- ancient city in the NE Peloponnesus, at the head of the Gulf of Corinth, noted for its luxury: fl. 7th-2d cent.
- modern city near the site of ancient Corinth: Gr. name Korinthos
- arm of the Ionian Sea, between the Peloponnesus & central Greece: c. 80 mi (129 km) long
- land strip joining the Peloponnesus with central Greece: c. 4-8 mi (6.4-13 km) wide & 20 mi (32 km) long
A city of southern Greece in the northeast Peloponnesus on the Gulf of Corinth. It is near the site of the ancient city of Corinth, which was founded in Homeric times and was a rich, influential maritime power in the seventh and sixth centuries BC.x
From Corinth, the Greek city. Compare currant.
From Ancient Greek Κόρινθος (Korinthos).
- The king of Corinth was his friend.
- Simultaneously Megarian commerce in Sicily began to be supplanted by Corinth and Corcyra.
- In the following spring he fastened a quarrel upon Potidaea, a town in Chalcidice, which was attached by ancient bonds to Corinth, and in the campaign which followed Athenian and Corinthian troops came to blows.
- The combined complaints of the injured parties led Sparta to summon a Peloponnesian congress which decided on war against Athens, failing a concession to Megara and Corinth (autumn 432).
- The Albanians in Greece, whose settlements extend over Attica, Boeotia, the district of ï¿½ Corinth and the Argolid peninsula, as well as southern Euboea and the islands of Hydra, Spetzae, Poros and Salamis, descend from Tosk immigrants in the 14th century.