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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.

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[Corinth Monument] Babbius Monument

The Babbius Monument is a circular monopteros on a podium dating to the early 1st century A.D. It consisted of eight Corinthian columns arranged in a circle supporting an epistyle and a conical roof. It ...

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[Corinth Monument] Baths of Aphrodite

This was the name given, from the 19th century on, to a spring and cave in the former pleasure garden of the Ottoman Beys’ palace. It is located due north of the Forum on the line of the Lechaion Road ...

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[Corinth Monument] Baths of Eurykles

Pausanias calls a bath beyond Peirene on the Lechaion Road the most famous of the many baths in Corinth. Near the entrance stood statues of Poseidon, Leucothea, Palaimon on a dolphin and Artemis hunting ...

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[Corinth Monument] Baths of Hadrian

The masonary ruins of this bath stand several meters above ground to the north of the theater.

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[Corinth Monument] Bema

The Bema was a complex marble structure dating from the middle of the 1st century A.D. which dominated the face of the terrace of the Upper Forum at Corinth. It took the form of an open propylon with a ...

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[Corinth Monument] Building II

One of four classical buildings south of the race course.

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[Corinth Monument] Captives' Facade

An ornate two story facade located in front of the early basilica flanks the Lechaion Road between the North Shops and the Monumental Gate. The upper story consisted of a row of six larger-than-life-size ...

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[Corinth Monument] Centaur Bath

The Centaur Bath was built in late 5th century B.C. and abandoned in the late 4th century B.C. The preserved remains of this bath include a furnace room, a network of waterpipes, a central room with a ...

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[Corinth Monument] Central Area

The area of the main archaeological site at Ancient Corinth.

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[Corinth Monument] Central Shops

The central shops run from the Circular Monument to the Bema and from the Bema to the Doric colonnade extending from the West end of the South Stoa. The shops separated the Forum proper from the upper ...

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[Corinth Monument] Cheliotomylos

A hill named for the Mill of Tselios. It sits just outside the Classical city walls. Sherds mark the prehistoric inhabitation of the immediate area.

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[Corinth Monument] Chiliomodi

A village 15 km southwest of New Corinth.

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[Corinth Monument] Church of St. Paul

A byzantine church which was built directly upon the Bema.

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[Corinth Monument] Circular Building by Broneer House

A Roman monument 50 m west of the Odeium

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[Corinth Monument] Circular Monument

At the east end of the Central Shops, immediately to the south of the apheteria (starting lines) of the Classical and Hellenistic stadia (running tracks), the original Circular Monument may date to the ...

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[Corinth Monument] City Wall

The oldest portions of the City wall date from the late Geometric period. This early section was found at the edge of the terrace at the Potters’ Quarter about 1.5 kilometers west of the museum at Corinth ...