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Strong's #2882 - Κόρινθος
Corinth = "satiated"
- an ancient and famous city of Greece, on the Isthmus of Corinth, and about 40 miles (65 km) west of Athens
Κόρινθος, ὁ and ἡ,
I Corinth, the city and country, ἀφνειὸς K. Il. 2.570, Pi. Fr. 122.2; ὀφρυόεντα K. Orac. ap. Hdt. 5.92. β, cf. Plb. 4.67.8, Str. 8.6.20; but ἡ K. Hdt. 3.50, Th. 1.25, etc.; εὐδαίμων K. Hdt. 3.52; famed for its luxury and extravagance, whence prov. οὐ παντὸς ἀνδρὸς εἰς K. ἐσθ' ὁ πλοῦς Ar. Fr. 902a.
II son of Zeus, reputed founder of Corinth, Paus. 2.1.1: prov., Διὸς Κόρινθος, used of persons who are always repeating the same old story, Pi. N. 7.105, cf. Ar. Ra. 443, Ec. 828, Pl. Euthd. 292e.
III Adv. Κορινθόθι, at Corinth, Il. 13.664; Κορινθόθεν, from C., Michel 1087 (Olympia, V B.C.).
Κόρινθος, Κορινθου, ἡ, Corinth, the metropolis of Achaia proper, situated on the isthmus of the Peloponnesus between the Aegean and Ionian Seas (hence called bimaris, Horace car. 1, 7, 2; Ovid. metam. 5, 407), and having two harbors, one of which called Cenchreae (see Κεγχρεαί) was the roadstead for ships from Asia, the other, called Lechaeon or Lechaeum, for ships from Italy. It was utterly destroyed by L. Mummius, the Roman consul, in the Achaean war,
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Κόρινθος , -ου , ἡ ,
Corinth: Acts 18:1; Acts 18:27; Acts 19:1, 1 Corinthians 1:2, 2 Corinthians 1:1; 2 Corinthians 1:23, 2 Timothy 4:20.†
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