Corinthia, Corinthia, Peloponnese Afterwards it became a fortress of the Frankish Principality of Achaea, the Venetians and the Ottoman Turks. With its secure water supply, Acrocorinth's fortress was used as the last line of defense in southern Greece because... View More
Ancient Stadium of Nemea
Corinthia, Corinthia, Peloponnese The Stadium, which could accomodate 40.000 spectators, was built 400 m SE of the Temple of Zeus.
The track (total length of 178m) was bordered by a stone water-channel with stone basins at intervals for drinking water. The stone... View More
Corinthia, Corinthia, Peloponnese Although the Games, and the site of Nemea, became Panhellenic in 573 B.C., the physical remains from that early period are scattered and fragmentary. It is only after the Games return ca. 330 B.C. from Argos that we see clearly... View More
Corinthia, Corinthia, Peloponnese The Roman Odeion (Odeum) of Ancient Corinth was constructed in the 1st century AD, as an integral part of the new - founded Roman Imperial colony of Corinth. The Odeion is estimated to hold an audience of 3,000 spectators of musical... View More
Corinthia, Corinthia, Peloponnese Near the banks of the lake, the ruins of the ancient settlement of Stymphalos still exist, partly covered by water. The ancient spring of Stymphalos hasn\'t ever stopped to flow with water. On the east of the acropolis\'s... View More
Corinthia, Corinthia, Peloponnese Asklepieion and Lerna Fountain View More
Asclepeion of Ancient Corinth
Corinthia, Corinthia, Peloponnese The Diolkos is a paved road which was used for the transport of boats by land on a platform (\"puller of boats\").
Its western section was excavated to a length of 255m. on the Peloponnesos side of the Isthmus and of 204... View More
Corinthia, Corinthia, Peloponnese The Glauke Fountain was curved on the western slope of the Hill of the Temple of Apollo in Roman times. The fountain was probably created and initially used in the Archaic period. According to tradition, Glauke, daughter of king... View More