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In the extreme southeastern corner of Corinth is the famous Mount McGregor, where Gen. Ulysses S. Grant died.
Corinth is a quaint little town in Saratoga County, Upstate NY.
Corinth, NY is located on the banks of the Hudson River in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains.
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  Corinth, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
Corinth is as city at the western end of the Isthmus, joining the Peloponnesus to Boeotia.
Briareus assigned to Poseidon the Isthmus of Corinth and the neighbouring lands, and gave to Helius the height above the city (Acrocorinthus).
600 BC, as it is reported], during the reign of King Periander (Pyranthus) of Corinth, son of Cypselus 2, son of Eetion 4, Arion 2 of Methymna in Lesbos landed on Taenarum in Laconia (southern Peloponnesus), borne by a dolphin.
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 Corinth, Mississippi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Corinth is a city located in Alcorn County, Mississippi.
Corinth was founded in 1853 as Cross City, so-called because it served as a junction for the Mobile and Ohio and Memphis and Charleston railroads.
Corinth's location at the junction of two railroads made it strategically important to the Confederacy during the American Civil War.
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 Corinth - Phantis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Corinth, or Korinth (Κόρινθος is a Greek city, on the Isthmus of Corinth, the narrow stretch of land that joins the Peloponnesus to the mainland of Greece.
Corinth was the last sifnificant town of Achaea on its northern borders with another crusader state, the Duchy of Athens.
The municipality includes the townlet of Ancient Corinth (1,770 inh.), where the ancient and the medieval city used to be built at the foothills of the rock of Acrocorinth 3km from the new city centre, the townlet of Examilia (1,547 inh.), and the smaller settlements of Xylokeriza (777 inh.) and Solomos (686 inh.).
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 Corinth Central School District...
At the regular meeting of the Corinth Board of Education last night, the consultants presented the survey for approval.
The Corinth Board of Education will present to the Town and Village their Strategic Planning agenda and share the importance of communication being open amongst these partners.
At Corinth Central School, we believe children learn best in an atmosphere of cooperation, collaboration and respect for individual achievement.
www.corinthcsd.com   (481 words)

 BBC - Schools - Ancient Greece Corinth
The city state of Corinth had 900 square kilometres of mountains and farmland.
The city state of Corinth was between those of Sparta and Athens.
From the name 'Corinth' we get the English word 'currant' — for small fl grapes that have been dried in the sun.
www.bbc.co.uk /schools/ancientgreece/corinth/citystate.shtml   (101 words)

 Isthmus of Corinth Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Isthmus of Corinth is 20 miles (32 km) long and 4 to 8 miles (6 to 13 km) wide, and connects central Greece with Peloponnesos.
The Gulf of Corinth, an inlet to the Ionian Sea, is 80 miles (130 km) long and from 3 to 20 (5 to 32 km) wide.
Corinth is a port and major transportation center trading in olives, tobacco, raisins, and wine.
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 Corinth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Corinth mint was active throughout the 5th and 4th centuries and the coins were copied in many other cities.
Corinth was taken by Philip II of Macedon in 338 BC.
Corinth was occupied by Ptolemy I of Egypt in 306 BC and the coinage was stopped.
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 History of Ancient Corinth/Korinth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Euripides tragedy Medea, which is about a foreign woman Jason brings to Corinth and who later murders Glauce the king's daughter, the woman Jason had in mind to marry, and kills her own children in order to avenge Jason, it is a totally different story from the Corinthian legend.
Corinth after the tyranny was ruled by the aristocrats under a Counsil of eighty members and developed good relations with all the other city states, becoming a member of the Peloponnesian league.
Corinth dispatched 2000 troops under Aristeos who was captured by the Athenians, sent to Athens and executed.
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The city of Corinth was siutated on the Isthmus of Corinth, which joined the Peloponnesus to the mainland of Greece.
Corinth became a major center of commerce in the Roman province of Achaia.
In 29 BCE, Corinth was chosen as the administrative capital of the province, the seat of the Roman proconsul.
www.abu.nb.ca /courses/Pauline/images/Corinth1.htm   (129 words)

