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Corinth


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Alternate Name
Kórinthos
Place Type
political; historic
Description
Was one of the most powerful cities of ancient Greece; settled in prehistoric times; modern city was founded by Dorian invaders; was important maritime power by 7th cen. BC, & colonized widely; was destroyed several times by war & earthquakes, & rebuilt.
Source
Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
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