sanctuary of Athena Chalinitis.

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[Corinth Monument] Athenian Agora

The ancient market place of Athens.

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[Corinth Monument] Athikia

A village in the Corinthia 15 km south of New Corinth.