Corinth, or Korinth (Κόρινθος) is a Greek city, on the Isthmus of Corinth, the original isthmus, the narrow stretch of land that joins the Peloponnesus to the mainland of Greece.
In the 7th century BC, when Corinth was ruled by the tyrants Cypselus and Periander, the city sent forth colonists to found new settlements: Syracuse, Ambracia, and with Corcyra, itself perhaps the site of an early Corinthian settlement, Apollonia and Anactorium.
Greece Interstate 8A/E94 from Corinth to the boundary.
www.mlahanas.de /Greece/Regions/Corinth.html   (1152 words)

 Daily Bible Study - Corinth
Corinth is located about 50 miles / 80 kilometers west of Athens, on the narrow isthmus that connects the southern section of Greece, known as the Peloponnesus, to the Greek mainland.
Corinth owed much of its early success as a port to the fact that it was actually two ports - one to the Ionian and Adriatic Seas on the west side, and the other to the Aegean Sea on the east side, then separated only by the narrow isthmus.
Paul's first stay at Corinth lasted for eighteen months (Acts 18:1-18), where he first met, lived and worked with Priscilla and Aquila who had been among the Jews ordered out of Rome by Emperor Claudius (Acts 18:2).
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 About Corinth
Corinth was located on the southwest end of the isthmus that joined the southern part of the Greek peninsula with the mainland to the north.
Corinth was a maritime city located between two important seaports: the port of Lechaion on the Gulf of Corinth about two miles to the north and the port of Cenchreae on the Saronic Gulf about six miles east of Corinth.
Corinth was an important city long before becoming a Roman colony in 44 B.C. In addition to the extant works of early writers, modern archaeology has contributed to knowledge of ancient Corinth.
www.geocities.com /NapaValley/2294/1cor/Topic18.htm   (1089 words)

 Lovis Corinth Summary
Corinth was elected chairman of the Secession, the Berlin artists' association to which he had belonged since 1899, in 1911.
Corinth was antagonistic toward the expressionist movement, although after a stroke in 1911 his style loosened and took on many expressionistic qualities.
Corinth showed an early talent for drawing and attended the Munich Academy in 1880, which rivaled Paris as the avant-garde art center in Europe at the time.
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 Cemeteries - Corinth National Cemetery - Burial & Memorials
Corinth flourished throughout the remainder of the1850s until the election of Abraham Lincoln, Mississippi’s secession and the beginning of the Civil War.
Corinth National Cemetery was established in 1866 as a central burial site for approximately 2,300 Union casualties of the Battle of Corinth and similar clashes in the surrounding area.
Corinth National Cemetery was listed as a National Historic Landmark in 1991 as part of several sites associated with the Battle of Corinth; it was later listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.
www.cem.va.gov /CEM/cems/nchp/corinth.asp   (1131 words)

 Corinth Texas Real Estate
Corinth has unfortunately lost some of its rustic identity; but with an expected buildout of only 27,000 it will probably escape major urban crisis such as might be found in Plano or Carrollton.
Corinth's institute of higher learning, and a commercial anchor for the eastern side of town, resides in North Central Texas College, a two-year technical and vocational school, with a 3,000-plus student body, which opened for classes in January 2000.
Corinth, like Lake Dallas, Hickory Creek and Shady Shores, is also a 15-minute drive to the University of North Texas and Texas Woman's University - two of the largest schools in the Metroplex.
www.relocate-america.com /states/TX/cities/corinth.htm   (714 words)

 Corinth - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
Corinth had three good harbors (Lechaeum, on the Corinthian, and Cenchrea and Schoenus on the Saronic Gulf), and thus commanded the traffic of both the eastern and the western seas.
But when Athens, Thebes, Sparta and Argos fell away, Corinth came to the front again as the wealthiest and most important city in Greece; and when it was destroyed by Mummius in 146 BC, the treasures of art carried to Rome were as great as those of Athens.
Both Titus and Timothy were sent to Corinth from Ephesus (2 Corinthians 7:13,15; 1 Corinthians 4:17), and Timothy returned by land, meeting Paul in Macedonia (2 Corinthians 1:1), who visited Greece again in 56-57 or 57-58.
www.studylight.org /enc/isb/view.cgi?number=T2323   (1177 words)

