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... the canal for its feat of engineering, and me - well the colour is amazing! It links the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean sea. The idea to make this canal dates back as far as the first century AD, however it was not started till 1891 and completed in 1893. It is too narrow for todays modern large vessels and is mainly used for tourist traffic than major commercial use.
Next stop was the Theatre of Epidavrus.
... It is very warm today and humid, so the air is not clear. We are going first to the Corinth Canal.
In approximately the 1st century BC it was known that to get from the Aegean to the Ionion sea was a very short trip if one could just get the ships over a narrow neck of land at Corinth. Violkos built a Road called "Pull on 2" which referred to the fact that boats could be unloaded on one side and then put on wheels and pulled to the ...
Well got the hire car and I was the only volunteer. Ruth navigating with her fingernails embedded in the dashboard.
Wrong side of the car and wrong side of the road. Easy as apart from left hand automatically going for gear stick and turning the wipers on to indicate. Not that that was a major issue as nobody else was using them.
Driving in Ancient Corinth not so easy. Single lane roads that are not one way and head kept trying to stay ...
... contains some important artifacts of the ancient city. Some statues in the courtyard are representative of the Roman artwork of the time, and there is also an important inscription which seems to indicate that a synagogue did exist in Corinth at the time of Paul's visit. Dr. Camp also pointed out some tables that are believed to have been used for the Eucharist during the Roman period. Pottery that used the distinctive whitish clay from Corinth was also very prominent in ...
... and different styles of pottery among many other things. The Greeks became unified by nationalism, language and their belief in the Greek gods. Corinth was the greatest city-state by geography because it has land roots that cut northern and southern Greece that allowed or a lush mainland, it is right beside water and the geography allowed for the city to be protected well. During the Hellenistic period Corinth combined with other city-states to ...
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