 Corinth on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Strategically situated on the Isthmus of Corinth and protected by the fortifications on the Acrocorinthus, Corinth was one of the largest, wealthiest, most powerful, and oldest cities of ancient Greece.
The Corinth oinochoe: one- and two-handled jugs in ancient Corinth.(Part 1)
A new fragment of an inscription from the Julian Basilica at Roman Corinth.
encyclopedia.infonautics.com /html/C/CorinthG1r.asp   (1018 words)

 Ancient Corinth | Peloponnese Sights & Activities | Fodor's Online Travel Guide
Ancient Corinth, at the base of the massive Acrocorinth peak (1,863 feet), was blessed: it governed the north-south land route over the isthmus and the east-west sea route.
Corinth survived invasions but was devastated by earthquakes and began a long decline with further invasions and plague.
Corinth was captured by the Turks in 1458; the Knights of Malta won it in 1612; the Venetians took a turn from 1687 until 1715, when the Turks returned; and the city finally came into Greek hands in 1822.
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 Corinth at the Time of Paul's Arrival   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Corinth, the capital of the province of Achaia, was a city of social, cultural, and religious diversity, including Jews.
Corinth was located directly south of the Corinthian Gulf, on the Peloponnesian side (southern Greece) of the Isthmus of Corinth
Corinth was prosperous enough to be named as one of the three economic centers of Greece by Plutarch, a writer of the second century.
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 Corinth Rift Laboratory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Gulf of Corinth is presently the fastest opening continental rift in the world with an opening rate somewhere between 10 and 15 mm/year and the tilting and uplift of its southern shore at a rate of about 1 mm/year.
Proposal for a multiborehole observatory at the Gulf of Corinth
The Gulf of Corinth area is one of the most rapidly extending areas in the world, where the local seismicity in the Gulf of Corinth is showing great activity with 5 earthquakes of magnitude larger than 6 over the last 30 years.
corinth.dt.insu.cnrs.fr /publications/proceedings_1097/icdp_corinth_1.html   (9734 words)

With Medea, he settled in Corinth and lived there for several years until Creon, the then king of Corinth (not to be confused with Creon, king of Thebes, involved in the cycle of Oedipus), asked him to marry his daughter.
In historical times, Corinth, during the VIIIth and VIIth centuries B. was governed by an oligarchic regime at the hands of a family called the Bacchiadæ (Herodotus' Histories, V, 92b1), which replaced kingship in 747 B. It was a time when Corinth was the most prosperous city of Greece.
All through that war, Corinth was among the most extreme adversaries of Athens, refusing to sign the Peace of Nicias in 421 (Thucydides' Histories, V, 17-22), and asking for its total destruction at the end (Xenophon's Hellenica, II, 2, 19).
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Corinth fountain of Peirene* embellished by the Athenian Herod Atticus 2nd century A.D. still supplying water to the little village outside Corinth.
Corinth Glauke Fountain* Princess of Corinth she charmed Jason the Argonaut seeking for the golden fleece in the Black Sea, poisoned by Jason's wife Madea, a witch.
Corinth Temple of Apollo and Acrocorinth* early 6th century, the earilest example of a stone temple in Greece, the only remaining monument from the ancient Greek town, it is not Roman.
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 goGreece.com: City Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Returning to the main highway for Corinth, you pass the the Isthmus, - avlaki or "courtyard" as we Greeks call it - and head for one of the most important panhellenic shrines, the sanctuary of Poseidon at Isthmia (7th c.
Invasions and looting by barbarians threw Corinth into a new decline and the city was not heard from again until the early Byzantine era.
Corinth, with the most of the rest of the Peloponnese, fell to the Turks in 1458, became the property of the Knights of Malta for a time (1612), passed to the Venetians in 1687 and was recaptured by the Turks in 1715.
www.gogreece.com /travel/select.asp?CityID=51&RegID=10   (1697 words)

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